Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Ode to the Chinese motherland

Please, decadent westerners, join with us this night in a celebration of Great China and all she stands for on her 60th Anniversary [don’t forget to beam].  As the leader reminds us: Behind the close relationship between CPC leaders and…

Late evening listening – feeling sunny

This evening, Dearieme presents Noel Coward’s advice to Mrs. Worthington: Unfortunately for Dearieme, Jean Goldkette’s Sunny Disposhish’ has youtube’s insanely annoying “embedding disabled” but it’s at the end of this link and well worth a listen. As some sort of…

Taoiseach blackmail

This is appalling – just look at the language: And for Taoiseach Brian Cowen, it’s a case of, “If at first you don’t succeed try, try again.” Or this: Last June unemployment was less than 6%; now it is nearly…