Category Archives: Rants

Sansar: Sans detail

It’s the middle of the summer, which means that Linden Labs’ promise that we’d see a Sansar open beta in the early summer is starting to look a little bit optimistic. I can’t say I’m at all surprised: The way … Continue reading

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Signs

I’m sat on a bench – or should I say, perched precariously on the only narrow sliver of bench that doesn’t come complete with a strategically placed puddle of wetness – waiting for a train. Staring across the tracks to … Continue reading

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Awkward conversations

“Wow… You guys are just so friendly, what a great welcome, I’m so glad to be here. I don’t think I’ve ever been to a club where everyone is so helpful and friendly. Thank you so much for your welcome!” … Continue reading

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HUDtopia

Until I discovered SL, the acronym ‘HUD’ was not one that often found its way into my everyday life. Back then, the only time it might have crept in would perhaps be in the context of a discussion relating to … Continue reading

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Unnoticed

Second Life groups are a fantastic thing. They allow people with similar interests a forum and a meeting place, they are a great way for organisers and creators alike to keep people up to date with what’s happening, and they … Continue reading

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Zombies

It’s here! Alright, it’s not quite how I expected it, but over recent weeks it’s become ever more apparent that the zombie apocalypse is finally upon us! It must be said that it’s caught me somewhat unprepared: Having planned to … Continue reading

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Onesies and wellies

I am not a fashion blogger – that’s something I’ve made abundantly clear many times in the past. That does not mean that I have no interest in fashion – real or virtual – and no opinions on trends and … Continue reading

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Porno and propriety

“Who are those two naked people in your room?” It was a reasonable, if somewhat unexpected question, aimed at one of my friends whose inworld pad was just across the street. The two people in question, it turns out, weren’t … Continue reading

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A series of unfortunate events

Sometimes it just feels as if life has got it in for you. Not necessarily in a big way, but in a niggle, annoying, irritating way that just winds you up and gives you hassle. How we deal with runs … Continue reading

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Temporary failure

Ever had a brilliant idea that turned out not to be quite so brilliant after all, and all because of a single weak link in the connection… Yourself! For years, I periodically found myself facing the inescapable prospect of wasting … Continue reading

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