Swim And Steam

Swim And Steam

Unlikely friends, she and I, an acquaintance that grew over time, and over lingering cups of coffee. What drew us together was the fact that we were both American, both divorcees living alone in our smug, suburban town of Toddington. I met Antonia in the local bookshop, having just moved here following a bitter divorce. She sauntered up to the counter, super fit in a v-neck … Continue reading Swim And Steam

Quantum Fiction

Quantum Fiction

To aficionados of sci-fi, Quantum Mechanics is a well-known idea, however shouldn’t we think about Quantum Fiction? Could this be the new sci-fi supra-type? In the sci-fi universe Quantum Mechanics (or Physics) clarifies everything from teleportation to psychic phenomena, though in the realm of material science, Quantum Mechanics is the investigation of matter in movement through time and space. This antiquated limb of science has … Continue reading Quantum Fiction

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

 

At the time of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s story about life created in a laboratory would have seemed diabolical, her state of mind might have been questioned. She wrote in the context of storytelling rituals involving Lord Byron, and Percy Shelley, where the authors dared one another to create the most outrageously mind blowing story. Mary took up the gauntlet and created Frankenstein, the monster.

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