Weekend at the Asylum 2015 report

Lincoln Cathedral provides the backdrop for Weekend at the Asylum
Lincoln Cathedral provides the backdrop for Weekend at the Asylum

After spending two days at Weekend at the Asylum, I’ve returned the grey bleakness of rain. I only attended for two days, but that time was an exhausting, yet exhilarating time. The seventh installment was even bigger than the previous version with a lot more to do and a lot more people involved. Continue reading “Weekend at the Asylum 2015 report”

Monster Hunter: The Adventures of Benjamin Gaul

Press release: The Monster Hunter: The Adventures of Benjamin Gaul is the first in the steampunk inspired trilogy following a teenage monster hunter, written by Kit Cox (aka Major Jack Union) and published on 30th October 2014. What’s it about? In this, the first of a series of tales about junior monster hunter extraordinaire Benjamin Gaul, Kit Cox – author of How to Bag a Jabberwock: A Practical Guide to Monster Hunting (2012) – once again takes us into his weird, wonderful and occasionally terrifying world. When Benjamin Gaul, the 13-year-old son of an English officer and his Sinhalese wife, … Continue reading Monster Hunter: The Adventures of Benjamin Gaul

News round up 21/11/2013

©photofairground steampunk goggles
steampunk goggles ©photofairground

My dear friends, I must apologise for missing last week’s news round up. Sadly, life sometimes gets in the way and so I had far too much to do to get this particular task executed in time.

So, here is this weeks offering of interesting items from around the known world. They include a reworking of a 400 year old play, figure reports for a large steampunk weekend in Pennsylvania, followed by “rules” for getting the steampunk look. Top that with an interview with a steampunk author and a German web-series getting an airing and you have a decent amount to read on this week. Continue reading “News round up 21/11/2013”