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März 2011

Mucha meets BioShock

Strange amalgamations are a feature of Steampunk, so are elements of Art Nouveau. Now I have happened upon this image: Outstanding! This is the kind of game-cover, Alphonse Mucha would have created, I am sure! A thought comes to mind, would this not be some sort of dream team: Mucha …

101 Years ago today

Today in 1910 the first woman ever received her airplane pilot’s licence and thus becoming the first aviatrix in history: Raymonde de Laroche. Her story is quite remarkable, she was created a baron by none other than Czar Nicholas II and was quite an accompolished balloon pilot when she went …