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Winks 2 – Couldn’t resist it…

 

“'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; / A book's a book, although there's nothing in't.”

English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, 51, George Gordon (aka Lord Byron), 1788 - 1824

 

Well, a large number of real people had their names included in the novel, in one way or another, so I really couldn’t resist being there myself…twice!


Well if Hitchcock can do it in his films...


Remember the origins of the robot used by Abrams and his team – it took me a while to work out an acronym, but E.R.I.C. lives on in the electro-mechanical world of M.I.T.

Also, when doing research into wheat blights, I discovered that the worldwide authority for this subject has a Spanish name (don’t ask me why). So their spokesman became a Spaniard, Eurico Puertas (or Eric Gates liberally translated).

My Watermann Edson Fountain Pen

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