Category Archives: RL

To sleep…

Here’s another short offering derived from a writing group prompt. I do find myself dwelling on the darker side of the human psyche when writing about anything other than SL – if you’ve ever had cause to while away a … Continue reading

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Feisty

It’s a rare occurence that I’m temporarily lost for words, but it happened last night, and I’m still mulling it over today. I’ve been reminded, yet again, that in the contrived arena that is SLife we are cursed with the … Continue reading

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Apotheosis

I’m going to make an assumption that pretty much everyone at some time has entertained thoughts about what the world might be like if we were God. In sure we’ve all toyed with the idea of how we’d use, or … Continue reading

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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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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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Discomfort zone

I’m all for diversifying and stepping outside comfort zones… Just so long as I don’t have to do it myself. However, occasionally even Seren comes to a point where a skilfully administered kick up the rear end is necessary. After … 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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