Today is towel day and the answer is 42

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Today is not only International Geek Pride day, it is also Towel Day on which fans of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (HGG) carry a towel around as a tribute to author Douglas Adams who tragically passed away aged 49 in 2001. In fact, it was just weeks after his death that the first Towel Day happened and it has been happening ever since. I came upon HGG in around 2008 or 2009 and fell in love with the books straight away. I don’t know, there was just something about the wit and observations that struck a chord within me that resonates to this very day. The only other books that have ever changed the way I think about and behave in the world around me are the Discworld Novels. Tiffany Aching is my homegirl. Continue reading