Category Archives: SLilverscreen

Sliding doors

Periodically conversations inworld turn to the topic of ‘favourites’… ‘What’s your favourite song?’ – Impossible to say, there are far too many, and it changes constantly… ‘What’s your favourite food?’ – Possibly chicken with noodles, (but it has to be … Continue reading

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Informed

Apologies in advance to any non-Brit readers, for whom much of the content of today’s post will be unfamiliar. Last weekend, a friend and I took one of those random excursions down Memory Lane, thanks to good old YouTube. This … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

One of those things I’ve always vowed never to do is meet anyone from SL in the flesh – for me one of the most attractive features of living in a virtual world is the way in which you can … Continue reading

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Previously…

There’s an annoying trend that I’ve started to notice more and more frequently in Brit TV programmes. It’s something that our compatriots in the States have known as part of their televisual entertainment, possibly since the old gogglebox first found … Continue reading

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SL: The Movie 2 (This Time It’s Personal!)

I’m sure we’ve all had that discussion at some time or other: If someone was foolish enough to make a movie about our lives, which actor/actress would be our performer of choice to play us? When it comes to RL, I … Continue reading

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SL: The Movie!

Alright, maybe today’s title is a little misleading if you were expecting to read breaking news of a new Peter Jackson spectacular based around our favourite virtual world, but that aside, in many ways SL has much in common with … Continue reading

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Vanilla sky

Avatar: from the Sanskrit avatāra ‘descent’, from ava ‘down’ + tar- ‘to cross’. A manifestation of a deity or released soul in bodily form on earth; an incarnate divine teacher. An incarnation, embodiment, or manifestation of a person or idea. Whilst most … Continue reading

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Heaven or hell

Recently i watched Terry Gilliam’s latest movie – The Zero Theorem – something i’ve been waiting for with baited breath for quite some time. Apart from a somewhat lacklustre ending, (well i thought so, anyway), i thoroughly enjoyed it, and it was very much … Continue reading

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Machinimental

We tend to think of sl in terms of the inworld experience, but there are many things that we can do, based around sl, that expand the virtual world beyond the boundaries and constraints that ‘inworld’ imposes – effectively expanding sl … Continue reading

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Tears in the rain

It’s one of life’s little mysteries to me – why do so many literary and movie plotlines, of certain genres, fall into such predictable tried and tested scenarios? Perhaps it’s the nature of the subject matter – there are, no … Continue reading

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