About tontowilliams

Would-be writer, environmentalist, naturalist, allotment holder, blogger, vlogger, and dog owner.

oh and book reader, obviously ;)


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  • tontowilliams shared from The Jennifer Morgue: Number 2 in The Laundry Files by Charles Stross
    PowerPoint is symptomatic of a certain type of bureaucratic environment: one typified by interminable presentations with lots of fussy little bullet-points and flashy dissolves and soundtracks masked into the background, to try to convince the audience that the goon behind the computer has something significant to say.
    Note: Death by PowerPoint
  • tontowilliams shared from The Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned from Pets Who Were Left Behind by Ken Foster
    how to lose yourbest friend1. Invite him to live with you, but only if he stays outside.2. Tie a rope around his neck so he knows where he belongs.3. Insist on feeding him, but only the cheapest things available.4. Make him accompany you on your errands, and while you are shopping, make him wait outside.5. When you go on vacation for a week, leave a little something extra in his bowl.6. Tell yourself, They survive on their own in the wild, even though your yard is not the wild, and in the wild they only live a short time.7. After a few years, consider abandoning him, because it isn't fun anymore...
  • tontowilliams shared from Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder by Kenn Kaufman
    This was an incredibly special day because of where we were: out on the highway, with the tires drumming hypnotically on the pavement, and with new possibilities everywhere just beyond the wide horizon.
  • tontowilliams shared from Rama: The Omnibus by Arthur C. Clarke
    Because of this fact of astronomical life, the Moon – and only the Moon – would always be a suburb of Earth.
  • tontowilliams shared from Adventures of Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles Vol. II (Cash Laramie & Gideon Miles Series) by Edward A. Grainger
    the bullet took Macy in the center of the forehead, exiting through the back of his head in a cloud of blood and brain matter. Brant dropped like an ear-shot hog.
    Note: Cash Laramie,