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)
Solar Systems – Straight & Heat Pump
This is system I saw at Easter Show. It's a variation on the standard solar Hot Water System idea, rather than the 'heat pump' technology I'm quite keen on
Hills Endless Solar hot water system
"Operates up to 40% more efficiently than traditional flat plate solar systems", "Perfect for cold, humid and hail-prone areas", "Easily fitted to most existing electric or instant gas systems"
Heat PumpsEdwards Hot Water
from the "Pure Energy Systems" wiki -- might have other info.
These have a range of different HWS (& other devices) to give you an idea of the variety of choices.
See the list at the bottom of the pages
"Solar Shop has a team of professional electricians as well as contractors who manufacture the renewable system in-house and perform the on site installations." -- www.solarshop.com.au/about%20us%20page.htmThese people have a range of systems:
Quantum Energy Technologies
'Be Green': www.begreen.com.au
Building – www.begreen.com.au/build_green.html
Investment – www.begreen.com.au/invest_green.html
Ecological Homes (Inner Sydney) – www.ecologicalhomes.com.au