Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Day of the week

When the day before yesterday was referred to as the day after tomorrow, the day that was then called yesterday was as far away from the day we now call tomorrow as yesterday is from the day which we shall…

Angus Burns Dei rolls over

This blog does not celebrate birthdays and all the rest of it, least of all mine.  However, if something significant comes up, it gets a mention.  Angus Burns Dei’s first birthday is today and rather than bake a cake, he…

Trivializing and then mocking

State-sanctioned bloodletting with a cross-emblazoned uniform thrown over the reality This is a perfect example of how five separate issues are trivialized and then mocked.  Propaganda is a powerful tool in the hands of the obsessed.  The issues are: 1. …

A rose by any other …

Poor old Wisconsin: Lead lobbyist for the federation, Chet Gerlach, said yesterday it made the change after the meaning of the common text-message lingo was brought to its attention. The organisation has had the same name since it was founded…