Extracts from The Diaries of 'Professor' Cornelius Crane

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July 25th, 2014

Unlike a sickly, dying man, I’ll be healthy and rational right up to the end. I have therefore decided to go out with a bang instead of a whimper.

Global won’t be seeing much of Cornelius Crane in the little time remaining to him.

I’m gonna make the best of it; I intend to party my arse off!

Of course, I’ll be doing it in as reserved and as careful a fashion as possible.

It would be inconsiderate and selfish of me to leave behind a damaged or diseased shell for my six-year-old mind to possess.

I would like him to at least enjoy the few fleeting years still remaining to it.

Although it will be a very small compensation for having most of his life traumatically and rudely ripped away, at least he will have the opportunity of taking that wonderful journey into the future where I have never been or will ever go.

Bon Voyage!!!

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