The late great Douglas Adams in his fabulously inventive ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” gave us “The Improbability Drive” as the motive power for nipping from interstellar points A or B to C, D, and beyond. 334 more words
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It has been twenty years since Bill Bryson, a writer originally hailing from a small town in Iowa, fell in love with Great Britain where people are delighted in small pleasures, call strangers “Love,” and orderly wait on lines in public without peevishness. 500 more words
Your labours grant you access to new cultures and perspectives.
You are constantly challenging yourself.
You have already learnt a language in your lifetime.
You are developing your mind. 54 more words
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Dedicated to my mother: Mary Beth McGowan
Thanks for remembering and sharing this insanely majestic place with us. Sometimes it was hard to put these experiences into words, but on the following pages I do try.