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A Voyage to Arcturus, the musical
8 May 2018

A Voyage to Arcturus may be turned into a musical. A website for the project has appeared at, which says that a workshop production is planned for early 2019, in New South Wales, Australia. There's some information on the project from the show's creator, Phil Moore, and a form to sign up for updates.

David Lindsay's chess game
30 March 2018
Chess board

I have added an article to this site on a curiosity from David Lindsay's early life, and what may be his first publication — a chess game, submitted to the regular chess column of the Kentish Mercury, which appeared in March 1899.

Read the article and play through the game here.

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