Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Critical Mass to Escape Dystopia

Do you ever feel oppressed by the relentless coercion to spend ever more of your time online, staring at the screen, jumping through the hoops imposed by organisations of every kind? Do you detect the synergy between this and the … Continue reading

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Archaeopteryx – by Lorna Smithers

Originally posted on Signposts in the Mist:
Archaeopteryx, I call to you kindly through layers of stone. Geological time is not the history of the victors. No! It does not lie or exploit. I pass through time as I pass…

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Greg Bear’s Queen of Angels

My first encounter with Greg Bear’s fiction was the superb Moving Mars, at a time when I was reading everything I could find about the planet Mars. Queen of Angels, though set mainly on Earth, is considered to be part … Continue reading

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