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More Steampunk Beauty

Once again I have to find, to my delight, that Steampunk is really a subculture for people with an eye for beauty, as this image amply shows: Coming out of the Goth scene myself, I find even more visual beauty in Steampunk than in Goth, quite remarkable in deed. But …

Another Zeppelin Image

In the good tradition of this blog, here’s another Zeppelin image I recently found on the Ætherweb: If someone could tell me, what the name of the artist is, I would be most grateful. On a completely different note: Today is the day when back in 1922 Nosferatu´, this early …

Steampunk Lego Action Set

As a Steampunk who is about to be a father, I am delighted to find this: The only downside is, this is obviously a mock-up. There is, yet, no actual Steampunk-themed series of playsets produced by Lego. But who knows… They have taken on Star Wars, maybe they branch out …

The Wolfman – Watch it!

Yesterday I went to watch this movie: And I can recommend it to all classic horror and Steampunk enthusiasts out there. The atmosphere is excellent, a rotting Victorian family, plagued by a course, forbidde love, insanity… Psychotropic landscapes (i.e. thunder, lightning and rain when it is appropriate). The movie is …

May I introduce you to…

There is a hauntingly strange and beautiful site on the ætherweb called Parliament & Wake. I can wholeheartedly recommend it. But please be warned. It is not for the casual traveller of the ætherweb, as it contains haunting and engaging knowledge of strange people, places and artifacts. The bold traveller …

Steampunk Kiwis and a brilliant image

Well then, what can I say… My fellow Steampunks on the other side of the globe are making their presence felt and have organised the First New Zealand’s Steampunk Fashion Show. It is organised by Fabiana Bronte, please visit her at Steampunk Empire and leave a note. I wonder if …

350th anniversary of the Royal Society

Well, the Royal Mail celebrates the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society with a set of special stamps. This seems reasonable, since it is the Royal Mail… One of the commemorative stamps features… Well, take a look for yourself: Yes, it’s him. Mister Babbage himself! Glory! Victory (sounds a bit …