Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Place your bets please

Let’s not do this as a poll but just as comments.  Do you feel that the result will be: 1.  Dave gets in with a working majority? 2.  Gordo gets in with a working majority? 3.  Cleggover gets to hold…

Accordion

Perhaps it’s a case of love it or hate it, like the banjo. The accordion depresses me in a good way because it brings back memories of evenings and nights. I associate it with passion, not anything cheesy and my…

Examination Day

Obviously the acting’s a bit naff but there’s nothing naff about the premise. A 12 year old boy prepares for the government exam and he can’t wait to show his brilliance. The parents are not so sure. The day comes,…

Profile of an eruption

From Iceland Review:  Second Flood From Volcano Vastly Different From First One Markarfljót river to the west of Eyjafjallajökull glacier flooded for the second time last night. The second flood was completely unlike the first one. The floodwater in the…

Paedophilia rings and schools

This is a tale of paedophilia and questionable organizations.  As such, it is rich in potential litigation, particularly in the litigation capital of the world, the UK.   So, no allegations or even innuendo will be made beyond what appears…