Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Jessicawatch – wind builds up

“The comfortable routine I had been getting very used to fell apart today with the wind picking up to 25 knots. A short building sea has been making life, I wouldn’t say uncomfortable but certainly different to some of the…

To pursue or not to pursue

Short post this morning, two quick stories: 1. Polanski : la victime demande l’abandon des poursuites I’m assuming you understand the French. Pretty clear choice. In my book it was a crime the way he did it but many would…

How women can empower themselves – and men too

Catherine Hakim, author of “Developing a sociology for the twenty-first century: Preference theory”, compared three competing theories of male dominance, preferring Goldberg’s and gave three reasons for her choice. 1. “The evidence is consistent with, and supports, Goldberg’s theory”. 2.…

Moir should never have apologized

Please find one instance in which I have backtracked and apologized for something I’ve written on this blog. The reason is that if you write something, you should: 1.  first have thought it through before mouthing off; 2.  checked all…