GDPR is coming and Steampunk Journal is compliant

A recent change in the law about how websites store and use visitors’ identifiable and non-identifiable information comes into force on 25th May 2018. You may have noticed receiving a lot of emails from companies recently about getting permission to send you emails. That’s because the new law has strict consent rules that means a company has to ask your permission with what they want to do with your details. Even the data that doesn’t identify you as a person. Steampunk Journal has always maintained a strict ethos of never selling or sharing details of our readers with third parties … Continue reading GDPR is coming and Steampunk Journal is compliant

Imperialists build multi-dimensional rift to go back to unified Commonwealth after Crexit

After the recent referendum by the Commonwealth on whether to remain as part of a united Empire failed, Great Britain faces the dark abyss of breaking up from it’s former glorious union and being back alone as a small, desolate … Continue reading Imperialists build multi-dimensional rift to go back to unified Commonwealth after Crexit

How late 19th Century French artists envisioned the year 2000

Year 2000 Phonograph
Image from Public Domain Review

A number of images are available to view on the Public Domain Review which illustrate how 19th century artists imagined the year 2000 would look. Postcards designed and illustrated by Jean-Marc Côté along with other artists shows France in a landscape where people use personal flying devices that incorporate wings as well as harnessing the power of nature to aid them in their pursuit of pleasure. Continue reading “How late 19th Century French artists envisioned the year 2000”

Tolerance and acceptance in steampunk

Image copyright photofairground.co.uk
Image copyright photofairground.co.uk

Part of the joy of steampunk is attending events, meeting friends as well as seeing new faces. We welcome people from any background without prejudice. However, the longer I run the Journal, the more I get to see the dark underbelly of steampunk. It reminds me a little of Victorian London with it’s fragile china tea cups and fainting ladies while down in the Shades, gentlemen wanting to experience the darker side of life could pick up anything from a prostitute to poison. Continue reading “Tolerance and acceptance in steampunk”