Q1 2020 round-up

The first quarter of 2020 finished. The new decade has begun with a real bang. By now I think we've all had a chance to experience the lockdown and some of us maybe even got used to it. I hope you are all safe and sound. It still surprises me how much the world can …

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Books for the Lockdown – Dystopian and Depressing

Another week of the lockdown passed. I’m sure all of us are getting a bit antsy by now. Hopefully, all of you and your loved ones are healthy and safe. Last week we looked at happy and funny books. This week we’ll take another tack – going down the dystopian and apocalyptic route. If you …

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The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham – Quotes

For food was then our most pressing problem, and the progress of the regeneration schemes, and the advance of the cultivation lines on the maps, was followed with almost as much attention as an earlier generation had paid to battle fronts. In temperate countries, where man had succeeded in putting most forms of nature save …

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