Monthly Archives: November 2017

Off Grid

It was Douglas Adams who coined the phrase, ‘the long, dark teatime of the soul’ – that interminable, soulless void that occurs around about late Sunday afternoon, when lunch is done and frustrated desperation sets in. It’s a feeling that … Continue reading

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Money tree

Today I saw a money tree in real life! Not a real money tree, obviously – imagine how cool that would be – but a tree that closely resembled that inworld peculiarity that, as a noob, was one of my … Continue reading

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Identity crisis

My thanks to Aston Mindes for the idea for today’s post 🙂 It’s now quite some time since The Lab introduced screen names – mainly, I suspect, in response to the uproar generated by the cessation of last names – … Continue reading

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Let’s do lunch

One of the things I love about SL is the intermingling of cultures that occurs routinely every time we log in. There can be few platforms or situations that are comparable – perhaps working an international airline check-in desk is … Continue reading

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Autumn song

I like the Autumn, although its arrival always brings mixed feelings. On the one hand, the quality of the light and sheer gamut of colours can’t be beaten, and although the weather inevitably takes a downward turn, we still have … Continue reading

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Unexpectedly, for the last three days, I’ve been homeless! Perhaps I should clarify that… I’ve been virtually homeless, since my home sim is apparently – for reasons unknown – unreachable. It’s one of those unfortunate states of affair that occasionally … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of grey

Second life, indeed IT in general, can be a pain in the rear end. You can happily get along with it for months at a time with no problems at all, then – for no apparent reason – it all … Continue reading

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That’s a word you don’t hear very often these days, although occasionally it surfaces – an anachronistic throwback in a world dominated by MP3s and iTunes, to more halcyon days. Today it’s all but but superseded by the ubiquitous and … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

September 16th – that’s the date I gave across the first RL Christmas-themed items in a shop this year. Call me an old Scrooge, but that is to my mind, far too early to be thinking about the festive season. … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and, erm… Other conveyances

There’s a woman who occasionally catches the same train as me. She looks almost exactly like Amy Farrah Fowler, or at least what I imagine she’d look like if you’d accidentally put her in the boil wash and she shrank … Continue reading

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