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What tastes nothing like milk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abigail Beatrix Cormac May 15, 2012. 10 Replies

So here's the thing. I absolutely despise milk. I'm not lactose intolerant but I just can't stomach the taste of milk.I have never liked milked. And so I've led a very low calcium life through out my…Continue

In Preparation For Summer: A Ladies Practical Temperature Regulation Guide to Fashion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lady Alice of Ardvreck Apr 6, 2012. 18 Replies

It's January, and that means preparing clothing ready for the warmer weather. Although coming from a British person, it's rather optimistic, but all the same! Being prepared is keyssential.Now we all…Continue

Steampunk Spiderman Jr.

Started this discussion. Last reply by The Hon. Miss Primrose C Leigh Dec 22, 2011. 17 Replies

Ok, so my wee kid brother of 10 (We shall call him Kid 10 for anonymity purposes) has commissioned me (sorta) to make him a Steampunk Spider-man outfit. The basic idea is that it will be comprised of…Continue

A Very Merry Steampunk Christmas Carol~

Started this discussion. Last reply by The Widow Kate Next Dec 7, 2011. 10 Replies

Dear Steampunk Empire folkies, I am planning on making a Christmas Cheer video of my singing of a wonderful Christmas carol/song. HOWEVER! I think it would be best to sing a song that you all deem…Continue

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Francola Bertoni

Posted on December 20, 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Francola Bertoni image.

The Italian man bickered away. With his arms waving, and gabbering, the English man barely got a word in edgeways. 

"FRANCOLA BERTONI, PRAY, PAUSE ONE MOMENT!" screamed the English…

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How does one make everything able?

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 3:08pm 1 Comment

As I'm sure you're aware of, the word "disabled" means having a condition that stops a person from joining in on everyday activities. The issue with being disabled is that people who are disabled would be able to not be so if it weren't for society's inability to cater for everyone's needs. 

 

Lets go back to a much older time, like, really far back when people were really short and labeled any kind of mental condition as a local idiot or slammed them into an insane asylum. As…

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How to Gain a Rival.

Posted on June 12, 2011 at 8:56am 1 Comment

Well, I once mentioned my little idea about the MoR (Ministry of Revolution) and my wants to become a more notable figure (who doesn't?). These little ideas (which are actually rather big) will be something to work on in the apparent "hiatus" of the illustrious and illusive Doctor Phineas Waldolf Steel. He has been away for a while, the last ever heard from him (as far as I am aware) was his message to his Toy Soldiers declaring his gathering of funds and working on a brand spanking new…

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A short poem on foolish folk.

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 5:30pm 3 Comments

Ignorant people make me grumpy.
Close-minded people make me cross.
If the world needs such stupidity,
I guess I'm at a loss

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Introduction
Hullo my beauties, my name is Lady Bess Eccentric.

I do many things, to which I like to summarise in the term: Imagineer. And no, not the Disney kind, but a more general out look. Someone who uses their imagination in whatever it is that they wish to do.

As to 'who' I am. Well, I was originally from the 19th century, but a time traveller. To cut a long story short, I became stuck in the 21st century due to chronodysmorphasia, which is essentially "time travel sickness" a bit like getting travel sick from a car or train or the sorts.
Even while time travelling, I was and am a merchant of odds and ends, and do work on commission, any old job, mainly acquiring things that a person wants. Normally I make them myself, but there are the few things I cannot make and will have to go out of my way to "obtain" such items.

And no. I am not a pirate. I am a perfectly "legal" merchant.

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""True. The way it really happened is that all the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Humpty Dumpty back together again..." Bonsoir ! Jon, true that... all the king's horses and all the king's men…"
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" Whatever one's views of dear George the nursery rhyme does seem to fit once of the more forgivable aberrations of an otherwise spotless career . "
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"  ' Humpty Dumpty ' seems to be about the sainted George the Third and his loss of the American colonies . "
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"Thank you Taphy for that in depth Origin of Humpty Dumpty. It certainly puts a whole new outlook on the nursery rhyme. "
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" My dear Baroness, Please peruse this link below at your leisure. I had recently been told the story of the Civil War cannon and taken it for the truth, now I am not so sure......... Humpty Dumpty "
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"His inspiring autobiography began with these timeless words:"I had hit rock bottom. I was a bad egg. I sat there in the tavern for a long time looking at one hundred bottles of beer and then it hit me! I thought, 'If they can do it, then…"
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"True. The way it really happened is that all the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Humpty Dumpty back together again because they ate him. The conspiracy at the time was that he had a little help falling off that wall…"
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At 12:16pm on October 1, 2013, Dr Douglas T. Hemmingway said…

There is no need to pay me to use your design, I would happily use it for free. ;-P

At 5:40am on August 25, 2013, Dr Douglas T. Hemmingway said…

I may have to "borrow" your White & Chocolae button design for an event I shall be attending in Glasgow.

At 5:38am on August 25, 2013, Dr Douglas T. Hemmingway said…

I must confess that I have spent the morning touring your gallery when I should in fact have been working. I very much enjoy your little cartoons, they put me in mind of The Far Side, if Gary Larson worked for Studio Ghibli.

At 3:23am on July 16, 2013, CPT Edward Leviticus said…
Lovely profile my Lady Bess, I would have felt in error if I had gone by without mentioning it. Do hope your day and travels are pleasant. Cheers.
At 2:30pm on March 19, 2013, Camelia Colebourne said…

Dear Lady Bess,

 Indubitably, I thought it would be polite to extend my friendship since we inhabit the same county. 

 I hope you are well? I must say, your photographs are lovely. you have some fantastic costumes and ensembles.

 I am just getting mine together, but I do love the steampunk look so very much. I am just about to adventure to strange new lands. I am prepping my dirigible this week, as next week I journey to New Zealand for a month to do some treasure-seeking and to meet some of the natives. I am hoping it will be a land of delight and intrigue...

Kind Regards,

Camelia C.

At 1:36pm on February 24, 2013, Will Goddard said…

I too assemble, so should you ever need assistance.......

At 10:39pm on February 21, 2013, Queenie The Identity Thief said…

Love your profile photo!

At 12:15am on November 29, 2012, Captain Maximillian Drake said…

Hope you are well. Haven't had the pleasure of running into you here in the Empire lately. The fight to keep Fracking and new natural gas pipelines out of New York State has kept me all too busy of late.

Hoping the causes you stand up for are going in your favor,

Maximillian Drake

At 6:59pm on January 15, 2012, linda degaule said…
Mmmmm black cakes why thankyou, yes interesting it may be!
At 6:27pm on January 14, 2012, linda degaule said…
Hello,
thank you for acceptance.
What a curious little place.
Degaule x

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