‘Take an hour and change the fate of the world,’ sang Tock

When I was a child I loved a book called The Phantom Tollbooth, about a boy named Milo who travelled in his toy car to the Kingdom of Wisdom. Once there, he picked up a faithful companion called Tick-Tock (Tock to his friends): Tock was a watchdog, in a rather literal sense. He had a … More ‘Take an hour and change the fate of the world,’ sang Tock