The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog

Musings from a travelling Steampunk

This Blog is Moving

| 14. Februar 2010

Hello my dear readers,due to the fact that my current hoster is unable and unwilling to allow the installation of blog-themes, plug-ins etc. that he has not officially approved of, this blog is moving. Please update your RSS feeds and bookmarks. The new blog (including all articles) can be found there: Daily Steampunk (the saga […]

Steampunk Music – Examples

| 14. Februar 2010

Modern technology and the ætherweb be praised, here’s a tiny selection of Steampunk Music I can recommend: <A href=“http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fdailysteam-20%2F8014%2F8ef5f7d7-4969-43fb-b6da-35b5e128479a&Operation=NoScript“>Amazon.com Widgets</A> Please enjoy!

Steampunk Cthulhu contraption

| 13. Februar 2010

Ah, the joys of tor.com, they had (I guess I mentioned) a Cthulhu month and lots of art flooded in, here’s one of my favourites:

Remember Dresden

| 13. Februar 2010

Today in 1945 Dresden was destroyed in a military needless bombing raid. Tragedies like this still repeat themselves today, not on this scale, but there are still too many innocent casualties in every war. Let’s also not forget that there is Nazi scum marching through Dresden as I write these lines, defiling the memory of […]

Happy Darwin Day!

| 12. Februar 2010

Remember USS Macon

| 12. Februar 2010

Today in 1935 USS Macon was lost to accident. She was the last of the giant airships like the Hindenburg to be used by the US Navy and the last flying aircraft carrier, with her complement of six Sparrowhawk biplanes. Today we remember USS Macon. And also the Sparrowhawk, the only parasite fighter to actually […]

Happy Birthday, Mr. Edison

| 11. Februar 2010

Today in 1847 the most famous and iconic inventor of the industrial age was born, Thomas Alva Edison: Although not the invenor of the light-bulb (a common misconception), he greatly improved its design. He is rightly credited with the invention of the phonograph and the carbon microphone amongst many other things. He is also one […]

The Wedding of the Century

| 10. Februar 2010

170 years ago today, the wedding of the Victorian Age took place: Queen Victoria married Albert of Saxe-Coburg.

Steampunk in the Czech Republic and Russia

| 10. Februar 2010

Steampunk is truely a global phenomenon.Right now it seems to be somewhat concentrated in the US, Canada and Europe west of the Oder River. It happens relatively in infrequently that one finds sites or meets steampunks fro, other places. All the more delighted am I today to bring a number of central (formerly eastern) European […]

100 years of Salon de locomotion aerienne

| 9. Februar 2010

This years Salon de locomotion aerienne, the Paris Air Show, will mark its 100th anniversary, there will be a bigger blog article on the day it starts (if I don’t forget) but for now, here are two very nice images from the first show in 1909: Ah! My little steampunk heart ticks faster!