The longer I explore steampunk, the more I discover new and interesting examples of the genre. I am always encountering new titles, some of which were written before the genre got its name. The late Ronald Clark’s novel Queen Victoria’s Bomb, published in 1969, is one of these. Though it lacks the stereotypical steampunk elements […]
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Happy 200th Birthday Queen Victoria!
Today is the BICENTENNIAL of the birth of England’s famous Queen Victoria. Victoria reigned over the British Empire from 1837 to her death in 1901, giving her name to the Victorian Era. She was the first monarch to bear the title Empress of India. Her reign was longer than any of her predecessors until the […]
Happy Victoria Day!
Today is the 199th anniversary of the birth of England’s celebrated Queen Victoria, who reigned over the British Empire from 1837 to 1901. This was an official holiday for many years in the United Kingdom, though it’s been superseded by Commonwealth Day, which is celebrated in March. It’s still a holiday in Canada, though like […]
It’s All About the Dress, by Arlys Holloway
We all know the importance that the wedding dress carries in our culture. Everything must be right with “The Dress” for that special day. Your author has been through such an event, so I understand. The prospective bride must consider the cost, color, fabric, theme, style, and construction, as well the movement of the dress […]