The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog

Musings from a travelling Steampunk

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 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!

Happy Birthday Jules Verne

| 8. Februar 2010

Official Steampunk Holiday! Jules Verne is 182 years old today, if he would still be around. Happy Birthday, Grand Old Master! PS: This entry was written on 10th February, although I put the event on my iCal…

First Chapter of a Novel

| 8. Februar 2010

I announced a while ago that I am working on my first novel, based on the diaries found elswhere on this site. Well, I am making progress here but upcomming events, i.e. moving house and, the Gods and Saint Babbage willing, fatherhood in August, might delay the completion. Thus far, I have completed seven chapters, […]

Sherlock Holmes – The Movie

| 7. Februar 2010

Yesterday we went to see the late show o the Sherlock Holmes movie. It was fun. There are, however some things in thta movie which could easily prevent it from beng fun. I guess I start with the weak spots and finish with the best bits. As far as I can see, there are three […]