Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Glasstown Chronicles #4: Just Below The Surface – The Steampunk Past

Fossils in rocks provide evidence of the imprint of evolution on the planet. When people encountered them they tried to explain what was there. Dragons, monsters, or chimera. The evidence of the more recent past is imprinted on the landscape. … Continue reading

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The Glasstown Chronicles #3: Humble Parry Takes A Trip

In the 19th Century there was a movement, slow but significant, that infiltrated thought and decision-making. Some of the first steps in the progress towards improvements in Women’s Rights were taken. It might have been quiet, but it went hand … Continue reading

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