Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Contemporary chantoosies

There are still bands and chantoosies putting out what, to me, are truer to the spirit of those times but are also in place for our own storm clouds – our own forces sweethearts, our own new hell on earth…

The Great Lakes

The sharp-eyed will have seen the post on Lake Superior: https://nourishingobscurity.uk/2020/10/lake-superior/ … and Chuckles has been kind enough to send pics of enormous size of the place. Even cut down, the size constraints mean I can only display two at…

Malthus eat yer heart out

Just awoke again on Bizarre Sunday, the clash of the time zones. Ok, what does one call elderly these days? Post-80 years? Or with elderly conditions in one’s 60s or what? Just being a pensioner? I suppose I can still…

Non-essential

My Twitter picture says: “Stamp out prohibition.” I never thought it would become relevant again one day, in quite this way. https://t.co/n2tZaKoQ2o — Deplorable James (@JamesHghm) October 24, 2020

Betamax v VHS

Two things about this video – first the Sony v JVC battle but then the presenter of the video. This is the background: In 1976 Sony introduced the Betamax video cassette recorder. It catalyzed the “on demand” of today by…