By starting this way I avoid the definite article being the first thing you see. This way my visitors do not conclude I am self-obsessed.

I found H2G2 when I clicked on a little fish next to Alta Vista's translate site. It was reminiscent of the camouflaged trapdoor that the resistance used to go down in Secret Army (I am just about old enough to remember watching this with my mum on a Sunday evening). Below is a network of conceptual tunnels linking funny and interesting points of view. I have discovered that the advent of the web has crystallised a sense of daily deja vu ("the interconnectedness of all things" as our patron puts it). I think my journal (when I can be bothered) will explain what word or idea has been reiterated in the last 12 hours and explore lateral thoughts around this.

For the record Glider...

likes: Surprises

dislikes: Tax, national insurance and miscellaneous deductions; Death; Anything else that is inevitable

is moved by hearing: My Bloody Valentine (obviously) but also Cocteau Twins, Chicane, John Coltrane, The Police, Oscar Peterson.

has recently been reading: John Updikes Golf Stories, The Adventures of Augey March (Saul Bellow); Seven Pillars of Wisdom (TE Lawrence); The Bible (God); Kant and the Platypus (Umberto Eco)

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Greetings Glider :) Oct 13, 2000


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