An Embuggerance indeed.
Rest in Peace, you wonderful, creative man.
As quoted by Aunty Beeb:
In an interview with the Mail on Sunday in 2009 he was sanguine about his prospects.
“I intend, before the endgame looms, to die sitting in a chair in my own garden with a glass of brandy in my hand and Thomas Tallis on the iPod, the latter because Thomas’s music could lift even an atheist a little bit closer to Heaven.
Oh, and since this is England, I had better add, ‘If wet, in the library.’ “
Witticisms from his books would keep us here all night, so let’s just end with:
“Time is a drug. Too much of it kills you”; Terry Pratchett – Small Gods