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Airship Downs

Airship Downs

In the last installment of Karen Zipslicer’s adventures, Badger and Corblimey, we left Karen and Winton dealing with the bureaucracy at the Municipal Financial Emporium. Now Karen can set her sights on her goal: finding a way home. Karen and […]

Starry Night over the Rhone by Van Gogh

The Stars Are All Above Us

Around the world tonight, The stars are all above us. Me in darkness, others in light, But the stars are all above us. People eating, drinking, sleeping, Around the world tonight. People fighting, laughing, weeping, But the stars are all […]

Halfthoughts Reconstructed

Halfthoughts Reconstructed

I started Halfthoughts in 2008, as an open-ended, half-thought-out repository of… whatever. That was in 2008! The content moved on a long way, but the presentation was looking groaningly crude so I have finally sat down and started reconstructing the […]

Badger and Corblimey

Badger and Corblimey

In more recent posts, I digressed to tell the flashback story of the young Lady Emerald. Returning to the original thread, after Karen Zipslicer’s first night in Lundern, we left her eating breakfast with Winton, the cobbler. Before Karen can […]

Not Another Day/The Twine of Relief and Tension

Not Another Day/The Twine of Relief and Tension

In the last installment of Karen Zipslicer stories, Karen is still using the black box machine to relive the memories of Dawn, the young Lady Emerald. In the flashback, Dawn spent an evening dancing with a suitor at the Harvest […]