Send in the Hounds! The Rise of Canine Popularity in the Victorian Era, Steampunk Dogs, and a Closing of a Popular Dog Museum

A Fondness for Small Companions Even before Victoria became queen, she loved dogs. The first, Dash, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, was a gift from Sir John Conroy to Victoria’s mother, the Duchess of Kent. When she was thirteen, Victoria … Continue reading Send in the Hounds! The Rise of Canine Popularity in the Victorian Era, Steampunk Dogs, and a Closing of a Popular Dog Museum

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention Steampunk is seeping into everyday life and other fandoms. A walk through any home décor department store will reveal clock themed pillows, key and lock printed sheets, and … Continue reading A Traveling We Go, Reporting from the St. Louis Ball-Jointed Doll Convention

Silver Phoenix Society Announce Cancellation of Steampunk World’s Fair

After the recent allegations made against the former organiser of the largest steampunk event in the USA and arguably the world, Jeff Mach Events changed their name to Just Magical Events in order to distance themselves from the issues. More … Continue reading Silver Phoenix Society Announce Cancellation of Steampunk World’s Fair