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: Muammar Gaddafi
NATO war crime in Libya?
On 22 July 2011, NATO warplanes attacked a pipe-production plant at Brega in Libya as part of the coalition operation against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. Four days later, during a press conference, a NATO colonel insisted that pro-Gaddafi forces were … Continue reading
Posted in Dark Mutterings Tagged Brega, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, NATO, war crime
People who live in glass houses …
The fourth law of thermodynamics states: “If anything can go wrong, it will”. You know the sort of thing – directly you cancel your plumbing insurance, the taps start dripping and a pipe bursts in the loft. So it was … Continue reading
Posted in Opinion Tagged coalition, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, Strategic Defence and Security Review, talking point
Moral dilemma #6
Col Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to “cleanse Libya house by house” until he has crushed the insurrection seeking to sweep him from power. In a televised diatribe lasting over an hour, he has threatened death sentences against anyone who challenges … Continue reading
Posted in Moral Dilemma Tagged Libya, moral dilemma, Muammar Gaddafi, philosophy, Tripoli, Utilitarianism