Category Archives: SL

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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Unexpectedly, for the last three days, I’ve been homeless! Perhaps I should clarify that… I’ve been virtually homeless, since my home sim is apparently – for reasons unknown – unreachable. It’s one of those unfortunate states of affair that occasionally … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of grey

Second life, indeed IT in general, can be a pain in the rear end. You can happily get along with it for months at a time with no problems at all, then – for no apparent reason – it all … Continue reading

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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 Today it’s all but but superseded by the ubiquitous and … Continue reading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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A Haven Halloween offering… It was just an average day in Second Life. A spot of shopping, chilling with friends and now some free time to explore new places: It was a speck on the world map that Arthur hadn’t … 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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