Book Review: The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

Robert Bradley | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Robert Bradley

"Ether is to light as air is to sound, but far more efficient. You will have noticed that when fireworks ignite, you hear that bang after the flash? T...

13 Out Of This World Steampunk Star Wars Hybrids (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

What do you get if you give Han Solo a sci-fi/ Victoriana makeover? A dashing space hero in google specs smoking a pipe, obviously. Welcome t...

London Comic Con - A Pop Culture Petting Zoo

Klara Damlin | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Klara Damlin

Nerds will be nerds, and I have always been one of them, I foolishly thought when putting some spray-dye in my hair and skipping towards the train on a sunny Sunday afternoon. My grand expectations of beautiful cosplay displays (especially the steampunk ones) and cute kawaii-fans offering free hugs were soon shattered.

Review: Homunculus by James P. Blaylock

Alice Charles | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

As a Londoner born and bred, I found Blaylock's view of Merry Olde England (complete with bangers and peapots) curious to say the least. He appears to have gotten carried away with his research, throwing in London street names and locations with abandon.

Mars: Adrift On The Hourglass Sea (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Tech

On a desolate, desert landscape, two faceless, spacesuit-clad women wander among spacecraft debris. As we follow their progress they stop on a mountai...

Steampunk Cakes: Clockwork Confections To Make Your Mouth Water (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

Thar she goes: An iced Zeppelin doubles up as a perfect wedding cake The rise of Steampunk has seen goggle specs, Victorian dress and sci-fi app...

Steampunk Festival Transforms Waltham Massachusetts (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

Revellers wearing goggle specs, Victorian dress and sci-fi appendages descended upon Waltham, Massachusetts, to celebrate everything that is steampunk...

Goth Gathering: Whitby Sees An Influx Of The Pale And Interesting (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

It's where Bram Stoker wrote Dracula, so what better meeting point for Britain's goths than windswept Whitby? This weekend the seaside town became...

What The Hell Is Steampunk?

William Higham | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Style
William Higham

Steampunk is the most famous new trend that you've never heard of. To those in the know it's been around for years. To me it feels like emo did in the mid-Noughties, just before it broke big: when you could see queues round the block but no-one in the media was talking about it.