Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

Master of none

There are some things in SL that I’ve never quite mastered – simple, everyday things that most people seem to have little difficulty managing, yet for some reason, I’ve never quite managed to get the hang of. And I do … Continue reading

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Snoozed

Things are not always what they seem to be. Today is my first day back to work after a week off – as far as SL goes, it’s not such a good thing because I’ll have less opportunity to be … Continue reading

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A matter of record

One aspect of the information age, which we are all familiar with, is that data can be quite a bulky thing. Not bulky in quite in the same sense as we may have thought thirty years ago, when most data was … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy

You should know by now that I’m a little bit bonkers in SL, and I will confess that occasionally that madness can be replicated in the real world too. Recently that crazy streak has manifested itself unexpectedly and in a … Continue reading

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Reality check

The nature of SL is such that, no matter how realistic we try to make it, we are all role players to at least some extent, even those of us who have no desire to pursue that particular route. The … Continue reading

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Recognisable traits

I bumped into somebody I haven’t seen for years at the station this morning. I can’t say it was a terribly comfortable crossing of paths – it was the mother of an ex, from whom I split up with in … Continue reading

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Architectural flaws

One of the ‘fun’ things about owning a home is the seemingly unending flow of maintenance that you have to carry out just to prevent the place falling down around your ears. Some will be essential, like sorting out that … Continue reading

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Hacked off

Apparently, I’ve been shelling pistachios wrongly all my life. There’s an awful lot of other simple skills that I lack too, if the accumulated knowhow of a variety of self-styled internet gurus is to be believed. Such diverse pursuits as … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: It ain’t what it used to be

I’ve been away from SL for a whole week, and whenever I’ve not been inworld for a while it’s always a bit of a surprise to log back in and find that everything is pretty much the same as when … Continue reading

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Snapshots of life

I’m sat on a train (again) for the next three hours and we’re currently held at a signal, (‘Arriva Trains Wales would like to apologise for the delay to your journey – this is due to the line being blocked … Continue reading

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