Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Quiz at Nine

What are these? 1. Microscopic periodicity is a sufficient but not a necessary condition for it, it can have a piezoelectric effect and the IUC regulates the nomenclature and other matters relating to it. 2. It uses South-Pacific nomenclature, such…

The PCC power grab

Longrider, Mr. Eugenides and DK have commented on the PCC power grab for the blogosphere.  You can read it over there.  I’ve signed up to the protest letter and maybe you should too, if you’re a blogger that is.

Villages, housing and green belts

Mark Wadsworth maintains: Barely ten per cent of England by surface area is developed, and the proportion of leafy Surrey that is developed is not much higher. And it’s not “forced construction”; there’s a demand for housing so developers try…