Voyage to Antafrica 9: The Children’s Hypothesis

January 14, 2011

In this installment of the Steampunk Family's Voyage to Antafrica, the older children ask their parents for permission to investigate the discovery of the fabled yeti, while Bettina finds herself in some difficulty.

This story is illustrated by an excellent sketch by Claire von Hedwig. Have a look!

Our theme music is performed by the fabulous Polka Dots. For more Steampunk Family stories and projects visit our website.

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Voyage to Antafrica 8: A Day of Discovery

January 7, 2011

In this installment of the Steampunk Family's Voyage to Antafrica, we find every member of the family on the bridge, searching the Himalayan landscape. Of course, they're not all looking for the same thing...

If you're enjoying these stories, please rate and comment! I appreciate civil feedback very much. There are more Steampunk Family stories and projects on www.steampunkfamily.com. For more music by our wonderful theme tune musicians, check out thepolkadots.org.

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Voyage to Antafrica 7: Meanwhile, Back in the Lab

December 30, 2010

Meanwhile, in this seventh installment of the Steampunk Family's Voyage to Antafrica, the von Hedwig parents have concerns of their own, as an old enemy threatens the peace of their Himalayan exploration.

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Voyage to Antafrica 6: Faeries, Helpful Siblings, and Other Mythological Creatures

December 24, 2010

Now three of the von Hedwig children have seen something strange on the snowy slopes of the Great Himalayas - whatever shall they do about it? Find out in this episode of the Steampunk Family's Voyage to Antafrica.

Our theme music is from the Polka Dots first cd, "Knee-Deep. For more Steampunk Family stories and projects, visit our website.

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Voyage to Antafrica 5: The Sorrows of Chef

December 18, 2010

This episode of the Steampunk Family's Voyage to Antafrica finds Mirabelle and Annabelle von Hedwig surprised by an angry Chef during their mission to steal marshmallows from the Galley. Many thanks to Simone Parrish for bringing Chef to life!

The amazing Polka Dots perform our theme music; learn more about them here. For more Steampunk Family stories and projects, visit our web site.

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Voyage to Antafrica 4: Assault on the Galley

December 11, 2010

As we continue the tale of the Steampunk Family's Voyage to Antafrica, we find the twins, Mirabelle and Annabelle, up to mischief, which is not so unusual, but what they spy on the slopes on the Great Himalayas is.

Our theme music is performed by The Polka Dots, who are loaded with vampy charisma. For more Steampunk Family stories and projects, visit our website.

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Voyage to Antafrica 3: In Search of Ancient Angiosperms

December 4, 2010

In this, the third episode of the von Hedwig family's Voyage to Antafrica, Claire and Adolphus offer to help their mother search the Himalayan mountains for evidence of prehistoric seeds, but Adolphus is not having fun.

For more Steampunk Family stories visit our website, steampunkfamily.com.

Our theme music is performed by The Polka Dots, who were featured on NPR's Tinier Desk Concerts. Watch the video here, they're great!

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Voyage to Antafrica 2: With a Bang!

November 28, 2010

Here we present the second installment of the von Hedwig family's Voyage to Antafrica. The family delivered the Grandmothers to their village in northern China and fly their airship home, the Schöneluft, to the Great Himalayas to pursue Madame von Hedwig's botanic research.

Our theme music is performed by The Polka Dots. Listen to more of their tunes at ThePolkaDots.org. For more of our adventures, as well as steampunk fashion and fine fabrication, visit us at SteampunkFamily.com.

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Voyage to Antafrica 1: On Grandmothers

November 20, 2010

Here begins the story of how the adventurous von Hedwig family discovered a previously unknown continent quite by accident. On the way they shall encounter Chinese grandmothers, nefarious botanists, bizarre flora, and even the fabled yeti. Of course, when you have seven children, three grandmothers, and the Boiler Monkeys Union on board your airship, anything can happen!

This is episode one, entitled On Grandmothers, in which we discover why the von Hedwig family lives with grandmothers not their own.

For more of our adventures, as well as steampunk fashion and cool mods, visit us at SteampunkFamily.com. Our theme music is performed by The Polka Dots. Listen to more of their tunes at ThePolkaDots.org.

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