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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Tag Archives: eurozone
The Global Economic Crisis Presented by polkingbeal67 & smolin9 Earthwatch presenters – polkingbeal67 & smolin9 “Join us to watch human life unfold on the Pale Blue Dot.” MMBC Earthwatch Highlights, interviews and analysis from Earth’s media (Mar 2013) A proposal … Continue reading
Where’s the sand? Daily Telegraph, Monday 21 May 2012 Boris Johnson writes… I see the G8 has a brilliant solution to the problems of the eurozone… We are told that the only solution now is a Fiscal Union (or FU). … Continue reading
When Eurozone finance ministers agreed a 130-billion-euro bail-out for Greece yesterday, Eurogroup chairman Jean-Claude Juncker described it as “a comprehensive blueprint for putting the public finances and the economy of Greece back on a sustainable footing, and hence for safeguarding financial stability … Continue reading
Europe has a toothache. You know how it is with toothache. At first you delude yourself that it will just go away. You try to ride it out. But it persists, so you accept there’s a problem and try to … Continue reading
These days the word ‘democracy’ has become ubiquitous. It’s used to justify everything from toppling bothersome regimes to occupying St Paul’s Cathedral. It’s meaning has become as empty as a Greek tax return. If the hapless Greek prime minister George Papandreou … Continue reading