Monthly Archives: April 2016

SLazy days

I’m writing this on a bank holiday – one of those infrequent occasions that most people look forward to with a degree of relish, but which for as long as I can remember I have personally found something of a drag, … Continue reading

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Behind the times?

If this were an SL fashion blog, it would be a complete disaster! To begin with, I have absolutely no interest in reviewing the designs and latest styles churned out by the fashion houses of the virtual world – which, … Continue reading

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SL skilled

At the time of writing, I’m around three-quarters of the way through, what has been a somewhat challenging, but nevertheless enjoyable building project. Almost all the actual building has been completed and I’ve reached what I’ve sideways considered to be … Continue reading

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4D… OK!

In my last post I considered SLife in the fourth dimension – a prospect that holds no real appeal for me and one which makes me feel a little queasy, if I’m honest. However, they do say there’s more than … Continue reading

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4D… OD?

When you consider that we live in a three-dimensional world, we are nonetheless pretty adept at representing a whole range of both actual and abstract constructs by employing fewer than the three dimensions that come more naturally to us. We … Continue reading

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A local pub, for local people

Remember ‘Cheers’? There was always something incredibly appealing about somewhere you can go, where everybody knows your name. I guess most of us need some sort of social life, no matter how socially awkward we may be, and that sort … Continue reading

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(Very) Rough Guide

It’s no secret that navigating around SL can be pretty hit and miss. Landmarks have an infuriating habit of becoming out of date almost before you’ve saved them, places move and change with perplexing rapidity, and there’s very little rhyme … Continue reading

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House arrest

I’m writing this on a Saturday. I never write on a Saturday, but sometimes you just need to vent – and this is one of those occasions. Generally, I’m a very even-tempered sort of person: Things that would drive most … Continue reading

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Childs play

Much like Peter Pan, as a child I never wanted to grow up – not because being young was particularly fun, it was more a case that the thought of becoming an adult, with all the attendant grown up things … Continue reading

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Full Immersion

This was always going to be the year of the 3D headset. It seems that the fully immersive virtual experience is finally coming of age, and those wishing to be first in the queue are already in the process of … Continue reading

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