Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Learn your fragrances, lads

Most men are clearly fazed by the range of fragrances [don’t call them perfumes] available at the counters. Don’t be worried. Introduce it sometime in a discussion with your wife or not-wife and find out what her personal tastes and…

The rabid secular elite

Nice piece in the Telegraph: This political point is worth making, since the Left, having lost the economic arguments are now channeling all their energies into “reforming” our culture, institutions, public manners and ethical norms. Ratzinger saw this coming when…

Call me James

Admittedly, one reads The Mail at one’s own risk but it is more human than the other rags and politically more sane. On the other hand, it certainly works itself up into a lather over anything and the story needs…

Wednesday trivia

To give your brains a rest this evening – some pieces of trivia, rather than a quiz: 1. No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times. 2. In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can…