Category Archives: Tales of the Road

Cyber punk’d

Every now and again, I get a little bored with the same old routine and I ditch the sensible hair, the M&S clothes and shun the safe and homely parts of SL. On goes the leather, latex and shiny plastic, … Continue reading

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Bomb!

I am the sort of person who, it seems, is readily mistaken for an authority figure in real life. I’m regularly accosted in shops by people asking me where to find certain items, who are then disappointed to find that … Continue reading

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I wandered lonely

All of us at sometime or another crave a little solitude; speaking as one who lives alone and can often feel a little resentment when visitors conspire to invade that privacy, you might think it odd that I should ever … 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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Off Grid

It was Douglas Adams who coined the phrase, ‘the long, dark teatime of the soul’ – that interminable, soulless void that occurs around about late Sunday afternoon, when lunch is done and frustrated desperation sets in. It’s a feeling that … Continue reading

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Homeless

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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Signs

I’m sat on a bench – or should I say, perched precariously on the only narrow sliver of bench that doesn’t come complete with a strategically placed puddle of wetness – waiting for a train. Staring across the tracks to … Continue reading

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Driven

I’m in the market for a new car. It’s not a position I’ve been in for quite some time, and it’s not really one I want to be in either, but sometimes you don’t get a lot of choice in … Continue reading

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Going mobile

I’m a workstation sort of person – I like to have an area set aside, with all the essential tools that I’m going to need, where I can spend my working hours in an environment that is conducive to what … Continue reading

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Eight

I was born a traveller. For as long as I can remember I’ve had a fascination with far flung places, exotic destinations and unfamiliar cultures. As a youngster, it was my ambition to become an explorer and adventurer, hacking my … Continue reading

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