Category Archives: Tales of the Road

Get your kicks on Route… 9A?

I enjoy driving. As soon as I was able in my teens, I started driving lessons and I’ve never looked back. After passing my test, through an extensive and eclectic selection of cars, and numerous roadtrip adventures, I’ve been driving … Continue reading

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A Haiku: The Man With The Bicycle

Tangled in his spokesA man lies dead in the streetMurdered by Putin s. x

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Gone walkabout

From time to time, I’m pretty sure that every one of us has had the urge just to take off, shun the constraints of everyday life, and ‘find’ ourselves. Most of us probably lack the wherewithall, resources and opportunity to … Continue reading

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Alt. life: The Shadow on the Ceiling

Right now, I’m toying with the idea of refurbishing the blog. Way back when this all first started, some 11 years and 4 days, and – according to some rough and ready calculations – over a million words ago, I … Continue reading

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Hit and run

Oops! It turns out that I’m a terrible person! I’m not generally evil in everyday life, in fact, I’d say I’m quite a decent person, sometimes perhaps a little too much inclined to be nice. I have, for example been … Continue reading

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All aboard!

It’s funny how we can be charmed by the most unlikely things, but beauty is often only in the eye of the beholder, and the allure to one person of one particular diversion may be wholly incomprehensible to others. Some … Continue reading

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Plain Sailing

This has been an interesting year. Quite apart from the bonkers turn that the world has taken in so many ways since February, I’ve had some new and challenging experiences in Second Life too… Which was unexpected, since after all … Continue reading

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Tree Hugger

The longer you’ve been around in SL, the more frequently you’re reminded that the virtual world, like the real thing, is impermanent and subject to change. Over time, you become somewhat immune to people moving on and disappearing off the … Continue reading

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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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