Category Archives: Rants

Breaking…

I’m occasionally topical on these pages, which can always be challenging, but thankfully many topics hang around, sometimes for years in SL. When it comes to the real world, some things are always topical, always have been, and always will … Continue reading

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They’re back!

It’s taken so much longer that expected, and many thought it would never happen, but ‘proper’ last names are finally back, and those who’ve always despised being known as ‘Resident’, or in the alternative, have pitied those newbies stuck with … Continue reading

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Looking good?

I’ve taken the plunge – despite all my reservations and previous failed attempts, I’ve now meshified myself. What eventually swayed me was Bakes on Mesh, which has brought me all the benefits of a mesh bod, whilst allowing me continued … Continue reading

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It’s not all about the virus

I received an email at the weekend from a friend, it started with the words “I’m very afraid. Do you think mankind will survive this?” I won’t go into my response in detail, but I’ll summarise very briefly. Much as … Continue reading

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Video nasty

I’ve been working from home a fair bit recently, and one of the things I tend to do is have YouTube on in the background. It makes up for not having anyone else around, provides the occasional distraction from the … Continue reading

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Under review

Whether it’s booking an hotel, choosing a restaurant or builder, or shopping online – in both RL and on the SL Marketplace – I’m no different from anybody else in being an avid reader of product reviews. The peer review, … Continue reading

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Much ado about something

We live in interesting times! I can’t say that I’m surprised that Linden Lab have thrown in the towel for Sansar – I imagine it’s been on the cards for quite some time, and they’ve just been waiting for the … Continue reading

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You have reached your… er, destination?

Technology is essentially stupid. Whilst it can give the impression of being terribly clever, it’s only clever in particular ways – following rules, performing repetitive tasks and using large quantities of data to come to logical conclusions. What it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Clicking about

I’m prone to mangled mousing. Many the time I’ve found myself flying across the room, grabbed by an over zealous item of furniture that just happened to be near where I intended to click, or I’ve inadvertently teleported myself halfway … Continue reading

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Well, that’s Christmas ruined!

This time of year is when I habitually put pen to paper, (has anybody coined a more appropriate version of that for the digital age?), and come up with some sort of festive – or, more usually, anti-festive – story. … Continue reading

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