Steam Powered Giraffe

Hello Imaginary Friends,

There’s a lots of negative things going on (understatement I know). I was having a very hard time finding a topic for a post until I remembered that it was Pride and that we should be talking about fantastic LGBT+ creators.

Steam Powered Giraffe is a a fantastic musical group featuring some wonderful LGBT+ members.

Steam Powered Giraffe is a musical project from San Diego, California. It was formed in 2008 by twin siblings David Michael Bennett and Isabella “Bunny” Bennett. Together, along with a cast and crew filled with theatrical backgrounds, the group takes on the guise of singing antique automatons and the fictional robotics company that made them.

The quirky act combines comedic sketches, improvised android banter, and original music fused with multimedia visuals, billowing steam effects, and robot pantomime.

From their heartwarming nostalgic melodies to their funky cabaret rock, Steam Powered Giraffe’s songs are memorable, infectious, and as unique as the robots themselves.

More than just a band, Steam Powered Giraffe is an experience that must be seen and heard by the entire family.

https://steampoweredgiraffe.com/

Keladry used to break into smiles and dance every time their songs were played. (She still loves them.)

They are fantastically geeky, inclusive, and positive. All qualities that are comforting in these interesting times.

Be kind to each other,

Éric

Recommendation Tuesday – Thésaurus Tea

Hello lovers of warm drinks,

This year at Ottawa Comiccon there was an awesome tea vender, who is based in Montreal. We bought some fantastic Sailor Venus tea that Jen loves.

Since then, we’ve tried a half dozen more of their teas and they’re amazing. They have a great selection of fandom tea.

Bonus; they are also selling an advent calendar.

Go check out their site and get some tea for those that don’t want to drink coffee all the time.

Later days,

Éric

Recommendation Wednesday: 25 Beautiful Places to Visit

My brain is fried from Avengers Endgame last night. Here is a great CNN article about twenty five of the most beautiful places around the world.

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. Image from cnn.com. Picture taken by Roger de la Harpe

Enjoy the beauty! If anywhere sparks your interest, you know who to call.

You can contact Jennifer Desmarais through Orleans Travel. jennifer.desmarais@orleanstravel.ca

Recommendation Thursday – The Booger Hunter’s Apprentice Kickstarter

Hello My Imaginary Friends,

An extremely talented author, and an acquaintance, Benoit Chartier has launched a Kickstarter for his new kids book called The Booger Hunter’s Apprentice.

Go check out the campaign!

The book looks fun and beautiful. (Never thought I’d say that about boogers…)

In my opinion, getting a hardcover book at $15 is a fantastic price.

Later days,
Éric

Recommendation Wednesday: Disney Food Blog

Do you love Disney? Do you love food? Have I got the blog for you!

Disney Food Blog

Menus, festivals, food news, and guides to the food at Disney World and Disneyland in California.

Image from Disney Food Blog.


Are you interested in travelling to Disney? They are currently taking bookings until Dec 31, 2019! You can contact Jennifer Desmarais through Orleans Travel. jennifer.desmarais@orleanstravel.ca

Recommendation Thursday – Nothing Special

Hello My Imaginary Friends,

This webcomic is absolutely gorgeous. One of the prettiest I’ve seen. The story is a nice fantasy with teen protagonists and really interesting.

It has a new chapter (Yeah a full chapter!) every Tuesday.

Seriously go check it out. 

Later Days,

Éric