The Voyager Series
The official home of the Voyager Series. Find out what happens when Voyager 1 gets picked up by two itinerant spacecombers from Morys Minor...
woke up, fell out of bed
"I read the news today, oh boy."
A sincere and unequivocal attempt to make nonsense of a range of topical issues of the day...
Here is a catalogue of my prose writings, including children's fiction, short stories, non-sequiturs and odd scraps of surrealism with or without a straightforward narrative. Don't believe me? Well, to prove it, here's a picture of a man being fired from a cannon:
Scientists are racing to find dark matter in the universe. You may find some of it here in the form of conspiracy theories, dark secrets, sinister and bizarre tales...
Raising a racket at Upper Gummtrey Tennis Club...
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This intergalactically recognised award was presented to The Speed Of Dark Blog by The Speed Of Dark Awards Commission.
I am delighted to have been nominated for the 2012 Tony Blair Ducking Under The Bar Award for boldly raising the bar and diving under it. I knew I had the potential to be a great underachiever. I've racked up another prestigious award - the Eric Morecambe 'Mister Preview' Prize. According to the award citation, The Speed Of Dark Blog contains material that ranks with the finest literary works in history. All the right letters are there, but not necessarily in the right order.
This is just to draw your attention to a totally awesome feature of this blog. A random aphorism/one-liner/quote now appears at the top of the page AND, if you click on it, you get another one!! Too much of a good thing can be truly wonderful!
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Category Archives: Satire
Putin berates the west over proposal to arm rebels The Guardian, Monday 17 June 2013 Russian President Vladimir Putin said: “You will not deny that one does not really need to support the people who not only kill their enemies, … Continue reading
Protesters set up camp as Enniskillen braces for violent clashes 4 News, Monday 17 June 2013 The Northern Ireland G8 summit has seen £50m put into security preparations. With 3,600 officers brought in from across the UK for back-up, protesters … Continue reading
Cameron promises to cut taxes so companies move to Britain The Telegraph, Monday 17 June 2013 David Cameron has promised to cut business taxes to encourage more companies to relocate to Britain as world leaders gathered to discuss reforms of … Continue reading
Cameron pledges support for ‘genuine’ Syrian opposition The Guardian, Sunday 16 June 2013 David Cameron has welcomed President Obama’s announcement [on supplying arms to Syrian rebels], although he has yet to decide whether to follow the president’s lead. However, he … Continue reading
EU damages Britain’s competitiveness The Times, Friday 1 March 2013 Brussels is to curb bankers’ bonuses from next year in a major blow to the City and the UK Government. Previous Next WUFOOB Archive
The high-speed revolution will boost economy Herald Sun, Tuesday 29 January 2013 The British government has unveiled plans to extend a controversial high-speed rail network (HS2) to the north of England in a move that Prime Minister David Cameron said … Continue reading
Supercostlyunrealisticreformsareatrocious Evening Standard, Tuesday 29 January 2013 Children’s minister Elizabeth Truss today announced reforms aimed at improving the quality of childcare staff. New nursery staff will be expected to have at least C-grade GCSE in English and maths. Only nurseries … Continue reading
Should the ban on fox-hunting be lifted? The Telegraph, Sunday 23 December 2012 Jail fox hunters for five years, says RSPCA chief. The chief executive of the RSPCA issued a stern warning to Boxing Day hunts as he claimed those … Continue reading
RSPCA spent ‘staggering’ £330,000 on fox hunting case The Independent, Monday 17 December 2012 The Heythrop Hunt, based in Oxfordshire, pleaded guilty to four charges of intentionally hunting a fox with dogs. The district judge referred to the RSPCA costs … Continue reading
Private company offers trips to the Moon ‘by 2020’ Reuters, Friday 7 December 2012 Private firm, Golden Spike, plans “affordable” lunar mission for $1.5 billion. Financial Times, Saturday 1 December 2012 North Korea’s state news agency has announced the decision … Continue reading