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Archive of the posts written by author : Fergus Doyle.

The Shape of Things to Come

Dystopias are funny, aren’t they? They started off as a pessimistic response to the optimistic…

Billy Pilgrim Syndrome

There are things that happen with no explanation. Prophets, sorcerers and summoners, potions, apparitions and…

The Tragedy of Age

White was probably the only person left who respected Marshall. He had for all the…

Not history repeating itself, but man

Nine months ago, Hosni Mubarak was deposed as president and absolute ruler of Egypt. The people…

Decline and fall

When a self-made man becomes sole head of an empire, reforms it and makes it…

Barrel Fever – David Sedaris

Want to experience 90s America, but missed your chance? And by this, I mean the…

The end of the world

There is a man who has installed himself in the public areas of York. He…

The sad end of the Race

It’s sad that we, humanity (the good guys, if you will), have become disenchanted with…

The slow death of the independent bookseller

In November, 1936, George Orwell said that “the combines can never squeeze the small independent…

One man and his dog

You’re walking down the street one day, and you see a Man walking his Dog.…