Category Archives: Rants

Talk talk

Strip away the glitz and glamour, all the mesh and fripperies, the shopping and dancing, the building and the bonking from SL and you’re left with what was once the staple diet of the internet – chat. In fact, all … Continue reading

Posted in Rants, RL, SL, Techietalk | 2 Comments

Banned!

There are some in SL who consider it almost a badge of honour to be banned, whether it be from a venue, parcel, group or any combination thereof, and will happily own the bragging rights to their misfortune. I personally … Continue reading

Posted in Rants, RL, SL | Leave a comment

Social dynamics

The way that we interact with each other can be a complicated old thing, especially when in an environment as creative and diverse as Second Life, where cultures, individuality and personalities can collide far more frequently and, occasionally destructively, than … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophicalisticality, Rants, SL | Leave a comment

Don’t go changing

If there’s one thing that really gets on my nerves, it’s political correctness, and unfortunately the PC Brigade are so belligerent when it comes to getting on their soapboxes that very little these days doesn’t at some time or other … Continue reading

Posted in Linden Love, Philosophicalisticality, Rants, RL, SL | Leave a comment

Top tips

One of the disadvantages of being a Brit and spending a fair bit of time in an environment, such as SL, which can tend to have such a strong US bias is that I can struggle to get my head … Continue reading

Posted in Linden Love, Musicality, Rants, RL, SL | Leave a comment

Good old fashioned fun

A recent evening inworld was a little, shall we say ‘surreal’. Surreal in the sense that, had it been possible to behave in the same manner in RL, arrests would certainly have been made. Thankfully, this was not RL and … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophicalisticality, Rants, SL | Leave a comment

You’d be home by now

Have you ever seen one of those signs at the side of the road, usually situated on a new housing development, subtly appealing to the commuter stuck in a traffic queue for the fifth time that week… “If you lived … Continue reading

Posted in Linden Love, Philosophicalisticality, Rants, RL, SL, Techietalk | 2 Comments

Gargoyles

Spending the amount of time that I do travelling by rail around the country means that a lot of that time is spent gazing out of windows at the scenery passing by, both countryside and architecture. As you pass fleetingly … Continue reading

Posted in Builder's bum, Philosophicalisticality, Rants, RL, SL | Leave a comment

Out of credit

Am I the only person baffled by the strange continuity links that TV companies seem to think are essential to keep viewing audiences amused these days? Not owning a TV myself, I’m not sure how long this has been a … Continue reading

Posted in Builder's bum, Philosophicalisticality, Rants, RL, SL | Leave a comment

Towering folly

I’ve always fancied the idea of having an olde worlde stone-built tower on my land, although I’ve never really managed to get around to doing anything about it. A few years back, before I acquired my current parcel of land, … Continue reading

Posted in Builder's bum, Rants, SL | Leave a comment