Happy birthday, Douglas Adams

Today is Douglas Adams’ 60th birthday. Or it would be if he hadn’t been thoughtless enough to die in May of 2001, thereby depriving us of yet more of his insanely eccentric humour. I owe Doug a quite considerable debt. For his TV series “The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a delightfully lunatic romp through the universe which I enjoyed many years ago, and for his equally delightful and equally