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Steampunk Movie Review: Sherlock Holmes (2009)

I have seen some criticism about Robert Downey Jr.’s portrayal of everybody’s favorite detective. Sure, he plays the violin, hangs out with Dr. Watson and solves crimes in Victorian England, but some would argue that he is missing the essence of Sherlock Holmes because he spends some of his time running around and getting blown up. 578 more words

Steampunk

The Victorian Inventions That Never Took

The 19th century was a feverish time for invention and discoveries in Britain, the nation, at the time, “giddy with the possibilities of a newly industrialized world.” 255 more words

Books

Another day, another seaside

I thought I’d posted some imagery from Saltburn by the Sea before, and feel free to correct me if I’m wrong but a quick search for the word “Saltburn” produced nothing but a reference to the beach, so sorry if I’m being repetitive.   70 more words

Photography

September Reading Wrap Up

What a month! A mild summer here in NYC doesn’t mean that the fall is any less welcome. It’s my favorite time of year. The cool, crisp weather makes me want to curl up with a cup of tea and take a deep dive into a great book. 526 more words

Books

The Most Beautiful Relics From The Industrial Dawn

It’s funny to consider power plants and sewerage plants as beautiful, but these old buildings certainly trump any industrial building built in the last few decades. 468 more words

Blog

The hat

You guys know that I have made a dress, so if you haven’t, then check it out because I’ve made a matching hat.

Art

A festival of science: Christmas traditions in the Victorian age

I love Christmas and eagerly start looking forward to the festivities about this time every year. But what does Christmas have to do with science? Well, more than you may think. 64 more words

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