Monthly Archives: March 2017

Peer review

I may have previously mentioned that it’s not unknown for me to go delving around in my spam comments folder, just to laugh at some of the bizarre messages left on the site by bots. They’re getting quite clever now, … Continue reading

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Souled out

There are some things that almost seem to be a rite of passage in SL – things that, at some time or other, most of us end up trying, with varying degrees of success… Setting up a business, pole dancing … Continue reading

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Reality check

The nature of SL is such that, no matter how realistic we try to make it, we are all role players to at least some extent, even those of us who have no desire to pursue that particular route. The … Continue reading

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Recognisable traits

I bumped into somebody I haven’t seen for years at the station this morning. I can’t say it was a terribly comfortable crossing of paths – it was the mother of an ex, from whom I split up with in … Continue reading

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Architectural flaws

One of the ‘fun’ things about owning a home is the seemingly unending flow of maintenance that you have to carry out just to prevent the place falling down around your ears. Some will be essential, like sorting out that … Continue reading

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NotPC or NPC?

The Feds are watching me! OK, so I’m a Brit, and we don’t have the Feds, but it sounds so much cooler than saying there’s a policeman looking at me. Even then, I’m being a little creative with the truth: … Continue reading

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Pussy?

You will know by now that I’m just a little bit weird; I do things that normal people don’t. One of those things that I do, and which I really can’t give a logical explanation for, is that I frequently … Continue reading

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Hacked off

Apparently, I’ve been shelling pistachios wrongly all my life. There’s an awful lot of other simple skills that I lack too, if the accumulated knowhow of a variety of self-styled internet gurus is to be believed. Such diverse pursuits as … Continue reading

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USBroken

Technology is a wonderful thing… When it works. When it doesn’t, it’s a pain in the bum! I tend to be rather impatient when tech doesn’t do what it’s designed to do; I’m not so bothered if it all goes … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: It ain’t what it used to be

I’ve been away from SL for a whole week, and whenever I’ve not been inworld for a while it’s always a bit of a surprise to log back in and find that everything is pretty much the same as when … Continue reading

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