Heading into the weekend with some old ideas

I think this album came out in 1973 and I have loved it ever since.  I have been round the world since then, raised a family, been married twice, work as a teacher, a salesman, a retailer, a farm hand, and a Nuclear Physicist. But still I come back to some of my teenage music.Continue reading “Heading into the weekend with some old ideas”

Daft Elves and Time Travellers

“You’re on the ball now!” Wayne adjusted his underwear and sat more comfortably. “Do you know about the Witch King?” enquired Wayne, with a slight look of pain in his eye; though it may just have been  a tear of sympathy at his former predicament; or maybe it was irritated by mushroom spores that wanderedContinue reading “Daft Elves and Time Travellers”

Prelude: That what must it be.

Two Black holes collided and ate each other without really affecting the fabric of Space-Time, though that has nothing to do with our story. There is a disturbance in the River of Time, wallowing through the sludgy rising tides in the Sea of Life; churning undefined particles from the beginning to the end of theContinue reading “Prelude: That what must it be.”

University Twerps

There were just things that drove me mad. It was the posh boys that did it. You see, they had failed at school and all of their rich mates had gone on to study in the 18th Century at Oxford and Cambridge. Coprolite Studies in city’s trapped inside their own indifference; twas ever thus. PlayingContinue reading “University Twerps”

Reflections on words

I was going to start with ‘mirror’ but that is just a bad Physicists joke and I am a bad Physicist. When working through chapter 24 tonight and had to look up quite a few words. I love Google – I still remember sitting at home with an Oxford dictionary, a dictionary of etymology andContinue reading “Reflections on words”

Chapter 8 – Dumbell Ena

The atmosphere inside the inn was very much like that of any Public House anywhere in the Known Universe. It was probably the same as any Public House in the Unknown Universe but that will never be known.. There was one major difference; you have to travel far and wide on earth to find aContinue reading “Chapter 8 – Dumbell Ena”