Category Archives: RL

Let’s do lunch

One of the things I love about SL is the intermingling of cultures that occurs routinely every time we log in. There can be few platforms or situations that are comparable – perhaps working an international airline check-in desk is … Continue reading

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Autumn song

I like the Autumn, although its arrival always brings mixed feelings. On the one hand, the quality of the light and sheer gamut of colours can’t be beaten, and although the weather inevitably takes a downward turn, we still have … Continue reading

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Mixtape

That’s a word you don’t hear very often these days, although occasionally it surfaces – an anachronistic throwback in a world dominated by MP3s and iTunes, to more halcyon days. Today it’s all but but superseded by the ubiquitous and … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

September 16th – that’s the date I gave across the first RL Christmas-themed items in a shop this year. Call me an old Scrooge, but that is to my mind, far too early to be thinking about the festive season. … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and, erm… Other conveyances

There’s a woman who occasionally catches the same train as me. She looks almost exactly like Amy Farrah Fowler, or at least what I imagine she’d look like if you’d accidentally put her in the boil wash and she shrank … Continue reading

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If you want my advice…

I’m of the growing opinion that the Communications Age, and the Internet in particular, have democratised the giving of advice – but not in a good way. There was a time when, if there was anything about which we required … Continue reading

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Wild West

I’m generally pretty easy going, but there are some things that I can’t help getting riled about. You already know what most of them are since I tend to moan about them at length on this blog: Public crisp eaters, … Continue reading

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A straight line

During a recent conversation inworld I realised a couple of things: Firstly, many people – myself included – may think they have a decent grasp of geography, but can find to their cost, that on occasion they actually know squat; … Continue reading

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Bad hair day

Am I the only person in SL who thinks that hair is becoming needlessly complicated? It’s bad enough having to deal with hair in the real world, but at least you used to be able to escape inworld and change … Continue reading

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The mobile mambo

It’s a peculiar thing, but it seems to me that the vast majority of people are completely unable to remain stationary when taking a mobile phone call whilst on their feet. It’s an affliction that the male of the species … Continue reading

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