Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Who decides on history?

Your humble blogger is a little preoccupied just now but couldn’t go past this one, courtesy of the English Free Press. Under plans [by Sussex University], research and in-depth teaching into periods such as the Tudors, the Middle-Ages, Norman Britain,…

Cameron is in the wrong party

To hear John Strafford speak at the conference, one had to go through the main room, down a service corridor and into a tiny room in the corner of the “fringe” building. Tory CCHQ calls anyone speaking here “fringe”, people…

The death of excellence

With continual political blows to the solar plexus turning us all punch drunk and willing to even believe fantasies such as “we’re coming out of the recession”, another blow has come from a quarter we should have been prepared for…