Great Douk – Quantum Digging

Eski (This article first appeared in the NPC Newsletter 60 in  February 2004) Following recent comments about activity levels within the club, it might interest some of you to know that someone from the club is actually doing some digging every week. Before you get too excited about this signalling a renaissance I should admit …

Brown Envelope, Yellow Card

There’s a brown envelope. A large missive in my hand. I know it’s for me as it has my name on it in my dad’s handwriting. It’s thicker than I expected. This is mainly because in 2015 my dad arranged to have his body donated to science; the university medical permission papers bulge out, meaningless …

The Clapham Gobbin

This little fellow has always been part of life, along with a whole host of interesting characters who may or may not actually exist (do any of us really exist though?). He regularly appeared in and on the back cover of NPC journals and there have been many spottings over the years along the road …

The Power of Three

On the eleventh day of the third month in 2011, the earth shook. Seismic waves were quickly followed by huge watery ones, enveloping large areas of the East coast of Japan, shifting land, buildings, people, lives forever. Food, water, and electricity shortages; radiation warnings; constant earthquake alerts; innumerable aftershocks; immense loss and despair. Would anything …

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