Welcome to the Subrobo guide, a map of the Ello website which is an exhibition of the graphic activities of Robin B. James.

Pictures. Just by themselves. No explanation. No coded title, just the visual evidence alone. I started the Subrobo with a twin page (this one you are reading now) which provided titles and whatnot for each image. The display itself on Ello has room for text to accompany each image, but I am thinking about the influence of a title combined with the graphic itself. I will probably make some more changes there.

From the Ello website I removed the following content, there is something else posted on Ello right now. By that I mean, I took down from view there what is here displayed below on this page, the one you are looking at right now. The content of this page is no longer on the Ello website, as you can see when you look at it. The ability to post to the universe, and then to take it all away and then to put up new things to look at is very interesting to me.

That is the story that I am telling today. I have just posted all new art. That is what you will see there. This page, A Subrobo Update, is currently about something gone from view now. The Ello page is all fresh. For a while.

My puzzle here and there is the issue of titles for artwork. The synergy of the art with the message of the title makes something different than just the picture, which is what I have on the Ello sight now. This page is about combining images with words, the current Subrobo is just pictures, with no titles.

My advice is to focus on the vision and forgive the idiom. Here there is a map of the former Subrobo gallery. The words decorate, with no sense. The pictures are the thing. Look only at the imagination.

Cerberus is often depicted as part snake. In Attic vase painting, Cerberus is usually shown with a snake for a tail or a tail which ends in the head of a snake. Snakes are also often shown rising from various parts of his body including snout, head, neck, back, ankles, and paws.

Asphalt Glyphs

The term “chimera” has come to describe any mythical or fictional creature with parts taken from various animals, to describe anything composed of very disparate parts, or perceived as wildly imaginative, implausible, or dazzling.

Still Wood

Oh! Ye whose dead lie buried beneath the green grass; who standing among flowers can say–here, here lies my beloved; ye know not the desolation that broods in bosoms like these. But how had the mystic thing been caught? Whisper it not, and I will tell; with a treacherous hook and line, as the fowl floated on the sea. Sadness, that the case had ended.


“Wretch”, “monster”, “creature”, “demon”, “devil”, “fiend”, and “it”, “vile insect”, “abhorred monster”, “fiend”, “wretched devil”, and “abhorred devil”. They hoped another ministry would soon come their way. The detectives smiled and nodded, an excellent idea!

River Tryptych A

These thoughts, with a crowd of others equally fearful, flashed through my mind with a bewildering rapidity, and for some moments paralyzed me beyond the possibility of making any exertion. I will relate one of these adventures by way of introduction to a longer and more momentous narrative.

River Tryptych B

This negative reaction to silver is sometimes so strong that the mere touch of the metal on a werewolf’s skin will cause burns. Also aggressiveness and animalistic urges may be intensified and more difficult to control (hunger, sexual arousal). Usually in these cases the abilities are diminished in human form. In other fiction it can be cured by medicine men or antidotes.

River Tryptych See

Astrology (the operation of the stars): Hermes claims that Zoroaster discovered this part of the wisdom of the whole universe, astrology, and taught it to man. Astrology has influences upon the Earth, but does not dictate our actions, and wisdom is gained when we know what these influences are and how to deal with them.

Interior Vista

With a beating heart I stood erect, and with a gentle touch pressed against the cover of the trap. It did not rise as soon as I had expected, and I pressed it with somewhat more determination, still dreading lest some other person than Prometheus might be in this stateroom.

Alexa will outlive us by thousands of years

There is also a castle called Frankenstein in Bad Salzungen, Thuringia, and a municipality called Frankenstein in Saxony. Until 1945, Ząbkowice Śląskie, now a city in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland, was mainly populated by Germans and was the site of a scandal involving gravediggers in 1606, which has been suggested as an inspiration to the author. Finally, the name is borne by the aristocratic House of Franckenstein from Franconia.

Leaving Home

The intense concentration of self in the middle of such a heartless immensity. My God! Who can tell it? Immensely tall trunks of trees, gray and leafless, rose up in endless succession as far as the eye could reach. Their roots were concealed in wide-spreading morasses, whose dreary water lay intensely black, still, and altogether terrible, beneath.

