I'm not sure this really falls under the genre of steampunk. I've seen a lot of discussion about what is or isn't 'steampunk' and much criticism of the 'whack a pair of brass goggles and a few cogs on it' school of thought. Personally I just love the creative opportunities the genre offers and for my own work the richness of materials, surfaces and characters I can explore.
This piece is a little rough around the edges in places but I had fun making it which is my main goal.
True names - Continuing our discussion of the "language of place" with another passage from Robert Macfarlane's fine book Landmarks: "The extraordinary language of the ...
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