Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

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Back in the good ol’ days, when I was young, fit and a lot healthier than I am now, I was an exponent of the martial art of judo. Actually, I was pretty good at it, teaching at my own … Continue reading

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Sprung

It’s probably a little bit early to start getting too excited about the prospect of Spring, particularly since the weather has been decidedly murky and unSpringful around these parts. It seems to have been hurricane season for the past few … Continue reading

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Back to the future

Time flies when you’re having fun – for those of us in the real world, ‘fun’ is one of those things that we used to have in the good old days: before the pandemic, escalating warmongering, and rampant inflation and … Continue reading

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Winter Nowhere Land

It’s that time of the year when it seems that the whole of the Grid becomes blanketed in pixel snowdrifts, populated by animated elves and non-stop renditions of “Ho, ho, ho… Merry Christmas” from any article you happen to click. … Continue reading

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There’s no place like home

In the real world, I’ve moved house 13 times, that works out about once every 4-5 years, and – I have to say that I’ve always found the process of moving horribly stressful and messy. Given the choice, I’d much … Continue reading

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I probably shouldn’t have said that!

Ever said something, perhaps as a joke, or without thinking, when almost immediately, the realisation dawns that it was perhaps not the smartest thing to trip off your tongue? There was, for example, my faux pas at the chemist a … Continue reading

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Fur enough?

I’ve always subscribed to the principal that those who own land, businesses and entertainment venues have the right to decide who is permitted access to their property, for whatever reason they choose. However, whether it’s entirely reasonable in every circumstance … Continue reading

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You have been diverted

I’ve been around SL for a while now, and whilst it’s true to say that the virtual world has changed enormously over the years from a technical, performance, and capability perspective, the SL userbase – residents, to me and you … Continue reading

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Gathering intelligence

“It will either be the best thing that’s ever happened to us, or it will be the worst thing. If we’re not careful, it very well may be the last thing.” – That somewhat ominous warning about artificial intelligence from … Continue reading

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Mugged!

There are many things that contrive to irritate and bug me about SL: The still-prevailing, but completely incorrect belief that the virtual world revolves entirely around rampant sex; the way that those who profess in their profiles to abhor drama, … Continue reading

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