Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Two travesties

Home Priti Patel’s ‘Economically Inactive’ Comments Betray UK Govt’s Hostility to Traditional Family “Almost communist” comments by the Home Secretary that “economically inactive” people should be mobilised into the workplace have underlined the actively hostile policy environment for young families…

Who is it …

… and what’s his or her claim to fame? 1. Former television meteorologist and radio meteorologist, he is also founder of the Surface Stations project, a volunteer initiative to document the condition of U.S. weather stations. The Heartland Institute helped…

The Scout Association

Somewhere amongst the bric-a-brac spread across different countries is my academic robe, also this strange thing pictured right. It’s a Gilwell scarf, three bead lanyard and special woggle. You get the scarf, woggle and two bead lanyard if you pass…

Thursday too

14.  The important things 13.  Whodathunkit https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/this-7-000-year-old-well-is-the-oldest-wooden-structure-ever-discovered-archeologists-say-1.4815023 12. In the light of the DemRat debate

Thursday quickies

7.  Jet Man ‘Jetman’ soars over Dubai in stunning solo flight wearing a carbon fiber wing powered by four mini jet engines. He took off from the ground and transitioned to almost 6,000 feet above sea level. https://t.co/tixTyJstIR pic.twitter.com/rYv5PsRTw9 —…

True stonewalling

There’s a Russian phrase Зачем вам знать or za chem vam znat and it means ‘for what for you to know’ or more easily ‘why do y’all need to know’?  I prefer to leave it as za chem [rounder translation –…