Review: The Lost Future of Pepperharrow, by Natasha Pulley

The Lost Future of Pepperharrow, by Natasha Pulley: reviewed by Gregory G. H. Rihn The Lost Future of Pepperharrow is the third book by Natasha Pulley set in the world of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street. Unlike The Bedlam Stacks, which was a prequel of sorts, The Lost Future of Pepperharrow is a direct sequel to Watchmaker. In Lost Future, Mori has gone back to Japan, via Russia. His old schoolmate, Kuroda, has become Prime Minister of Japan. The Imperial Russian Fleet is staging provocative maneuvers in sight of the Japanese coast, Kuroda has ordered a fleet of new warships … Continue reading Review: The Lost Future of Pepperharrow, by Natasha Pulley

For Hopeless Romantics-A Review and Look Back at “Somewhere in Time”

Hello Lovelies: I am a romantic fool. There, I said it. I am a sucker for a good rom com, but even more so for a classic romantic flick, like “Somewhere in Time”. If you’re more of a black heart, perhaps this review is better pushed aside. For my sappy happy darlings, read on. On October 3, 1980, the deliciously sweet “Somewhere in Time” graced movie screens for the first time. It is a story of a man reaching through the past to find an apparent lost love. Although not truly steampunk, it does have lovely Edwardian sensibility and style … Continue reading For Hopeless Romantics-A Review and Look Back at “Somewhere in Time”

Steampunk News round up 27/02/2015

English: Lord Dufferin, in the regalia of the ...
English: Lord Dufferin, in the regalia of the Viceroy of India, Photo by Bourne and Shepherd of Calcutta. Nineteenth-century albumen print. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The first Lord Dufferin: the eclipse of a most eminent Victorian
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The first Marquess of Dufferin and Ava is largely forgotten today – rotten luck for the great diplomat of the Victorian age. In the second half of the 19th… Continue reading “Steampunk News round up 27/02/2015”