Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Pernickety quiz

What is: 1. the dot over an “i” 2. the white of an egg 3. the curved shape of the water surface in a glass 4. the physics of the apparent bending of a stick in water 5. the only…

Have you heard of Kotor?

Nor had I until this article. I have a friend now living in Serbia and one or two shots she put on my computer a couple of years back show the type of place Eastern Europe can be.  Personally speaking,…

Ronald says: “Paedo? Moi?”

There is absolutely no truth to the rumour that the young lady above was unimpressed by Ronald’s whispered offer and as for the pic below, he was quoted as saying, “I’m just an attractive kind of guy, kids love me…

Quick take

The value of a sound, solid education So David Cameron is to replace resigning MPs with women, irrespective of merit.  Funny, I always thought that the policy, at least on paper, was to replace the retiree with the best candidate,…