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Copper, the Alchemist, & the Woman in Trousers: Episode 14

What’s in a name?

Last time I promised that this episode would reveal the name of the mysterious Woman in Trousers.  Her name shifted and altered in my mind throughout the week.   3,342 more words

Teagan's Books

What was Mr. Hyde hiding?

As a companion piece to my previous entry regarding hidden sexuality, I felt I should also comment on another story that has the same theme.  Reading Robert Louis Stevenson’s… 375 more words

Karen Memory

Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear

I’ve read only a few steampunk novels, but I really enjoyed this fast-paced steampunk adventure. It’s set in an alternate 1878, in Rapid City, somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, complete with airships and mechanical marvels. 159 more words

Book Reviews

Remembering Springfield's Victorian Opulence

Exhibit Shows How the Rich & Famous Lived in Springfield

For some members of 19th century Springfield’s community, the Victorian Era was an especially lavish and luxurious time. 339 more words

Western Massachusetts

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

5/5 stars.
Paperback, 717 pages.
Read from November 06 to 12, 2012.

I’m going to start doing some throwback reviews as I have a lot of reviews that I’ve written that haven’t been published on my blog as of yet. 481 more words

5 Star

Go Eat Lard: Cooking with the Victorians

When you think of the Victorian era, certain motifs come to mind. Thick fog. Tight corsets. Prudishness and its attendant euphemisms (“limb,” “invert,” “gross indecency”). Scientific adventure. 585 more words


And the villain is ...

This might surprise you–but I see Miley Cyrus as my pin twin. Let me explain.

Miley’s real crime is that she grew up. Surely people realized that she could not be… 458 more words

Victorian Era