That Squid’s Been Looking At Me Funny All Day

I’m just dumping some reference images and links here so I know where they are. I’m busy gathering info and doing research for my next book.

The above image is by Bob Eggleton.
The Crystal Palace — The first big Exposition, celebrating advances in technology, industry and all that imperialism stuff. Very retrofuturist.

The Anthropocene — this is the age we’re in now, marked by a massive human footprint on the geological scale. The age of global warming and all its unintended monsters.


A place named after its function Doesn’t get any more clear than that.

The Mundaneum: a steampunk Internet.