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All Hail the King, Elvis Presley

As some of you may know, there are many connections between Elvis Presley and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. I thought I share these bits with you accompanied with some nostalgia on the anniversary of the King’s Death. 276 more words

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This bowl ~

“The deep roar of the ocean.

The break of waves on farther shores that thought can find.

The silent thunders of the deep.

And from among it, voices calling, and yet not voices, humming trillings, … 178 more words

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Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming by Neil Gaiman

I happened across an article on BrainPickings.org about reading and it makes so many valid points about why reading is important.  I won’t regurgitate what I read but I wanted to share the article because I think it’s worth sharing.   133 more words

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A Sense of Proportion

As Douglas Adams famously proved, “if life is going to exist in a Universe of this size, then the one thing it cannot afford to have is a sense of proportion.”

#TotalPrespectiveVortex

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Don't You Dare Quote Matchbox 20

“I like the dark part of the night, after midnight and before four-thirty, when it’s hollow, when ceilings are harder and farther away. Then I can breathe, and can think while others are sleeping, in a way can stop time, can have it so – this has always been my dream – so that while everyone else is frozen, I can work busily about them, doing whatever it is that needs to be done, like the elves who make the shoes while children sleep.”
-David Eggers

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Theresa May offers residents bribes for fracking

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,516

Monday 08 August 2016.

Dear Mrs May,

According to the BBC you want to compensate residents whose communities are affected by fracking with a proportion of the proceeds from shale gas projects. 415 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

(Not So) Obscure References

I was reading Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine. Most of you know Douglas Adams as the writer of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy… 341 more words

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