The Crossroads of the Aether
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Posted on November 24, 2012 at 8:32am 1 Comment 0 Likes
After a year of being gone I find myself here, again. Nasty divorce, move, new job, etc, made it a very stressful year. The ex-wife ran off with her (as I know now) long term boyfriend and got married. She took the kids as well. Left me her dog and the bills. Oh well. Looking back over the last 22 years I realize that I am glad she is gone. I do miss the kids but they come and visit so it isn't all gloom and doom.
I did find someone though. Amazingly she is into Steampunk!…Continue
Posted on October 28, 2010 at 6:13am 0 Comments 0 Likes
Crappy cell phone picture. Since that weekend I have my new bowler hat, and my sack coat is complete. The frock coat pattern is here, and I will start work on it after this weekend. Once the basics are completed I will then begin work on future/past tech. Still not too sure what I will be building but a few thoughts come to mind-
A hand held radio. This would be very useful for a policeman to have.
Posted on October 21, 2010 at 3:12pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
Working on the Nichols case of 31 August 1888. Suprising that there is so little information available.
I am filling out the Autopsy diagrams, trying to fill them in after all this time. I am kind of suprised no one has done so yet- well, maybe not. Given the graphic nature of the wounds I can sort of understand the unwillingness to do so. However, I am continuing on.
The above graphic is accurate as to the wounds on…Continue
Posted on October 18, 2010 at 7:45pm 1 Comment 0 Likes
The whole concept is starting to come together. I've chosen a time and location, 1890s London. A Profession of Police Inspector, and a name, William George Downing.
W G Downing is a Inspector in the Metro Police in H Division, Whitechapel. He is 40 years old. This puts him in his late 30s during the Ripper Murders. He is married with three children. There are four Police Stations in H Division. I'll have to figure out which is his.
So far I have been working on…Continue
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