Map or Floor

Thaumaturgy is the purported capability of a magician to work magic or other paranormal events or a saint to perform miracles. It is sometimes translated into English as wonderworking. A practitioner of thaumaturgy is a “thaumaturge”, “thaumaturgist”, “thaumaturgus” or “miracle worker”. A saint, who is a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness or likeness or closeness to God, may be claimed to have performed miracles, which are events not explicable by natural or scientific laws.


In English admiralty law, piracy was classified as petty treason during the medieval period, and offenders were accordingly liable to be hanged, drawn and quartered on conviction. How wonderful is it then–except after explanation–that this great monster, to whom corporeal warmth is as indispensable as it is to man; how wonderful that he should be found at home, immersed to his lips for life in those arctic waters!


It was one of those less lowering, but still grey and gloomy enough mornings of the transition, when with a fair wind the ship was rushing through the water with a vindictive sort of leaping and melancholy rapidity, that as I mounted to the deck at the call of the forenoon watch, so soon as I levelled my glance towards the taffrail, foreboding shivers ran over me.

Alexa Before

The vents emit burning methane thought to be of metamorphic origin. The fires of these were landmarks in ancient times and used for navigation by sailors.

Blizzard Nocturne

As a Pythagorean, or believer, in An Essay on Abstinence from Animal Food, as a Moral Duty by Joseph Ritson, Mary Shelley saw Prometheus not as a hero but rather as something of a devil, and blamed him for bringing fire to man and thereby seducing the human race to the vice of eating meat.

Mindful Dance

This short period proved amply long enough to erase from my memory the shadows, and bring out in vivid light all the pleasurably exciting points of coloure, all the picturesqueness of the late perilous accident. They fell anywhere, anyhow. They jostled one another; they collided.

Forest Undressing

Mary Shelley maintained that she derived the name Frankenstein from a dream-vision.

Is as was

So rarely is it beheld, that though one and all of them declare it to be the largest animated thing in the ocean, yet very few of them have any but the most vague ideas concerning its true nature and form; notwithstanding, they believe it to furnish the open air of the deck.

Willy Rilly

What to do next I could not tell. I arose, and felt with my fingers for the seams or cracks of the aperture. Having found them, I examined them closely to ascertain if they emitted any light from the stateroom; but none was visible. I then forced the penblade of my knife through them, until I met with some hard obstacle.

Vacation Palace

Some funeral homes have small showrooms to present families with the available caskets that could be used for a deceased family member. Rumbling synthesizers come and go, they are baying in the distance and they are nibbling very close, both at once. They also include samples of the lining and other materials.

Eidolonic Arrondissement

Never while I live shall I forget the intense agony of terror I experienced at that moment. Where, when seamen fall overboard, they are sometimes found, months afterwards, perpendicularly frozen into the hearts of fields of ice, as a fly is found glued in amber.

Fields of Carp

Incorporating the sounds of energy with field recordings, the artist has created a meditation inspired by the ancient story. But now we are in a new era of ears where we can invent or discover sounds never before heard.

I had noticed that the transcription software was making lots of errors and inventing words, so I sensed an opportunity.

Empty Spots

Kill for you? Kill you? Right now, still trying to figure out exactly why we dream, while also benefiting from forgetting all of our dreams. “Let’s take a walk.” it was dark.

“Where you want to cling, a little less isolating?” But there was something wrong. Nobody can do anything about the inescapable fact that the journey itself is going to take more than one life span. What language do these people speak in this place?

016n Seventeen

All in the valley along the bay beneath them, there was no trace of the rash motorist who is probably halfway across the state by this time, to remark, “unless he’s in jail over a classified ad.” Harry Dean Brown began to argue over the color of the fee scare. Sometimes I do it myself.

Antarctica. “Them something, him you get, what you said.” What have we learned?

“Come on, ever’body!” We was headed to any large system of circulating ocean currents, the south pole.


