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It's My Birthday

Happy birthday to me. I’m 42 this year, and if you’re a fan of Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy you know the number 42 has special significance. 67 more words

Life, The Universe, & Everything

Foolproof design

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”

— Douglas Adams


Teaching the world in harmony


I originally wrote this as a short story, straight after the original Cyrus Song, and it later became chapter two of the novel. After Simon Fry meets the microscopic pan-galactic humanoid missionaries, and the more scientific Captain Mamba and his animal passengers. 5,173 more words


Summer Reading Roundup: Classic Adventure Novels

Summer is almost upon us, and with summer comes the irrepressible urge to read a bunch of books and make up for our reading habits in the rest of the year. 1,280 more words


How To Not Give Up a Book

The Hobbit. Catcher in the Rye. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Pride and Prejudice. What do all these books have in common? I never managed to finished reading them. 1,212 more words


Everything is a Frickin' Festival

“For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.” ~  Douglas Adams

Fear of missing out (FOMO) is the latest dreaded anxiety to befall citizens in the richest country in the world.

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