Tag Archives: Douglas Adams

Hello Babies

“Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you’ve got about a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, … Continue reading

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Stanstead -> Sch╦ćnefeld

As that wise man Douglas Adams pointed out, it is probably not a coincidence that no language on earth has a use for the phrase ‘as beautiful as an airport’ yet architects continue to rave about Stanstead. In the past … Continue reading

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big bang

I’ve met a few muslims who seriously (tried to) use the big bang as ‘proof’ of the existence of god, using the First Cause (uncaused) argument. i was gobsmacked that anyone would still try this failed tactic.. Having god press … Continue reading

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life, the universe and everything

just heard the first episode of the new HHGTTG.. it was great to have it back & obviously it is never going to be as good as the real thing but glad they’ve finally gone and done it. ­čśÇ I … Continue reading

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Literate Year – January

one of my new year’s resolutions was to keep a note of the books i read this year, here’s what i got through in january: Don’t Panic – Neil Gaiman A good book for Douglas Adams/HHGTTG anoraks – recently revised … Continue reading

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tom holt = york city

comic novelist tom holt tries hard but will never amount to anything.. i read one of his books.. i forget which (they do seem to have a certain sameness about them) it was mildly diverting with quite a steady rate … Continue reading

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Douglas Adams

Spotted on RichardHerring.Com Subject: Douglas Adams Posted by: Richard Herring on 13/Mar/03 I have to admit that one of the things that made me want to write Warming Up ws the fact that I had just read the Salmon of … Continue reading

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