Why Are We too Embarrassed to Talk About Our Art?

Last week, I had to drive down to the far reaches of south-west England to take some documents. Not really fancying doing this 4-hour drive alone, I put an advert on a Facebook page that offers and requests lifts from people going in the same direction. I found two people that I felt happy sharing … Continue reading Why Are We too Embarrassed to Talk About Our Art?

Steampunk – Counter Culture?

So, last weekend I read, absorbed and reviewed Jeff Vandermeer’s The Steampunk Bible. Something that Vandermeer hinted at through the text and something that was far more blatant in the afterthought written by Jake von Slatt got me thinking, it concerned how perhaps people are drawn to steampunk as a reaction against the nature of … Continue reading Steampunk – Counter Culture?