A number of my readers have been following the story of scarlatti and me. Some of you have worked out what these numbers (46, 45, 44) are for. scarlatti, who is a ZZ9 member, asked me if I'd planned anything special for when I reached 42.
It was at this point that I spotted a pleasing coincidence.
"Those who study the complex interplay of cause and effect in the history of the universe say that this sort of thing is going on all the time, but that we are powerless to prevent it. 'It's just life,' they say."