Category Archives: Musicality

Icon

A little while back I wrote about those instantly recognisable, iconic structures that have been replicated in virtual form in SL. To me, for a place to merit the description ‘iconic’, it’s not sufficient to simply be recognisable; it must … Continue reading

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The best-selling show

Oh my word… first Lemmy taken from us, now Bowie. I’m not one to get sentimental about such things, but Bowie in particular has been a formative influence throughout my life: His music, his creativity, the ever-changing re-invention of himself over … Continue reading

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Beatlemania

Funny old evening: Arrived home; put the kettle on; felt stressed; felt depressed; ate chocolate – lot’s of chocolate – no, let’s be honest… way too much chocolate; counted some animals; slumped in chair. Put some music on – happened … Continue reading

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Retraction (You have to be joking!)

Oh my goodness, my recent posts on SL people types ruffled a few feathers! It seems there’s a few DJs builders, scripters and so on out there in SL world who think my analysis was a little unfair and paints … Continue reading

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Birthday Bits #2

If ever there was a blog post that was past its ‘best before’ date, this is it; but, as you know, I’ve been away, life has been busy and time short, blah, blah, blah. However, all is not lost – … Continue reading

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Rhythm & shoes

There are many unexpected and unplanned avenues that spending time in SL leads us to explore. Despite being a rather expansive social media platform, with a strong emphasis on creativity and community, there are a vast array of spinoff experiences … Continue reading

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Rhythm of life

Planning is not something i’m particularly good at – you’re much more likely to find me acting on impulse, at the drop of a hat. At times, this approach to life has served me well and resulted in some pretty … Continue reading

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Ad astra per aspera

Wow! It’s fair to say that i enjoyed my first day exploring SL10B and i saw some pretty cool stuff, but it’s also fair to say that i wasn’t completely enraptured. Not that getting lost and then hopelessly confused helped … Continue reading

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Musical bumps

“Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.”  Paul Simon Here’s a subject that, in the main, i’ve managed to steer around so far, mainly because the topic is a) … Continue reading

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Memories in a minor key

Odd how artists, and writers in particular, find themselves so easily afflicted by that sense that poets call melancholia. Perhaps it’s because they are the sort of people for whom dreaming, flights of fancy and reminiscence come easily and are … Continue reading

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