Category Archives: SLarcheology

I remember when this was all green fields…

I’m beginning to think that I’ve been around SL too long: More and more frequently, I find myself reminiscing about the good old days inworld, much like I’ve heard many of my older friends, whose time in the virtual world … Continue reading

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Chew bubblegum and kick ass

I’ve gained a wealth of interesting, (some would say, worthless), knowledge as a result of my time in SL. I’m not talking the sort of academic or technical knowledge that you might think I’d value and would be of some … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

I travel a lot, an awful lot, and I’m frequently puzzled and intrigued by the names of many of the places I pass through. Quakers’ Yard; Devil’s Bridge; Hope; Hobbiton (OK, maybe not that last one!)… Evocative and sometimes perplexing … Continue reading

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LP… CD… MP3…???

Those of us of  a certain age will be very familiar with those memes that regularly do the rounds on social media reminding us just how old we are… The ones that go along the lines of: “You remember taping … Continue reading

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Previously on…

I may have mentioned at some point in the past my irritation at television programmes that insist on reminding viewers what transpired before the break or in the previous episode. Usually, for a person of average intelligence, such reminders are … Continue reading

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Collector’s edition

I know a lot of geeks! And it  seems that most of them are in SL. A ridiculous number of my inworld acquaintances are experts on everything and anything to do with Doctor Who, Marvel Comics, Star Trek, Star Wars, … Continue reading

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Time machine

Out of the blue, you receive an invitation to one of your eccentric friend’s houses for dinner. On your arrival, they pour you a drink and insist that before you settle down for the evening, they would like to show … Continue reading

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Destroying history

Today’s title and the prompt for the topic comes from a comment made on a thread over at SLU. To give you the context, you may – or may not – be aware that invisiprims, the only real option for … Continue reading

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Iconic

The array of building tools we have in SL is, for all practical purposes, pretty much unlimited. In real terms however, what we’re able to construct and create is very much limited by a number of constraints. To begin with, … Continue reading

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In the Prime of SLife

There are some places in SL that I find myself naturally drawn to. If I was to tell you that in the real world, my favourite movie of all time is probably Bladerunner, then you can surmise the sort of inworld … Continue reading

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