The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux and Crawling Chaos

A Case of One Man’s Cake is Another Man’s Poison I first read the short story, “The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux” by Lord Dunsany, in the late seventies in a compilation, probably a Panther Books one.  It’s staggering simplicity is matched by the masterful telling. View Larger Map Later, in (a sort of) homage, Crawling… Continue reading The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux and Crawling Chaos

Happy Birthday Unix

Well it’s a sort of birthday.  As of 23:31:30 today, UNix will be 1234567890 seconds old! Google has celebrated with yet another unique graphic for the occasion.  Click on the link below for a Google search on this string: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=unix+1234567890&ct=unix1234567890&oi=ddle Unix’s calendar started the first second after the end of the sixties.  Like all clocks… Continue reading Happy Birthday Unix