Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Self defence – many are preparing

M1911 Angus reports on the ammunition shortages in the U.S.: The shortages are so bad that retail globocorp Wal-Mart has been forced to introduce rationing at the ammo counter in many of its stores. Depending on calibre, customers may be…

Ikebana – the art of floral arrangement

Ikenobo Moribana [freer] arrangement People have long appreciated beautiful flowers and arranged them in vases. However, in Japan, the way of arranging flowers and plants has been carefully systematised and this is called ‘Kado’. In the Kamakura period (1192-1333), the…

Space quiz – try these five

1. On January 31, 1958, Satellite 1958 Alpha was launched. What was it more commonly known as? Hint: E….. 2. To be fair, the Soviets had been first with the First intercontinental ballistic missile in 1957. What was it called?…