Dispatch From Our Time-Travelling Correspondent, Hugo Makewar: Tit-Bits, long thought to be a sort of Holy Grail of Victorian Erotica, a Legendary City to Collectors of Curiosa the World Round, Does Not Actually Produce Pornography. I was surprised and disappointed to find that it was a mere Comick Rag, and… Continue reading
This is from the same issue of The Strand Magazine as the image in the last post, and a fairly awesome look at how people in the 1890s defined themselves in relation to the past. Plus, awesome clothes! CLICK FOR LARGER PICTURE! Continue reading
I See Your Igloo, And Raise You This Thing I was looking through some issues of The Strand Magazine (you can, too, if you go to www.archive.org and ask the search-dragon nicely. You can read Sherlock Holmes as the Victorians did, with illustrations, and in The Strand Magazine. You could… Continue reading
Blogging From A To Z Sneak Preview Artificial Artifacts! Classical Murder Mystery Elements From A To Z! A Veritable Black Museum for your Perusing Pleasure “Lady Ermyntrude’s Scrapbook” Lady E, society darling and nosy-parker of yesteryear, was known to keep Secret Scrapbooks of all of her cases. “Not so much… Continue reading
On my website, The Athertonian, I am writing an English Country House Murder Mystery thing. It is kind of a play and kind of a novel. It is called Murder At Atherton Manor, and is one of the many current writing projects that I seem to dart between like a… Continue reading
Please mouse-over Pictures to reveal Secret Messages. Right. I am way too entertained by this making-me-into-monsters thing. I just really hope I’m not inadvertently performing some sort of Dark Summoning Ritual through photo-editing. Actually, that is an awesome concept. I still hope it isn’t true. But I MAY have to… Continue reading
My latest writer’s block antidote! I am writing in a sketchbook with really long pages, meaning that page breaks come at different intervals, which I find refreshing; also, I allow myself one illustration per page at maximum, so when I write something that would make a good picture, I have… Continue reading
This story has been painfully re-constructed from my Facebook posts (cutting and pasting counts as pain, right?) for your Reading Pleasure. 1) First Mention of Cuthbert: December 20th, 2013 As Christmas approaches, Alec talks of taking down our one remaining Halloween decoration, a floating ghost thing with tattered black rags… Continue reading
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Mouse Over The Pictures To Reveal Secret Messages! See! A Woman Transformed into a Star-Eyed Glowing Worm-Thing! The Horror! P.S.: IS THIS HOW YOU BLOG?? I JUST DON’T KNOW!!!!! Continue reading
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The first picture is of my face with no tricks save the ancient feminine trick of make-up. The other pictures have been modified, each a modified version of the picture before it, in FX Photo Studio Pro, otherwise known as “The best 11 bucks I’ve spent in a while on… Continue reading