Category Archives: Philosophicalisticality

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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Octomore (more than I can afford, that is)

The establishment at which I’m staying at present has a rather fantastic bar. Not only do they stock a wide variety of locally produced and specialist ales, ciders and beers – which I could definitely be persuaded to give a … Continue reading

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Powerless

It was one of those ‘Oh crap!’ moments… Having spent the best part of the day on the train, with little else to do than write up a couple of blog posts, surf the .net and play a few games. … Continue reading

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Interesting times

‘May you live in interesting times’: The old Chinese curse is a phrase that occasionally finds resonance in my life. I’m not in the habit of insulting Chinese people, as a rule, so I’m not altogether sure why I should … Continue reading

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Blogging Bytes: 12th April 2018

Roll up! Roll up! And be disappointed, dismayed and discontented. All the gloss and the glamour that was promised isn’t quite what we expected, and we’re left out of pocket, out of luck and out of time. But, hey that’s … Continue reading

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