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Neuromancer strikes my fancy

A few weeks ago Keith Law tweeted this lifehacker list of seminal Science Fiction books. From the age of 10 – 30 the only books I read were nature/baseball/science fiction/westerns so I thought I’d take a look at the list and see how many of them I read. 974 more words

No.169 Claustiphobic Coffee?

The exact quote is: ” Well I hope you’re not claustrophobic. …I don’t even like coffee.” This strange quote came from “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. 333 more words

Listen to the messages of the Universe

Never underestimate the power of the Universe. It is constantly talking to us and sending us messages. The question is “are we paying attention and listening to the messages?” 247 more words


Finding the beautiful

I’ve written before how Douglas Adams’ books are woven through my cultural history; form part of my Englishness that will never completely leave me, no matter how far away from there I live. 548 more words

I'm Working On It

Chapter 21: Truman Just Barely Manages to Save the Day

Truman struck straight for the torture room. There was a moment when Truman thought Mayor Bigsby had lost his courage upon seeing the beast he was up against, but just as the dragon started towards Truman, the mayor shot out in front of it with flailing arms. 2,433 more words


New play about Douglas Adams hits Liverpool & Manchester

We Apologise for the Inconvenience – an infinitely improbable play about Douglas Adams – is coming to 81 Renshaw , Liverpool and the Three Minute Theatre in Manchester later this month. 117 more words


I Didn't Read Science Fiction . . .

Aitch did.

She introduced me to Douglas Adams’ five books. For years I just looked at them on our library shelf, stuck in my natural history and science rut. 146 more words