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Springingtiger's Blog A mature(?) autistic looks at life, autism and the internet

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Springingtiger's Blog · 6M ago

I Won’t Sing The Asylum Blues.

I am a little disappointed that my plan to attend the Asylum in Lincoln again this year will not come to fruition. However the simple fact is that I cannot afford it. I am not blaming the ti...
Springingtiger's Blog · 7M ago

Hara Hara!

I have a stinking cold, I am in bed and I have no intention of getting out of it.My brain is foggy and I ache all over. However I have looked at my Facebook on my phone…not up to turning on ...
Springingtiger's Blog · 7M ago

The Glasses For It

February is Steampunk Hands Around the World month hosted by the Airship Ambassador. The theme this year is Making Life Better. I have chosen the category ‘Personal Issues’ because Steampunk...
Springingtiger's Blog · 7M ago

Steampunkery and Politics

I think it is fair to say we live in strange and troubling times, what with the decision by the English to turn their back on Europe and drag their neighbours also into a new parochial rejec...
Springingtiger's Blog · 8M ago

Death and the New Year.

Two days into Twenty Seventeen and we’ve already had the terrorist shooting in Istanbul and another mass shooting at a new year’s party. We are being told that a terrorist attack on British ...
Springingtiger's Blog · 9M ago

Chapter 33: A New Heaven And A New Earth.

I stayed for a week helping Simeon understand the frieze. Once we’d identified Earth and Keppler the cartographers started looking for clues to the frieze from among their charts. I returned...
Springingtiger's Blog · 9M ago

Chapter 32:We Need A Rethink!

The techies replaced the lid immediately. Everyone looked surprised, but such was my vehemence even the archaeologists didn’t try and stop me. Later Eva asked me what had happened and I told...
Springingtiger's Blog · 9M ago

Chapter 31: Archaeology

The next morning we met at the Zeppelin moorings and headed for the mountains. The round trip would take us three days. By the time we got back I’d have an idea of the best route and the equ...
Springingtiger's Blog · 9M ago

Chapter 30: Sigma Seven

Sigma Seven was one of three planets in the system that had been identified as capable of sustaining human life and of the three S-7 needed the least work. The major task would be to ensure ...
Springingtiger's Blog · 9M ago

Chapter 29: Electricity Is In My Soul

Eva and I spent a lot of time together on the voyage. She had degrees in both Zoology and Botany, her Doctorate was in Terraforming and she was keen to draw on my practical experience. If yo...