S and B gave me cool presents for Christmas. It has become tradition that they give me a present that will require puting together and more importantly, time to build. This year they found a wooden Steampunk Airship wind-up model and a knockoff Meccano Flying Scotsman train. The train I started building on Christmas day … Continue reading Christmas Present building
Why is Ada called Ada?
Portrait of Ada Lovelaceby Margaret Sarah Carpenter So why is the new pup called Ada? Well first up we wanted a short name easy for her to learn, Ada fitted the bill, but it didn't just come from nowhere. The first impression this lovely pup made was that she was highly intelligent. She had a … Continue reading Why is Ada called Ada?
A Steampunk #BookSnapSunday
I missed last weeks booksnap but back on track now, this week a steampunk theme and two books that feature the remarkable Ada Lovelace as a character. I have been really surprised to encounter an amazing number of people who don't know who Ada Lovelace is, something we encounter whenever we explain our new canine's … Continue reading A Steampunk #BookSnapSunday