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Shoe Event Horizon & Healthcare

Recently, at work, I was discussing Douglas Adams ‘Shoe Event Horizon’ – the concept he discussed in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, where the people living on the planets Brontitall and Frogstar World B, to help themselves out of a state of dejection and misery started buying shoes. 502 more words


Movies that made me want to read the book!

Like most people, I prefer to read the books before watching the movie adaptations. But there have been times when I’ve watched the movie first, usually because I didn’t know it was based on a book and, although rarely, sometimes because I had no interest in reading the book. 821 more words



Don’t panic!

 Okay…so I figured this shot cried out for references to either Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy or Star Wars (“…in a galaxy far far away”) and HHG won.


Digging myself out of the hole

I think I am suffering from ennui. I think the best way to describe it is to apply the name that Douglas Adams gives it, the long dark tea-time of the soul. 354 more words

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams [Book Review] (161)

This, of course, is a book I’ve meant to read for quite some time. I even started reading it once before. This was before I got distracted and put it down.  163 more words


26 Books to Read in 2015: #11 & #12

That’s right!  The year is swiftly getting away from me, and I need to hurry to catch up.  So here’s a two-fer!

Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett… 394 more words

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To give real service you must add something which cannot be...

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. – Douglas Adams: http://dlvr.it/CmhMpp

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