Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

Plain Sailing

This has been an interesting year. Quite apart from the bonkers turn that the world has taken in so many ways since February, I’ve had some new and challenging experiences in Second Life too… Which was unexpected, since after all … Continue reading

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Political agenda?

I’m all for free speech – I think it’s one of the fundamental tenets underpinning civilised society, and to that end I would never deny anyone the right to express their views and opinions, whether in accord with mine, or … Continue reading

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What can you get for a tenner?

WordPress surprised me twice this week – firstly by lumbering me with their supposedly wonderful Gutenberg Blocks Editor, which I’ve successfully resisted using for the past year, but now it’s mandatory. Imagine, if you will taking a piece of precision … Continue reading

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The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one… Apparently

I’m just going to come right out and say it: It sucks! As to what it is exactly that sucks, that’s somewhat harder to explain. It’s not so much that SL sucks – although there’s plenty of suckery going on … Continue reading

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Tree Hugger

The longer you’ve been around in SL, the more frequently you’re reminded that the virtual world, like the real thing, is impermanent and subject to change. Over time, you become somewhat immune to people moving on and disappearing off the … Continue reading

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To sleep…

Here’s another short offering derived from a writing group prompt. I do find myself dwelling on the darker side of the human psyche when writing about anything other than SL – if you’ve ever had cause to while away a … Continue reading

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Feisty

It’s a rare occurence that I’m temporarily lost for words, but it happened last night, and I’m still mulling it over today. I’ve been reminded, yet again, that in the contrived arena that is SLife we are cursed with the … Continue reading

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Apotheosis

I’m going to make an assumption that pretty much everyone at some time has entertained thoughts about what the world might be like if we were God. In sure we’ve all toyed with the idea of how we’d use, or … Continue reading

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It’s not all about the virus

I received an email at the weekend from a friend, it started with the words “I’m very afraid. Do you think mankind will survive this?” I won’t go into my response in detail, but I’ll summarise very briefly. Much as … Continue reading

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Video nasty

I’ve been working from home a fair bit recently, and one of the things I tend to do is have YouTube on in the background. It makes up for not having anyone else around, provides the occasional distraction from the … Continue reading

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