Every Black Day EP sampler review

I first met Dave Redford from Every Black Day at a video shoot for another band The Storm Trees. Richard Nettleship had asked for steampunks as extras in his video and we both gave our time to help make it happen. I reported on it, which you can see by following this link. Dave is also a member of Sheffield Steampunk Society so when we saw each other again – admittedly a year or so later – he gave me a CD which contains a selection of the band’s music. Every Black Day have been around since 2012 and have been working the local gig scene … Continue reading Every Black Day EP sampler review

What flavour best sums up steampunk?

Flossie’s Kitchen – the alternative cake company – have asked me what flavour I think sums up steampunk and I’m stumped, so I thought I’d spread it out into the aether. What do you think? Cast your vote! Go and see what Flossie’s Kitchen are doing now: Flossie’s Kitchen Facebook page Related articles Steampunk Surgical Spirit Stunning Steampunk Darth Vader Helmet Cake Continue reading What flavour best sums up steampunk?

First pictures of Steampunk Freddy shoot

Copyright James Morgan, used with permission
Copyright James Morgan, used with permission

As many of you will be aware, I recently began my new character based on the 1980’s horror icon Freddy Krueger. I recently got in touch with a local photography group who had attended Whitby Goth Weekend and asked if they would like to arrange a shoot of Steampunk Freddy. Continue reading “First pictures of Steampunk Freddy shoot”

Heresy n Heelz Alternative & Burlesque Fair birthday revisit

alternative & burlesque fair performer
Slinky Sparkles. Copyright photofairground, used with permission

I mentioned in the Journal’s birthday post that the Alternative & Burlesque Fair was my first official press event, so I thought it fitting that, as they were back in Sheffield so close to the anniversary, I would pay them another visit and I’m ever so glad that I did. Continue reading “Heresy n Heelz Alternative & Burlesque Fair birthday revisit”

Images from The Alternative & Burlesque Fair, Sheffield July 2014

Ahead of my article about the Alternative & Burlesque Fair that I revisited in Sheffield, here are 63 pictures featuring a dance from burlesque performer Slinky Sparkles and pole art from Dance Blush studios. Related articles Images from the Alternative & Burlesque Fair, Sheffield Secrets of the Boudoir Burlesque 6th Birthday party Review Happy Birthday Steampunk Journal Go Go Amy, Burlesque Performer, Sets Off Smoke Alarms With Burning Nipple Tassels Images from Steampunk Doncaster 2014 Interview with Constance Bashford Photographer shows Modern Sheffield as it would look 100 years ago   Continue reading Images from The Alternative & Burlesque Fair, Sheffield July 2014