All other creatures live on a small portion of that bliss; it rests upon the notion of the primacy of religious experiences, preferably spectacular ones, as the origin and legitimation of religious action. Some mysteries are probably not required to be interpreted perfectly to be effective, from a calm place but I postulate that there is a connection between the past and the future hidden in this monument, a mind bending trek through space and time.

Copper Wind

It is free, meaning not in time, no time signature, and truthfully it is not for everyone. But now we are in a new era of ears where we can invent or discover a melody that haunts the wonderful meadows just under huge lime cliffs, walk through the valleys and then climb the higher parts of the rage and behold the soaring landscape all around.

Dark New Sidewalk Dreams

Angels are material. Therefore, since the perfection of wisdom comes to be the mother of all Buddhas try not to stress over every question, but simply answer based off your intuition. This absence is not findable because it is not an entity, just as a room without an elephant in it does not contain an elephantless substance.

Yaroo Salim

A common form of prayer is to directly appeal to a deity to grant one’s requests, and can be sometimes described as the person praying having a dialogue or conversation with God, which can quiet the mind to allow an awareness of enlightened intention. I hear electronic insect sounds, portraying a trail through night and mystery, time and room variously for romance and terror, and letting go.

York house

Going to be big moment wont. Come out singing and dancing it. Is it like from the point. Known as the crise de lwa. But those few will be powerful. Go the first space ships were. Fleets of identical ships designed to. On the hillside upon which an. Used to open the gate between. Of space travel objects in the. Stories having supernatural motifs or elements. Because an extinction event eliminates the. Holocaust bioterrorism using genetically modified organisms.

Approaching Django

“None of you,” said the small man, pointing a finger at each of us. The clouds of smoke were shaped like horses. “Five times. I counted them.” The door closed. I looked at my hands and remembered, briefly, so briefly, the feel of my father’s hands when he touched my face, when he whispered secrets to me. “That is your name, is it not? “Please,” I said. “I know it,” I said.

Adding Rhythm

There is here involved a psychological pattern or tradition as real and as deeply grounded in mental experience as any other pattern or tradition of mankind; coeval with the religious feeling and closely related to many aspects of it, and too much a part of our inmost biological heritage to lose keen potency over a very important, though not numerically great, minority of our species. Man’S first instincts and emotions formed his response to the environment in which he found himself. And then it was gone, all gone.

Lunar Whisp

We were still weeping together at the kitchen table when my father returned home from the night shift at the mine. “You’re just a boy,” she whispered. I felt a strong hand on the back of my neck as it pressed my head against the table. He was afraid of us, or perhaps he was afraid of what was happening to the world, to him. In the middle of a city, in the middle of a strong wind, a thousand paper birds rattled and sang. I looked up and swore I could see tears in the eyes of one pilot.


Civilizations could have gone back into space.

Diagram Propa Interior

The kitchen was the largest room in the house. Atmosphere is the all-important thing, for the final criterion of authenticity is not the dovetailing of a plot but the creation of a given sensation. But the sensitive are always with us, and sometimes a curious streak of fancy invades an obscure corner of the very hardest head; so that no amount of rationalization, reform, or Freudian analysis can quite annul the thrill of the chimney-corner whisper or the lonely wood. Lot.

Prophesy Candy

I could hear the fear in his voice. Fire. The true weird tale has something more than secret murder, bloody bones, or a sheeted form clanking chains according to rule. “We don’t mean to hurt you.” At that height, oxygen was a sacrament. I wish there was something I could do about that. And then it was gone, all gone. “You’re all wrong,” he said again.


“Listen to me,” said the small man.

The gold which the Grypas (Griffins) guard, he says, comes out of the earth; the Arimaspoi are men all born with one eye; Grypas are beasts like lions, but with the beak and wings of an eagle.

I have no idea.

2 vee

I am why I am. That’s how to win. She kept everyone from making any sudden moves.

They warred constantly with the gold-guarding Grypes (Griffins) of the mountains–winged beasts with the heads of eagles and the bodies of lions.

According to Herodotos their name was derived from the Skythian words arima “one” and spou “eye”.

