Category Archives: Party guests

Three

Now and again, we find ourselves doing something in SL that a ‘reasonable’ person might find a little strange, even bizarre. I’m not talking about any of the crazy and ridiculous activities that most of us find ourselves embroiled in … Continue reading

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SLocialising

We’re an antisocial lot. That was a comment made by a friend recently when a few of us were gathered together discussing whether or not we’d be inworld on New Year’s Eve. It turned out that an inordinate number of … Continue reading

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Empires of the mind

It’s not all about the spectacle, the drama and the performance, you know? Without the people behind it all, nothing happens. That’s not only true for SL11B or any of the other big events that take place around our virtual … Continue reading

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Discomfort

Comfort zones – most of us have them and they can be both helpful or a real nuisance, depending on the particular circumstances. To be honest, i’ve never really established whether we’re supposed to huddle within them because they protect … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing

As someone who can frequently struggle with such basic sl activities as walking in straight lines, negotiating doorways and climbing stairs, i can’t help but be impressed by the way in which some people are able to not only master … Continue reading

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Crossing a line

Odd, though it may seem – although i daresay this will sound rather familiar to many of you – Seren, despite being under the ‘control’ of the real me, is very much a person in her own right. That statement … Continue reading

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9 years ago… today

The things i do in the name of research! My last hour, or so, has been spent absorbing Philip Linden’s keynote speech and Q&A session that he made at SL1B – yes, a whole nine years ago! What surprised me … Continue reading

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Under where?

How far does real-world convention extend into sl, even when it’s not strictly necessary? Take my underwear, for example (no! i didn’t mean it like that!). If we consider undies in rl, they perform very necessary functions  – whatever our … Continue reading

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