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Do you want to go to the moon?

How do you see the future of the human race? I had to give that question some serious thought When Nathan Price (aka @GadgetNate) asked to interview me as part of his mega-ambitious Countdown to the Moon project. I was kindly introduced to Nathan by fellow dystopian author J. M. Tompkins. Nathan has already interviewed more than a thousand people,

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Barnhill – where Orwell’s 1984 was born

I’m just back from the trip of a lifetime to the far-flung Scottish Island of Jura, travelling in the footsteps of my inspiration, the great writer George Orwell. An emotional moment was being able to stare out of the same window Orwell gazed through while writing Nineteen Eighty-Four. His bedroom study was behind the top left window in the main

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