Author Archives: Serendipidy Haven

Collector’s edition

I know a lot of geeks! And it  seems that most of them are in SL. A ridiculous number of my inworld acquaintances are experts on everything and anything to do with Doctor Who, Marvel Comics, Star Trek, Star Wars, … Continue reading

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Today: The virtual world… Tomorrow: The universe?

Just when you thought Linden Lab’s intentions for SL lacked ambition, they sneak a choice phrase into an overly-wordy document that few people will ever read, and go from one extreme to another. The document in question is the utterly … Continue reading

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Degrees of separation

I recently came across a fascinating article introducing me to the concept of the Erdos Number; possibly not the most useful academic device for everyday life, but nonetheless a principle that can be applied in a multiplicity of interesting ways. … Continue reading

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Shut up!

I’m generally pretty good when it comes to multitasking – I can keep a multitude of balls in the air, whilst rubbing my tummy, patting my head and cooking dinner, all at the same time. I can have multiple conversations … Continue reading

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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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Homeless

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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