The petition had received the requisite number of signatures, and it was now on the agenda for the next Council meeting. It had been a long road, but the movement’s supporters were sure that this time the political wanna-bees of the town would start to understand that they were not the all-knowing sovereign power they thought they were. Yes, this was going to be true democracy at work. The people demanded change, and the Council better give it to them. After all, who waits until Friday for bin collection anyway? The weekend rubbish just has to go sooner!
He was the most prolific writer of his day, if not of all time. His work spans across the genres – from poetry, to science, history, and fiction. His knowledge of geography and mythology was encyclopaedic. He could write straight forward prose or turn a comedic phrase. Despite this, details of his life are virtually unknown. I am speaking of course of the famous author, Anonymous.
Daniels thought it was hard to believe it was even the same galaxy as Earth. The laws of physics were intact, that was a relief, but nothing else on Senian Four seemed to make sense. Okay, the main elements on the planet were still oxygen and silicon, but copper rather than iron and aluminium seemed to be metallic substance, giving the soil a strange greenish blue colour; and if that wasn’t odd enough, the vegetation was primarily red. She stared quizzically at an inversed rose with its red foliage and green blooms.
The military are masters of nomenclature. You do have to understand their unique world-view, however. Back in the ‘80s, our canned rations were replaced by MREs. In typical straight forward military-speak that was the acronym for “Meal Ready to Eat.” It was an accurate description I guess if what you mean by “ready to eat” is that it still requires the rehydration of various freeze-dried components such as shredded potato breakfast patties, also known as Styrofoam.