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The Total Perspective Vortex

It’s another Wednesday night. I’ve had a glass or two of a rather nice wine after another long and complicated day at work which included amongst other things leading a tricky meeting in the morning (taking my usual refuge by a flipchart) and making an impromptu speech in front of some bigwigs this afternoon. 1,230 more words

Now That I'm A Grownup

Book 4: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams

I have been called a geek since the beginning of my name calling memory. I never actually minded it, even back in high school, when it was still considered an insult. 409 more words

English

As Softly as an Anvil

30 Day Writing Challenge, Day 12

Two Words/Phrases the Make Me Laugh

  1. “The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.”
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Thoughts

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams

I mentioned in my post about my New Year’s Resolutions that I set myself this year that I wanted to complete the “Around the Year in 52 Books” reading challenge. 678 more words

Rating

Wait, You Mean the Sky is NOT Falling?

Hitchhiking with Chicken Little

Photo by J Scott Rakozy on Unsplash

Lesson #102: When faced with a problem, rather than act rashly and increase your odds of doing something stupid, instead THINK and ACT from a position of wisdom. 1,315 more words

Life Lessons

In defence of Dirk

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ― Douglas Adams… 232 more words

Geekery & Games

Writing Tip: Spotlight (Douglas Adams)

Anybody else feel like this is their life-quote as an author?

Douglas Adams was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist, and dramatist. He is best known for “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” and his work for Doctor Who including the episodes “The Pirate Planet,” “City of Death,” and “Sada” (although the third was never televised). 137 more words

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