A Bridge of Years by Robert Charles Wilson

By Robert Charles Wilson

Tom wintry weather inspiration the secluded cottage within the Pacific Northwest will be the excellent refuge—a position to nurse the injuries of misplaced love and happiness. yet Tom quickly discovers that his shelter is the portal of a tunnel via time. At one finish is the current. on the different end—New York urban, 1963.

His trip again to the early Nineteen Sixties turns out to supply him the opportunity to begin over in an easier, more secure international. yet he unearths that the tunnel holds a possibility a long way more than whatever he left at the back of: a human killing laptop escaped from a bleak and brutal destiny, who will do something to guard the key passage that he proposal used to be his by myself. to maintain his worlds, previous and current, Tom iciness needs to face the terrors of an unknown global to come.

From Robert Charles Wilson, the Hugo Award-winning writer of Spin, A Bridge of Years is a vintage technology fiction tale of time-travel and human transformation.

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91) • fish cakes (see p. 71) • cold, cooked basmati rice in small chunks, flavoured with freshly squeezed orange juice • cooked peas (fun to pick up) • grated carrot and cheese • boiled potato, peeled and cubed, with cottage cheese, butter or pesto • cornbread (see p. 94) spread with cottage cheese or mashed avocado lively lovely lunches 39 By the end of the day, with bath time impending, you and your baby are usually ready for a meal that is easy to prepare. The ingredients listed on the following pages may be combined (one or more from each category) and simmered together in a little water or milk for ten to 20 minutes to make a tasty meal.

6 fully ripe tomatoes 1 large red or yellow pepper 1 large English cucumber, peeled 6 spring onions 1 clove garlic juice of 2 lemons a handful of fresh parsley, rinsed a handful of fresh dhania, rinsed a small handful of fresh basil 2–3 cups cold water 5 Tbsp olive oil salt black pepper cayenne pepper Place all the ingredients (excluding the seasonings) in the bowl of a food processor and blend to the consistency of your preference. If you enjoy texture, experiment by adding some of the ingredients at different stages to create a variety in consistency.

The ingredients listed on the following pages may be combined (one or more from each category) and simmered together in a little water or milk for ten to 20 minutes to make a tasty meal. The smaller you cut your ingredients, the shorter the time it takes to cook and the healthier the food, because more essential vitamins and minerals are retained. A stainless-steel pot with a tight-fitting lid is most suitable, as you can leave it to simmer over a low heat as you attend to your child. If your baby is standing on his or her own, pull up a chair so that he or she can stand and watch you prepare the meal.

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