Category Archives: Builder’s bum

Sleepless in…

I’m not feeling at my best this morning: there’s a few reasons – it’s my first day back in work after a couple of weeks off, I not a morning person anyway, I’m never at my best on a Monday, … Continue reading

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Motorcycle maintenance

Way back in February 2011 I sent myself an email – just a short email, with a couple of jottings, the odd quote and various miscellanea that I intended, at some point in the future, to use as the basis … Continue reading

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Artistic licence

Just like the real world, SL has its limitations, although often we may well argue quite the opposite. It is true that SL gives us opportunities that we wouldn’t have elsewhere and the freedom to do things that would be … Continue reading

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Tunnel vision

Lego aside, there are not many building systems that permit the level of complexity and flexibility afforded by SL. No matter what you’re constructing, the simplicity and adaptability of the simple prim for construction is remarkable. If it’s greater realism … Continue reading

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14

Is that time of year again when invitations have gone out to apply to participate in SL’s birthday celebrations. It’s also that time of year that I invariably fire off my application and start planning and building in anticipation that … Continue reading

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Chow mein

Back in the day – and I’m talking of the days of my youth – the big thing here in Britland and the last word in convenience and tastiness could be summed up in a single word: ‘Vesta’. Vesta ready meals … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy

You should know by now that I’m a little bit bonkers in SL, and I will confess that occasionally that madness can be replicated in the real world too. Recently that crazy streak has manifested itself unexpectedly and in a … 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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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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In a spin

I’m no good at maths – never have been, no matter how hard I try. In desperation, trying to get me through my school exams, my parents even resorted to arranging additional tutoring – I passed, but only barely. It’s … Continue reading

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