Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

Skimbleshanks

It’s funny how some things can be out of place, but nonetheless are perfectly suited to their situation. This morning, whilst sat waiting for a train, many miles from home, I spotted a little black cat making his way along … Continue reading

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Misty Morning

Beautiful sunrise this morning, glowing orange and pinks against a pale wintry blue sky streaked with glowing contrails and wispy grey and white clouds. There was ground frost covering the fields, with a mist rising above the frozen ground, and … Continue reading

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Salted caramel

Is it just me that thinks the world is getting a bit too pretentious for its own good? This was brought home to me yesterday when I popped into M&S, not something I’m accustomed to doing on a regular basis … Continue reading

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Caps Lock

A sign in a railway carriage recently caught my eye, it was one of those notices that advise you what to do if the train should suddenly career off the tracks at ninety miles an hour, to end up in … Continue reading

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Stasis

Winter is a time of stasis: Life slows down and anything that’s not strictly necessary lies in abeyance and waits for its time to come. Animals hibernate, plants die back, trees lose their leaves and shut down, and we wrap … Continue reading

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Great expectations

Life is full of expectations – it’s one of the things that drives us onwards and motivates us; it is also fertile ground for disappointment and disillusion. Much of our personal endeavour is prompted and sustained by the expectation of … Continue reading

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Previously on…

I may have mentioned at some point in the past my irritation at television programmes that insist on reminding viewers what transpired before the break or in the previous episode. Usually, for a person of average intelligence, such reminders are … Continue reading

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If you could…

An awful lot of time I spend in SL tends to be music related. Most of the people I hang out with have a shared interest in music, and much of the time we have in each other’s company will … Continue reading

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Cheers

In some ways, human beings are like wild animals – we like to gather together at watering holes, although the analogy does break down slightly thereafter, since we tend to do so primarily for companionship, whilst wild animals tend to … Continue reading

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Collector’s edition

I know a lot of geeks! And it  seems that most of them are in SL. A ridiculous number of my inworld acquaintances are experts on everything and anything to do with Doctor Who, Marvel Comics, Star Trek, Star Wars, … Continue reading

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