An Introductory

Gentle Readers–

NOT IN FRONT OF THE SERVANTS is an Aetheric Journal intended for Fellows of Good Breeding and Good Taste who appreciate Frivolous Entertainments including (but not confined to) Victoriana, Neo-Victoriana, Scientific Romances & Phantasies, Boys’ Own Adventures, Pulp Fiction, The Sensation Novel, Gothic Horror, Retro Extravagances and other Whimsicalities.

This Journal is MOST UNSUITABLE for the Lower Orders; or for Women, or Chaps of a Nervous Disposition. These folk are firmly instructed not to Read it, without the express permission of their Employer or Husband or Guardian (as Appropriate) for fear of Upsetting their Delicate Mental Balance.

Your Humble Servant,
Mild Colonial Boy, Esq.

P.S. Those Chaps who are interested in Common-sense Tory Opinions on Matters of Politics and Society may be interested in THE BOY’S OWN PAPER. This Journal is NOT for Radicals, Socialists, Suffragists, Foreigners and other Unreliable Rabble who run the risk of Apoplexy.

P.P.S. While generally considered a Matter of Entertainment – the esoteric nature of Games of Imagination & Storytelling (otherwise vulgarly known as Roleplaying Games) have caused such matters to be confined to yet another Journal, A WANDERING MONSTER, I.

Published on June 18, 2009 at 12:00 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. Dear Sirs,

    My apologies for using the Comments function here to contact you but I couldn’t find any alternative contact information on your blog.

    I would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming Steampunk and Dieselpunk Blog Carnival.

    Please follow the below link for more information. Use the “submit an article” link there should you wish to participate!

    With kind regards,


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