I guess by now most of my readers, if not all, have already checked the new Linden Homes available to premium members and exhibited since February 28 at a special region adjacent to the main American Cancer Society island in Second Life. Still, here’s my two cents about them. The Log Homes, which constitute the […]Read More Linden Homes have become more spacious
Recently, I caught myself thinking of change and permanence in Second Life, as Randy and I decided to revamp our parcel and redesign part of it. The parcel we live in can be roughly divided into two parts – a rural residence and the small town of Brazen Fair Ends – with a transition section […]Read More The poetics of decay: revamping a parcel in Second Life
“Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.” Herman Melville In Second Life, many of us build homes. We have houses, apartments or skyboxes and fill them with stuff that we like. We decorate, we landscape, we create our own safe havens. We try to mirror ourselves in them, we hang photos and artwork on the walls, […]Read More What is a home for in a virtual world?
In my journey in Second Life, I have met a number of people who were willing to date, find a partner and have a relationship. Another important contingent is formed by those who are searching for sex regardless of having a partner. I think it’s safe to say that these two groups – and sometimes […]Read More In SL, we write our lives
Someone really important in my life – whom I met in SL – recently left us. I don’t intend to speculate here whether he is in a better place or in no place at all. He is gone, and I’ll leave it like that. But then, he is not really gone. As I stated from […]Read More He’s gone – and he’s not: to Keebo, with love
“Architects spend an entire life with this unreasonable idea that you can fight against gravity.” Renzo Piano Back from my vacations, I recently had to build a new house for myself – my first mesh one – and started thinking of the ways architecture has been following in Second Life. Not that I’m a creative […]Read More When architecture beats gravity
“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” Anaïs Nin This journey starts at home, and choosing such a starting point is just an excuse to talk about my plans here. This blog will be dedicated to my experiences in the virtual world of Second Life. Not all of […]Read More The journey: starting point