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And Leagues to Go…

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016 – Postage

When you look back at history, or you create a retro-future like Steampunk, there are so many pieces of the world to consider.  Something as simple as the stamp on an envelope had a detailed history of its own. Again, I’m thankful to my old (and I’m not necessarily calling HIM old… cause… we’re about […]

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016 – Favorite Steampunk Memories (part 1)

I’ve been going through a little nostalgia lately… Honestly it started because a lot of things happened last year – some good, some bad.  Most importantly, I lost a family member in the later part of the year. It was a quick and peaceful passing for him and I was glad that was the case. On […]

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016 – Stamp of Approval

Having been a Postal Child myself (Three generations of my family have worked for the USPS), stamps and anything else involved in that kind of correspondence have always fascinated me. Historical stamps and other postage ephemera can give you a brief snippet of personal history in a time long gone by. It’s a romantic idea […]

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016- Hawaii Plantation Era

Aloha from the Sandwich Islands… from the Hawaiian Kingdom! Back in the Victorian Era, Hawaii was it’s own kingdom. And much of its distinction as a melting pot began, in my opinion, during that ‘Victorian’ Era. And one of the biggest reasons for the influx of immigrants was the Sugar Plantations. Oh, Hawaii has had […]

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A new Review for “Carried Away”

Two reviews on Amazon.com so far… and this one posted on Review Link and a little snippet from the review: I would recommend this novella to anyone who has enjoyed the graphic novel, as it fills in the background details of the Suffrajitsu universe and revisits the characters. If you haven’t read the graphic novel, […]

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Get “Carried Away” with my Give Away

a Rafflecopter giveaway From now until Tuesday of Next Week… enter my Rafflecopter Giveaway to help me celebrate my release on Kindle Worlds! As a proper Edwardian Englishman, Lord Arnold Smythe has no time at all for the radical women’s suffrage movement. He becomes infuriated when his wife, Lady Roslyn, shows an interest in the […]

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Kindle Worlds – Carried Away by: Ray Dean

As a proper Edwardian Englishman, Lord Arnold Smythe has no time at all for the radical women’s suffrage movement. He becomes infuriated when his wife, Lady Roslyn, shows an interest in the cause. Meanwhile, young Tressa Boniface, a serving girl in the Smythe’s household, can’t see what all the fuss is about. Why should women […]

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Are your Colours Like Their Dreams?

There may not have been an official ‘uniform’ for the women in the suffrage movement, but there were colours that helped the ladies identify each other. GREEN signified HOPE WHITE represented PURITY PURPLE meant DIGNITY/NOBILITY Their American counterparts would adopt GOLD, WHITE, & PURPLE as their colours. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

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Against Their Will

“I shall never while I live forget the suffering I experienced during the days when those cries were ringing in my ears.” from Emmeline Pankhurst’s autobiography Suffragettes would go on hunger strikes in prison where they would be fed forcibly with tubes if they did not comply with the wardresses that worked in the gaol. […]

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