Tag: Douglas Adams

writing, gaming, creating

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Binging the box sets. Watching Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – and that was a half season binge of four episodes – on Netflix last night. Very good. Like it. As a long time fan of anything Douglas Adams, I read Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency when it came out, around 87/88. The Hitchhiker’s Guide…
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December 18, 2016 0

E is for Explosive

Conceived and patented by the prolific inventor Arthur Paul Pedrick, the Internally Explosive Nail is a display of lateral thinking that pervades Pedrick’s work. Whereas so many people mutter “I could have done that” after the event, here is a man who charges forward and seizes the moment. In 2000, I published this article as…
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April 6, 2016 0

And Another Thing…

Just finished reading ‘And Another Thing…‘, Eoin Colfer’s contribution to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. I think most people would accept that Douglas Adam (bless his soul) began to drift off a bit with this series in the latter part of the over-extended trilogy. However, ‘And Another Thing…‘ seems to take ‘drift’ to…
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July 17, 2010 0

Like A Hole in the Head

I’ve become intrigued by the web of the Internet, the interrelationship between sites and pages forming organically over time. I have been spending time trying to iron out some loopholes and gaps in my site content of late, because people have linked to stuff from here in the past that I have then lost or…
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June 11, 2010 0


Once I ran an emergency messageboard site, a back-up for the Starlightlines Employee Forum, which at the time had a tendency to crash unexpectedly. The Forum has been running for a good ten years now and charts the extend story of the passengers aboard the Starship Titanic and what happened to them after the Spontaneous…
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June 3, 2010 0