Another Dark Little Corner
Started this before change to "New Blogger", as backup in case of trouble with digiphoto blog "In a Small Dark Room", or rants & links blog "Hello Cruel World" . Useful - at one stage Dark Room was there, but like the astrophysical Dark Matter, we could't see it ... better now, but kept Just In Case.
There is nothing. There is no God and no universe, there is only empty space, and in it a lost and homeless and wandering and companionless and indestructible Thought. And I am that thought. And God, and the Universe, and Time, and Life, and Death, and Joy and Sorrow and Pain only a grotesque and brutal dream, evolved from the frantic imagination of that same Thought. Mark Twain (letter to Joseph Twichell after his wife's death)
[me, on a bad day]
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Preditors and Editors
Everything you wanted to know about literary agents
On the getting of agents
(and my Wish List)
The continuing ignoring of all this, the continual need to repeat & repeat & still never seem to get anything substantial happening is one of the things that wipes out my attempts at Anger Management (& despair avoidance).
How many substantial increases in the coverage & convenience of public transport do you remember, despite everyone mouthing platitudinous support statements?
How many times have authorities said "we've learnt from our mistakes of the past", and just repeated them, over & over & over - despite hundreds of apparently powerless consumer/voters telling them over & over & over what problems happened before & will reccur?
Transport and health: en route to a healthier Australia? , Chloë Mason, 6 March 2000, Medical Journal of Australia 2000; 172: 230-232
ABC Archive listing March 2000
Leave the car at home (ABC Science 6-Mar-2000)
Environmentally responsible motoring? (& related stories) 17 October 2001
www.abc.net.au/science/news/enviro/EnviroRepublish_768017.htm ... The reason for the surprising disparity is that cars always have a passenger in them (the driver), whereas public transport runs at an average of only 25 to 30 per cent capacity ...