“Won’t you come see me, Queen Jane?”
– Bob Dylan
This the first post of two covering a series of four books by M. John Harrison known as the Viriconium cycle. 2,283 more words
Shocked holidaymakers have described the heart-stopping moment a giant sinkhole the size of a football field swallowed vehicles at a popular camping ground near Queensland’s Rainbow Beach. 923 more words
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Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth?
Examining an author’s work over the course of four decades often takes time and some degree of commitment, but the 2000 omnibus of Jack Vance’s stories set in his most popular and influential fictional world, … 958 more words
The Dead Sea is shrinking, and as its waters vanish at a rate of more than one metre a year, hundreds of sinkholes – some the size of a basketball court, others two storeys deep – are devouring land where the shoreline once stood. 866 more words