Category Archives: Rants

Cyber punk’d

Every now and again, I get a little bored with the same old routine and I ditch the sensible hair, the M&S clothes and shun the safe and homely parts of SL. On goes the leather, latex and shiny plastic, … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophicalisticality, Rants, SL, Tales of the Road | 2 Comments

Out of circulation

You may have noticed that these posts recently have slowed to something of a trickle. And those who know me inworld may also have noticed I’ve been fairly conspicuous by my absence, only logging in on a couple of occasions … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophicalisticality, Rants, SL | Leave a comment

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