Thas awright

The name seraphim clearly indicates their ceaseless and eternal revolution about Divine Principles, their heat and keenness, the exuberance of their intense, perpetual, tireless activity, and their elevative and energetic assimilation of those below, kindling them and firing them to their own heat, and wholly purifying them by a burning and all-consuming flame; and by the unhidden, unquenchable, changeless, radiant and enlightening power, dispelling and destroying the shadows of darkness.

Yellow Frame

Further the planet was so hot by day that, even at the poles, man in his present state would scarcely survive. It did not take the fifth men many centuries to devise a tolerable means of voyaging in interplanetary space. Thus was founded the holy empire of music, which gave order and purpose to the species for a thousand years.

1619 market

All the peoples had long watched with horror the financial conquest, and they dreaded that they also must presently succumb to the same tyrant. Various kinds of rodents and deer provided meat in plenty. Inevitably as time passed he and the other navigators grew restless and irritable; and at last, when the leader decreed that the party should take to the ship and explore for better land, a serious dispute occurred.

Red Target

Several of the venerian species had attained considerable mastery over their physical environment, and were able to destroy one another very competently with various mechanical contrivances. Many types were indeed definitely intelligent and versatile within certain limits. But one thing is certain.

Glacial evidence

Observers were presently surprised to see the green concentrate itself into a thousand tiny cloudlets, with clear blue between. On the contrary, they succeeded in gaining much prestige from the mere mysteriousness of their errands.

Red Bert

Many, very many, spiritualists seem to care for communion with spirits only that they may more surely keep physically well, and earn their bread and butter and clothing the easier. An immortal instinct deep within the spirit of man is thus plainly a sense of the Beautiful.

Mist understanding

Alliteration is nearly the only effect of that kind which the ancients had in common with us. A global catastrophic risk is a hypothetical future event that could damage human well-being on a global scale, even endangering or destroying modern civilization.


Equanimity is a state of psychological stability and composure which is undisturbed by experience of or exposure to emotions, pain, or other phenomena that may cause others to lose the balance of their mind. The virtue and value of equanimity is extolled and advocated by a number of major religions and ancient philosophies.

Golden rolling borders

“With great pleasure!” answered the Mummy, after surveying me leisurely through his eye-glass—for it was the first time I had ventured to address him a direct question. “The usual duration of man’s life, in my time, was about eight hundred years. Few men died, unless by most extraordinary accident, before the age of six hundred; few lived longer than a decade of centuries; but eight were considered the natural term.”

Self portrait

Imperial Russia placed river steamers on the massive river in an attempt to free up communication with land-locked Siberia. One boat was the SS St. Nicholas which took the future Tsar Nicholas II on his voyage to Siberia, and later conveyed Vladimir Lenin to prison.

Spring truth

Here aforetime sat Neleus, peer of gods in counsel, but he was now dead, and had gone to the house of Hades; so Nestor sat in his seat sceptre in hand, as guardian of the public weal. His sons as they left their rooms gathered round him, Echephron, Stratius, Perseus, Aretus, and Thrasymedes; the sixth son was Pisistratus, and when Telemachus joined them they made him sit with them.

Squd mountain

“Some of you go out and see if they are not getting close up to us.”

Teasle sky

The New Age places strong emphasis on the idea that the individual and their own experiences are the primary source of authority on spiritual matters. It exhibits what has oft been termed “unmediated individualism”, and reflects a world-view that is “radically democratic”. It places an emphasis on the freedom and autonomy of the individual.


I miss my home. I remember composing one more question, and not struggling as the beverage gathered me in and wrapped me warm and snug in its…, um, whatever.

Oh, never mind. Mina shows up, it turns out she fell off of the carriage.

Hosmer Peak


This page is housed on The Remaining Puzzle which is my first playhouse in WordCraft.

Here things get torn down and rebuilt as I experiment and tantrum. Thanks Maggie! (my WordCraft benefactor)

Words approach intention. Things happen anyway. What guides how?

Subrobo was invented by Ello when I set up the darned thing. Robo was taken. Ello gave me the name Subrobo, now I think I own it.