Beyond the Sphere

One Minute Ramble: The Next Day

I woke up this morning with the strangest feeling that I had forgotten to do something. The feeling was so intense, it felt urgent. How can you have an urgent forgotten feeling? The reason for this feeling was… Read More

The Brand-New Drive-Thru Review

Today’s review is about the newly opened intergalactic drive through just beyond Mars. Actually, the drive-thru itself is on Phobos, one of Mars’ two moons, and the decision to have the drive-thru there has caused a little resentment,… Read More

Looking Deeper…

Down the lane. There’s a river down the lane. There’s a road alongside the river down the lane. There’s a gate on the road that’s alongside the river down the lane. There’s a post by the gate that’s… Read More

Introducing Brianpower

Brianpower is another of my complex internal personalities. Not in a nagging way, as Bernard is. Or as frustrating as Fred, my inner driver. Or as nerdy as Tom the Geek. Or as heroic as Aquatom. Or as… Read More

A Mouse Possessed

What seems like years ago, and was actually mere months, I mentioned a problem I have with my mouse. The problem remains to this day, but I have managed to live with it. Frustratingly infuriating (or should that… Read More

Aquatom Today

I woke up this morning, and looked out of my window. I never realised that Aquatom Mansion was hundreds of stories high. Neither have I realised that I live on the coast, but apparently I do. Or I… Read More

The Three Marys

I’ve found myself, once again, thinking of Betelgeuse this week. I last wrote about Betelgeuse in my post Night as bright as day? back in January 2011, and the speculation that it is due to go supernova sometime… Read More

What’s behind a cat’s stare?

She can sit and wait for hours on end In weathers wet and dry You look at her, she looks at you, And you have to wonder why? I wonder what she’s thinking As she sits and looks… Read More

When Grease meets Hair. My Hair.

I got hair It’s multiplying And I’m losing control ‘Cause the power it’s revealing It’s horrifying It better shape up ‘Cause I need a cut And my eyes just can’t see through It better shape up It better… Read More

Guess Who?

I was looking through some old photographs the other day, and came across a couple of class group photos, from, I think, the first and third year of secondary school, and then, even earlier from the sunny days… Read More

Ministers without a purpose

I am not at all politically minded. I don’t like politics of any kind, not the governmental kind, the office kind, or the little one-on-one kind. To me, it’s all manipulation, co-operation, beg, steal or borrow, or you… Read More


It’s very strange the information that you come across when looking for something completely unrelated. One thing that I learned tonight, which seems so obvious I don’t know how I hadn’t realised it before, came to me while… Read More