Monthly Archives: November 2016

Costume Sunday: Steampunk Costume Medic — The Crafty Geek

After Steampunk Frederick, I decided I wanted to do something with my steampunk costume. Not just wear my various steampunk bits and pieces – and I certainly have collected a few over the years – but have a complete themed outfit. Then I saw a hat a jewelry vendor had, with a brim of test […]

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Good things come in small yellow packages — Martin Ash, professional musician

One commentator on the above photo says the venue looks smaller than his flat, and I can believe him (the bar does actually go back through the archway under the Pride flag, but you can’t see the band from there so it was pretty empty until you reached the smoking shelter). Nonetheless, once we’d got […]

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Goliath by Scott Westerfeld — Bookish

Published in: 2011 Pages: 576 Edition read: E-book Series: 3rd and final book in the Leviathan trilogy Book description: Alek and Deryn are abroad the Leviathan when the ship is ordered to pick up an unusual passenger. This brilliant/maniacal inventor claims to have a weapon called Goliath that can end the war. But whose side […]

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Boronia Tea Duelling — Past Books

Around the turn of the twentieth century, the extensively expanded cottage that had once serviced the small whaling operation at Boronia Beach was turned into the Boronia Hotel. According to the Greater Hobart Trails: “It was popular in the days when the old ferry docked at the jetty at Kingston Beach bringing day-trippers from Hobart. Folk […]

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My Favourite Steampunk Portraits

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The Steampunk Pirate hiding under the stairs with two very handsome young men.

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I have some lovely friends in the Steampunk Community.

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I always have fun with Steampunk cosplay. Photo by James Niland.

 

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I am fluffing Ged Maybury ‘s mutton chops. This probably rates as my favourite photo ever, as I look like the cat who ate the cream. Ged is so photogenic. Photo by James Niland.

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Authors and Artisans

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Steampunk Tea Lady

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For the Edification of New Friends

I also run a Steampunk Community site on Facebook.

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https://www.facebook.com/SteampunkSunday/

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Off to the Teapot Races — For Whom the Gear Turns

My last event during Tesla Con last weekend was the teapot races. Twenty-seven cars and racers were there for the event, not to mention a large and appreciative crowd. I talked to a few racers who said they’d seen the event at the International Steampunk Symposium earlier this year and it inspired them to give […]

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