Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

5 Interesting Links for 09-20-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Psychology (Cats) The Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (or CATS) organized the advertising takeover of an underground station in London using crowdfunding. They replaced all the advertising with pictures of cats … Continue reading

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A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge

I made extensive notes as I read A Skinful of Shadows, but most of them I cannot use without spoiling something, which I don’t want to do. This is a very odd book. It’s set in an alternate English Civil … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.181: Art and Nature

Enjoy this wander through the art of Andy Goldsworthy. He uses the colors, shapes, and forms of nature and organizes them into visually stunning creations. My favorite is the one at 1:05 in the video, though there were a number … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 09-13-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Culture (Awards) While the award in this announcement might not be well known outside of the science fiction and fantasy community, I’m sharing this letter for a larger purpose. It … Continue reading

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Monsters: I Bring the Fire Part II by C. Gockel

Monsters is a middle novel in most respects. It advances the overall series plot, and both introduces and develops more characters. Unlike the first book, I didn’t find a clear plot arc for this section as a separate entity. Still, … Continue reading

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