Greetings Gentle Readers,
I fear I have temporarily forsaken my little lead friends and started an undertaking, a project, that both inspires and delights, and I am unable to say where it might end....
My partner Artemis and I share a love of all things Steampunk, and we have now committed to a few events around the country, so it's time to prepare our costumes before we enter the world of Tea-Duelling, Jetpack Races, and Grand Steam Balls (if you'll pardon the expression)! We aim to celebrate ERB, Professor Cavor, Space 1899, Springheel Jack and all things in between. I have no doubt it will also inform my war gaming and RPG interests.
So, Artemis will become Madame Kraken - Secret Operative for Her Imperial Majesty Queen Victoria. As her business card reads: Anomalies Investigated - Discretion Assured. This is the plan for her outfit:
|The eyepatch before modification.|
|The Parasol - Believe it or not, we have a matching shower curtain!|
|The dress - Work in progress|
So work continues apace, as our first outing is Comic Con later this month. More details of Madame Kraken will follow, plus details of my first character - Bowen Tyler, Dinosaur Hunter and Lost World guide (Burrough's fans will get the reference), with hopefully a blow-by-blow account of building my hunter's Clockwork Rifle, which I've nearly finished.
For those who visit for war gaming items, they will reappear I am sure, but I have limited hobby time, but they will be back, so watch this space.
Until next time...