Craving Normality

Craving Normality

During one of my Dad's visits a few years ago I told him "Dad, I love you. I spend weeks looking forward to you coming to stay....and every bloody minute you're here wishing you'd eff off home again". That's pretty much my relationship with Christmas too. I do look forward to it. Then by about [...]

Falling

Falling

That split second when you're off kilter, teetering on the edge...you could recover and find yourself back upright and steady or you could fall, completely and hopelessly.  You're weighing up the options. What's the worst that can happen if you just let go and see what happens. Will someone or something be there to break [...]

Everyone is Beautiful to Someone

Everyone is Beautiful to Someone

It's Friday and I'm going to try and put a positive thing on a difficult subject. Body shaming. Now, in Second Life terms I've been guilty of this to the point where I've laughed with my friends, in private, at the size or shape of another avatar. I don't personally get why someone wants to [...]

The Age of Entitlement

The Age of Entitlement

As always, my blog is where I get to shoot from the hip if I choose to. This is going to be one of those straight-talking posts. Not a rant...hopefully, but my opinion on what I'm seeing more and more in Second Life. Over entitled, spoiled, whiny-ass, allegedly grown adults sucking the fun out of [...]

When it’s hard to say no

When it’s hard to say no

The fine line between trying too hard and getting it just right is something I've been struggling with for a few weeks now...well probably longer than that but it's become apparent to me over the last few weeks. A friend referred to me as a 'typical overachiever' a short while back and it's stuck in [...]

Blogging Applications – Do’s and Don’ts

Blogging Applications – Do’s and Don’ts

Trust me, I know how it is. You see one of your favourite stores or events opening blogger applications and you want that assignment so bad! Applications close in a week but you gotta fill that form out right now! In the next 10 seconds....quickly.  Of course, there's a while to go so you don't [...]