Tag: Lord Dunsany

Clark Ashton Smith

Clark Ashton Smith, The Crawling Chaos, Artistry

Artistry my pre-ramble… 🙂 While doing some link rot checking using the Broken Link Checker plugin I came across this old post which is about an old edited letter from Clark Ashton Smith (CAS) to August Derluth. A screenshot is at left – click to enlarge or see the original here.  CAS tells about the…
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November 21, 2015 0

The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux and Crawling Chaos

A Case of One Man’s Cake is Another Man’s Poison I first read the short story, “The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux” by Lord Dunsany, in the late seventies in a compilation, probably a Panther Books one.  It’s staggering simplicity is matched by the masterful telling. View Larger Map Later, in (a sort of) homage, Crawling…
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March 10, 2009 0

The Maldives and Tuvalu will be Alright Without People

A recent article on coral growth has confirmed my opinions that I’ve had for years that the assumptions about the environmental degradation and collapse of coral reefs have nothing to do with global warming, sea level rises or ice ages. News Article: Coral springs back from tsunami – BBC News Background from WCS.org:  Conservation Opportunity…
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December 27, 2008 1

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