The Cosmology of Acorn
1. the science of the origin and development of the universe. Modern cosmology is dominated by the Big Bang theory, which brings together observational astronomy and particle physics.
2. an account or theory of the origin of the universe.
1. the fruit of the oak, a smooth oval nut in a rough cup-like base.
2. the origin of the universe.
I then draft out the story beneath, and the story has just sat there. Something here fascinates me, so that is my new project and the things that could burrow into such universes.
Day 67 of #ayearofwriting and I am looking at the river maps of Manchester. In the event of global warming, rising seas, how much of the north-west would we lose? I am tinkering with an app here http://www.floodmap.net/. It helps you see how rivers and seas will act through rising sea levels or flashfloods. This could be the worst case scenario in my stories in the second image. If we zoom right into Manchester, and bang, it’s gone.
‘I tells them of places I have seen, of cities like Atlantis, where flag markets where swallowed up by waters and grieving mothers. I tells them of towns full of mermaids and eels, of snails the size of my fist and fish that hold the corners of my nightmares. I tells them of dead sailors begging for home but no map shows them the way, only monsters are there now.’