Month: February 2014

Time on Tuesday – Mechanical Galleon

During the Sixteenth Century, there was a great fascination with automated machines. This particular machine was created by¬†Hans Schlottheim of Augsburg and was included in the inventory of the¬†Kunstkammer of the Elector of Saxony in Dresden in about 1585. The…

Time on Tuesday: Big Ben

This week I’m adding a new regular blog feature: Time on Tuesday. Time has suddenly become a major plot point in PHOEBE FOGG AND THE LOST LIBRARY. I’ve also noticed that time is something people in our society obsess about…