Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

Friendships that pass in the night

I have a sneaky feeling that my SL friends list may not be as populous as most. Most people that I know boast lists that number well into three figures, unlike my own list, which is rather short, and when … Continue reading

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Melons the size of basketballs

…And peppers as big as melons! Many years ago, when my parents first moved abroad, in the days before my mother discovered the internet, and back when I was much better at keeping in touch than I am today, these … Continue reading

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Chew bubblegum and kick ass

I’ve gained a wealth of interesting, (some would say, worthless), knowledge as a result of my time in SL. I’m not talking the sort of academic or technical knowledge that you might think I’d value and would be of some … Continue reading

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Much ado… With nothing about

A great deal has been happening in and around SL in recent weeks, although reading this blog  you wouldn’t know it! On the technical side, the white-coated geeks at Linden Lab, (or  more accurately, the trendy, beardy-faced, jeans and t-shirt … Continue reading

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A better place

What the hell is going on in the world? Back in the good old days – which don’t seem all that long ago – there were few things to worry about from day to day. The most we had to … Continue reading

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Off the grid

A friend recently mentioned to me that they’d effectively committed social media suicide: Closing their FaceBook account, shutting down all but their most valued Twitter feeds, deleting Instagram and removing themselves from LinkedIn. They told me that, initially it was … Continue reading

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Turn left?

Walking down the platform this afternoon, before catching my train, I caught a glimpse through an open doorway, of the rarefied and exclusive atmosphere of the first class lounge. It’s not somewhere that you’re ever likely to find me hanging … Continue reading

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Replicant

I don’t know about you, but I find that my avatar will often mirror my real world physical situation in ways that make no real sense. Last night, for example, my feet were sore and aching, thanks to an unexpectedly … Continue reading

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Wipeout

Sometimes, I despair of the human race. Wonko the Sane famously quit reality and constructed The Asylum so that he wouldn’t have to live in a world which had clearly gone bananas – for him, the final nail in the … Continue reading

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Window shopping

There are some things I see in the real world that confuse me every bit as much as some of the more unusual things I come across in SL. Maybe RL isn’t quite as way out and bizarre as the … Continue reading

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