Author Archives: Terence Park

About Terence Park

Collections: vinyl records, comic books, paperbacks; I've plenty of them all. I also do spreadsheets.

KPMG Audit of HBOS


“Backlash as watchdog closes probe into KPMG’s doomed HBOS audit” KPMG audited HBOS in 2007. HBOS had to be bailed out following extreme financial conditions in late 2008 (ie the debt crisis). Politicians and the media have over the years bayed … Continue reading

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Best Philip K Dick Novel


Best Philip K Dick Novel The Guardian ran an article on Dick’s Best Novels chosen by Nicola Barker, Michael Moorcock, and Adam Roberts on 27th August 2017 at Philip K Dick Best Novels. There’s all the normal stuff you’d expect to see – Adam … Continue reading

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Strange New Black Hole at the Galaxy’s Core


From the Daily Telegraph Scientists discover strange form of black hole at the heart of Milky Way http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/04/scientists-discover-strange-form-ofblackhole-heart-milky-way/ Supermassive black holes lie at the heart of many – probably all –  galaxies. There’s one in the core of the Milky Way. These … Continue reading

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Process Mapping and Things


A long awaited piece of work – process mapping for a high street name – is close. While I’ve been plotting that into my diary, my middle daughter has finally, at the age of 20, cut the apron strings (again). … Continue reading

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The New SF – New Wave Science Fiction


The New SF – Langdon Jones (ed) Arrow Books 1971 paperback, 224pp, ISBN 0 09 003890 8 This collection is a fingers up to both the literary establishment and the normal reading public. There’s so little SF, that the back … Continue reading

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Billion Year Spree – further thoughts


Just finished The Neried. About myths, legends and homelessness; set in Blackpool. My next piece is proper SF Core. Set in the core of the Milky Way, in the Galactic Bar. Explores the issues of lots of aliens living together … Continue reading

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Billion Year Spree – a retrospective


When I start a new piece my first consideration is theme. If it’s not SF, it’ll be short and I generally launch straight into it, knowing it’ll be out of the way in a day or two. SF poses additional … Continue reading

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Back Catalogue


It’s time to go through stuff. I’ve shedloads, literally: comics, SF paperbacks, & Fantasy, Penguin Classics, PC Games (in their boxes) etc. This time it’s my back catalogue. When you go to writing groups you, almost invariably, get a writing … Continue reading

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I Hope the EU Fixes Itself


Don’t rejoice in Brexit failings. We remoaners must shape the future (says Zoe Williams in the Guardian) Zoe Williams Juncker is the compromise candidate propelled to to prominence. There is plenty unremarkable about him as well as some murky areas that … Continue reading

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The Last Library


Finally coming to the end of this. Back in December 2016 I expected it to max out at about 6k words; it’s now over 20k. Phew. It concerns a wannabe librarian, fallen angels, civilisation forced to live by the rules … Continue reading

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