Author Archives: Terence Park
The New York Club WMC, 11th March 2017 To kick things off
The recent exoplanet announcement for Trappist 1 has received decent press. The Guardian reports Exoplanet discovery: seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting nearby star and in The Daily Telegraph, Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal heralds this discovery with These new worlds … Continue reading
Just looking back at Cordwainer Smith’s Instrumentality
It was Robert Heinlein
When the media make their pronouncements about fake news… Continue reading
Unpayable debts and an existential EU financial crisis – Is the break-up of the euro now inevitable?
Unpayable debts and an existential EU financial crisis – Is the break-up of the euro now inevitable? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/02/23/rising-euro-break-up-risk-stokes-new-fears-central-bank-solvency/?WT.mc_id=tmgliveapp_androidshare_AnZzPVKjy5pM The Break-Up issues are real. Not Holly convinced by the impact on city of London activity. To put it another way, when … Continue reading
The following emerged in discussions about story structure at one of Writing Workshops run by Bunbury Press*. The starting point was linear plots, looping plots and fractured story-lines… Reading a novel has some differences from writing it as I discovered … Continue reading
Francois Fillon and British wife Penelope expected to face legal proceedings this week over payments, reports say
OFrancois Fillon and British wife Penelope expected to face legal proceedings this week over payments, reports say http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/12/francois-fillon-british-wife-penelope-expected-face-legal-proceedings/?WT.mc_id=tmgliveapp_androidshare_AnXJhqtzKTTL Such practices were legal and widespread. Let’s just stick to widespread
Unanswered questions behind the failed witch hunt of Iraq veterans http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/11/unanswered-questions-behind-failed-witch-hunt-iraq-veterans/?WT.mc_id=tmgliveapp_androidshare_AnW50HlplQh5 A shambles.