Random thoughts on random topics from Phredd – our resident philosopher.
By alananderson / 9th October 2018
RANDOM THOUGHTS ABOUT LIFE, MORALITY, MORTALITY, WHAT IS RIGHT AND WRONG. With some luck I will reach number 42. WHY 42? The number 42 in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams is the "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything", calculated by an enormous supercomputer named Deep Thought over a period of 7.5 million years. Unfortunately, no one knows what the question is. Thus, to calculate the Ultimate Question, a special computer the size of a small planet was built from organic components and named "Earth". THOUGHTS 1 to 42 1. “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose” There was a wonderful song from my youth sung by, amongst others, Kris Kristofferson and Gordon Lightfoot,...Read More
By alananderson / 24th February 2018
Shit Happens! or Life is a tube of toothpaste Why I’m writing this book Throughout my life I, like everyone else, have been influenced by events and people I’ve known. It has been an absolute privilege to love, work with, play with and learn from most of the people I’ve known. Most of the people I’ve known in my life have been wonderful people and I thank you all from the depths of my soul. However, I’ve probably learned more from the other less pleasant people and events of my life so I guess I owe them all a big thank you as well. I have learned a great deal from my grandparents and parents. I have tried, as best as I...Read More