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 Shipwreck News
The Shipwreck News: Graf Zepplin
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5223514.stm [small map; clear if less detailed; gives overall location]
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,13509-2287104,00.html [small map, good detail]
news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060728/ap_on_re_eu/poland_nazi_shipwreck_1 [US version]
On 12 July 2006 a ship belonging to the Polish oil company Petrobaltic found a 265 m long wreck close to the port of Łeba (BBC report says 55 km north of Władysławowo) which they thought was most likely Graf Zeppelin. On 26 July 2006 the crew of the Polish Navy's survey ship ORP Arctowski commenced penetration of the wreckage to confirm its identity, and the following day the Polish Navy confirmed that the wreckage was indeed that of Graf Zeppelin. She rests at more than 264 feet (80 metres) below the surface.
www.maritimequest.com/warship_directory/germany/pages/aircraft_carriers/graf_zeppelin.htm has photos of her launching.
[Do you know this site? The Maritime Quest home page describes it as: "A quest for the photographic history of the worlds ships. A quest to bring to the forefront little known tales of the sea. A quest to uncover the history behind the worlds greatest ships."]