teatime of the soul

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Long Dark Teatime of the Soul in Sorchia's Universe

My ‘Long, Dark Teatime of the Soul’

The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul of 2019 hung on longer than usual. Douglas Adams coined the phrase in Life, the Universe, and Everything to describe the ‘wretched boredom of the immortal being Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged.’ Adams described the term this way, too: In the end, it was the Sunday afternoons he couldn’t cope with, and that terrible listlessness which starts to set in at about 2:55, when you know that you’ve had all the baths you can […]