I still have a full-time day job, which is why it took me five years to write An Ear to the Ground, and why I won't have another book finished by next week.
That brings me to Dennis Ritchie. Our collaboration has been a thing of beauty.
On the one hand, the press, television, and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids.
I wanted to have virtual memory, at least as it's coupled with file systems.
I also have an idea for a book on biodiversity, and why and how we should be conserving it.
For most of that time, I've also been a keen gardener, but for many years I failed to make the connection between gardening and science.
So maybe I can go back to being a Gardeners' World addict again.
I also enjoy writing my regular column for Organic Gardening magazine, so I may do more of that sort of thing in the future, if anybody wants it!
One is that the perfect garden can be created overnight, which it can't.
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