One of the things I love most about the city of London, And I REALLY DO love London- well, maybe not as much as my 'adopted Londoner' Welsh friend who has an about one by two foot copy of Big Ben, made out of old wrist watch parts, on the wall next to his bed. … Continue reading And Shakespeare Lived Here: Hatch’em, Match’em, Dispatch’em, And Catch’em.
Today started, as days often start in my world, with me with my hand stuck in the coffee machine. Actually, it is not all that wild of a story, infinitely logical even- Harald the mathematician's comment when I told him about it- Thank you Mr Spock. So anyway, there I was with my hand in … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Two Tales And A London Cabbie
I know- actually I'm hoping- that some of you have wondered why my blog was not up in the last couple of days- answer: busman's holiday. Make that: a last-minute secretive midnight-ish invite, a crazy three-day preparation period, during which I had to handle the usual- and unusual- things everyone goes through in this biz … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: And All Points West
Yesterday was thirty-three degrees hot here in Gutenberg Land. Meaning the entire populace was underway- eating ice-cream while dangling feet in the town fountain, looking for a store to browse in that just happen to have air-conditioning. And today being Sunday, And the churches here definitely NOT air-conditined- although the older models- like the oldest … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Sunday, Sun Day, Son Day-An Eco Of Gutenberg Land
Yesterday was not only a big day for sci fi in America- the Gutenberger went all out- from first light, with a camera team and wacky reporter from the second television dressed in full Star-Trek regalia and terrorizing the town with costume department tri-corders to questions to trapped passers-by about what Star Trek means to … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Live Long And Prosper
Yesterday was one of those days you hope for all summer- twenty-seven degrees, pale blue sky, just a hint of a breeze. (Did I mention it was wet, wet, wet here all summer? Or roasting hot and full of things that buzz and sting and make noise all night? No, not the neighbors.) So anyway, … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: And The Beat Goes On
In case you didn't notice, my computer George (he won't tell me his real name) is once more collecting spam and insults, and secretly sharing it (behind my back) with all his friends and ex-classmates at Boxbook. That is to say, after over a week offline, my usually barely controllable box of chips and bolts … Continue reading Little Box Of Horrors: It’s Baaaack