Category Archives: Science Fiction

A Hitchhiker’s Guide Trivia Quiz – Part 3 of 4

Towel Day is just a dozen days away! Do you know where your towel is? Here’s the third ‘fit’ of the triva quiz I’ve made up for fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in the run-up to this … Continue reading

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The nightmare

The huge, bizarre creature atop the podium glared at me with its single eye. The several protuberances emanating from its body coiled and twirled ceaselessly. The smell, strongly reminiscent of rotten meat and — of all things — lemons, was … Continue reading

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Visitation

They had come at night, that one time. It was a still night; not a breath of wind, yet there had been a zephyr-like sound, a series of popping noises, and then they were simply there. Naturally, I’d been a … Continue reading

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide Trivia Quiz – Part 2 of 4

Towel Day is just twenty-two days away! Do you know where your towel is? Here’s the second instalment of the triva quiz I’ve made up for fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in the run-up to this year’s … Continue reading

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Journey’s end

I shaded my eyes from the fierce sky glow and peered across the tops of the trees spread out below. The locator indicated that the beacon was about twenty klicks to the north. On the horizon I could see a … Continue reading

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide Trivia Quiz – Part 1 of 4

Do you know where your towel is? In the run-up to Towel Day, I am pleased to present a triva quiz I’ve made up for fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. There are four parts to this quiz. … Continue reading

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Remembering Earth Day

Every Earth Day I force myself to look at it. It sits in its place on the wall, oblivious to the new reality. A mute reminder of that time, long ago now; an epoch some consider to be the pinnacle … Continue reading

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Do you know where your towel is?

Calling all hoopy froods: it is (at the time of writing) 42 days until Towel Day! Towel Day is celebrated every year on 25 May as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams. On this day, fans openly carry … Continue reading

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Get my eBook for FREE, All Fool’s Day 2020

It’s no joke! On 01Apr2020* my eBook is available totally FREE! Just click on this link right here to get it. If you don’t have a Kindle, don’t worry, you can use the Kindle app or Kindle for PC Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Half

Mission accomplished; we were heading out of The Complex when I saw her. She was working on an assembly line, mindlessly repeating the same actions over and over again. Her body moved with fastidious, entrancing grace. Memories of our time … Continue reading

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