Æther Salon – Coffee! (Unedited Transcript)

| 7 months ago

[14:02:13]  Zantabraxus : Greetings, Engacia, Ziggy[14:02:33]  engacia: hello miss zantabraxus[14:02:53]  Cherie Harcassle: yes roller skating can be tricky, especially if one is experimenting with the boot rockets[14:02:59]  ZiggyFritz: Helloha, and thank you, Miss Zantabraxus.[14:03:42]  Wulfriðe Blitzen  : Welcome to the new arrivals, we are giving it a few minutes for some stragglers to make

Æther Salon – Asylums! (Edited Transcript)

| 7 months ago

Most of you know me as Beryl Strifeclaw.  I keep the asylum here in New Babbage afloat when I’m not off on some insane quest or other unexpected madness. Let me begin this by saying how this journey began for me and the reason that I began taking an interest in asylums and mental hospitals, […]

Æther Salon – Asylums! (Unedited Transcript)

| 7 months ago

[14:08] Luncheon Plate Mk 2: Have some petit fours.[14:08] Solace Fairlady: The baron is cost cutting again, i am sure they were petit fives last time[14:09] Darlingmonster Ember whispers: :D[14:09] Tepic Harlequin: Grand Eights is better…..[14:09] Stereo Nacht: Good day Ms. Andrea![14:09] Beryl Strifeclaw: Well, I’ll give it another few minutes due to the unusual […]

The Archbishop PC Suite

| 7 months ago

This is a PC/LCD/Keyboard/"Mouse" combo built using some of the more attractive design elements of the Gothic school of architecture. The LCD lives inside a scratch-built Gothic arch with quatrefoil designs and stained-glass doors. The PC case features the same Morisco-patterned glass, brass embellishments, a hinged lid for access to the drives and hardware, and […]

An Antipodean Invention: Splendid Teapot Racing!

| 8 months ago

This blogpost is dedicated to Donna Rose, the lady who inspired Countess Simona to create the sport of Splendid Teapot Racing. For the story of how it transpired, read on. Splendid Teapot Racing is a Steampunk sport for all to enjoy! Originating from New Zealand in 2014, it was born of the steamy imagination of […]


| 9 months ago

Good Steampunkers, we love a classic novel. From Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth to HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds, the inspiration drawn for so many things steampunk – from cosplay to video game worlds, from gadget creation to event theming – is indisputable. And so, in the late 20th century, […]


| 9 months ago

Absinthe SalonGood Steampunkers, we proudly bring you our review of a fine establishment in Sydney, Australia:Absinthe Salon Located just outside the bustling city centre, in an area which retains its Victorian feel in terms of street architecture, Absinthe Salon is a must visit for steamy residents of the metropolis and travellers alike. TheGallantMan about to […]

What is Steampunk?

| 9 months ago

What is Steampunk?This is our definition of ‘steampunk’: ‘steampunk’ refers to a fusion of steam-era aesthetics and/or principles with futuristic ideas about human existence in the space-time continuum, informed by the possibilities offered by ongoing scientific endeavour when joined to the imagination. Steampunk is brought to life by the power of dreamers with nostalgic notions, […]


| 9 months ago

Want a classic coffee table book on carousel horses? We’ve got you covered! ‘Painted Ponies’ is a classic coffee table book published in 1986 featuring the story of antique carousel art. Marvel at the detail of carved carousel horses created by the most renowned carvers. Painted Ponies has over 650 colour photographs and is a […]

All Aboard the Steampunk Express……..

| 9 months ago

Experience the Golden Age of train travel! Get that steam train smell into your lungs, close your eyes and travel back in time. What’s the experience like? Since 1962, trains from the Trainworks collection have gone on tour right around New South Wales (in Australia) and beyond. Sink back into vintage vinyl covered seats with […]