Tag: Jules Verne



Jules Verne’s house in South Brittany, France

Have you ever dreamt to spend a night in a house typical of Jules Verne’s fantasy? Well good news then because I know the place you should go. It’s in France in Morbihan, South Brittany and as you can see on the photos below, everything is in place for you to enjoy your stay and have a great night… If you’re interested or just curious to know more about this place you can rent (as well as tree houses), follow this link (website in French only). When I will be back from my trip, I will have to go there!



The Steampunk Bible by J.VanderMeer, S.J.Chambers

On my first day, I posted about The Chap Mag. Among the many books I took with me, there is The Steampunk Bible by Jeff VanderMeer and S. J. Chambers. If you ever wondered what is Steampunk about, this is the book you need to buy. For everyone else, this book lives up to its name. The photography and art are great, and the book is an excellent overview of Steampunk filled with interesting information introducing different aspects of the Steampunk culture like music, movies and books. The presentation on Amazon: Steampunk—a grafting of Victorian aesthetic and punk rock attitude onto various forms of science-fiction culture—is a phenomenon that has come to influence film, literature, art, music, fashion, and more. The Steampunk Bible is the first compendium about the movement, tracing its roots in the works of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells through its most recent expression in movies such as Sherlock Holmes. Its adherents celebrate the inventor as an artist and hero, re-envisioning and crafting retro technologies including antiquated airships and robots. A burgeoning DIY community has brought a distinctive Victorian-fantasy style to their crafts and art. Steampunk evokes a sense of adventure and discovery, and embraces extinct technologies as…









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