Category Archives: humour

Allegorical 

Rumpelstiltskin – ever wondered what he was really up to? Goblins. Ever wondered if ALL those goblins in those dreadfully protracted middle earth movies were all CGI? The Saracen’s head – it’s not really a ‘head’ though is it? It’s … Continue reading

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Theology redefined

A hitman, an unconvinced priest and a down-at-luck hotel receptionist. These souls collide in a farcical set of business arrangements whereby the hitman is dragged along and used to provide a meal-ticket for the others. Our priest does not really … Continue reading

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Swimming

  The fourth book of the ‘hitch-hiker’ series. I’m not going to grace it with the conceit that it is a ‘trilogy’ because it is not.  It is however, a good story. Once again, Adams moved away from the pointless … Continue reading

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The Restaurant at the end of the yawniverse 

   Seriously ? Why has this become a ‘classic’. It’s ok at best. The events follow those of the hitch-hikers guide to the Galaxy and roughly develop the plot further but in truth apart from a (very vague), existential discussion … Continue reading

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Don’t panic

 I read this again in the last few weeks and in the process I came to a few conclusions: 1. Douglas Adams wrote thought provoking books 2. It’s good but not nearly as good as everyone says it is … Continue reading

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Doh!

This book is not quite what it sets out to be. On the face of it, it would appear that, according to the author, the Simpsons, has been educating the world in mathematics by stealth. What has actually occurred is … Continue reading

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Atomic

Yet another brilliant piece of work from Jonas Joanasson. The style of this book is very similar to the 100year old man.., if you liked that (and I did (see earlier)with a few reservations) then this is for you. We … Continue reading

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