Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

If you want my advice…

I’m of the growing opinion that the Communications Age, and the Internet in particular, have democratised the giving of advice – but not in a good way. There was a time when, if there was anything about which we required … Continue reading

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Wild West

I’m generally pretty easy going, but there are some things that I can’t help getting riled about. You already know what most of them are since I tend to moan about them at length on this blog: Public crisp eaters, … Continue reading

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A straight line

During a recent conversation inworld I realised a couple of things: Firstly, many people – myself included – may think they have a decent grasp of geography, but can find to their cost, that on occasion they actually know squat; … Continue reading

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Too tired to type

I’ve entered the buffer zone recently – the cache of standby posts I’ve built up just so that I can take the occasional day off from writing, should circumstances or my mood require it. On this particular occasion it’s been … Continue reading

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The shape of things to come?

Much of my exploring in SL is very much self-directed – I’m a great advocate of the ‘pick a spot on the map and TP’ approach, which can often yield unexpected results, or I’ll harvest locations from the profiles of … Continue reading

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Winter is coming

It’s rained a bit over the past few days, it’s definitely getting darker earlier in the evening, and I’m finding that my need to have a fan constantly blowing in my vicinity is becoming less of a necessity. The flowers … Continue reading

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Refreshes the parts…

It had been one of those days – started well, but started a slow decent into madness just after lunch and could have ended as one of those you just want to write off and forget. I finished early enough … Continue reading

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60/60

One of my work colleagues turns 60 in a few years time, and some time back they decided that, a) Getting older was no excuse to slow down, b) Life is too short not to be living it to the … Continue reading

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Memento mori

One of the benches at my local railway station has a new brass plaque – it’s in memory of a chap who ‘spent many long hours watching the trains at this station’. I’m sure it’s a fitting memorial which would … Continue reading

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Snarky, sarcastic, negative or honest?

There’s a thread currently running over on SLU decrying the banality of many of the SL blogs you’ll find splurged over the internet – the vast majority of which, it seems, are of the fashion review variety. The poster, and … Continue reading

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