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The Glasstown Chronicles #2: Into The Aether

The dangers and uses of ‘Luminiferous Aether’. Continue reading

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The Glasstown Chronicles #1: The Library

Beware! Beware! His flashing eyes, his floating hair! Weave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread, For he on honey-dew hath fed And drunk the milk of Paradise. ‘A Vision In A Dream’ (‘STC’)   … Continue reading

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Blogging Braddon 3: ‘Dear Boss’, how many roads must an archival researcher travel?

Shock revelation from the Braddon Family Archive – Mary Braddon wrote the Ripper letters to Scotland Yard in 1888!  (So there, Patricia Cornwell with your Walter Sickert theory!) Now that I have your attention, it’s, well …  it’s not explicitly … Continue reading

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