Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Éire

This evening: Éire Céad mile fáilte and may the wind be always at your back. With the Irish charm, lilting silver tongues, their lyricism and the blessing of the blarney, the welcome is hard to resist.  Auden pointed out, about…

Fall of the House of Sa’ud?

15:11  The US and UK today shut down their Yemeni embassies.  Are things getting nasty or is this a kneejerk reaction?  I’ve cobbled together some thoughts from a few sites: 1.  Afghanistan was a haven for many dedicated Muslims who…

From the conservative ranks

For weeks I’ve been thinking of saying this but found myself, like so many other small c and even capital Conservatives, in a dispiriting dilemma of gargantuan proportions – whom to vote for. Firstly, there are grave problems with the…