As I mentioned in my last post, I had a machinima selected for showing at Supernova 2016. Our Music of the Spheres premiered on the LED screens in the Theatre District of Denver last night. It’s a film poem filmed at The Far Away in Second Life, with thanks to Ziki Questi. Melancholia is a […]
For Christmas, a new video – The Missing Mile: She Came for Christmas. In it, I’ve cut a public domain archive animation from the 1950s with Second Life action. The archive film is a great little piece about the importance of maintaining your house, with the devil’s project manager overseeing the collapse of neighbourhoods. It clearly […]
Baby’s Ear is the latest creation from Neva Crystall. There are now only two days left to enjoy it before the fortnight window closes. I took the photos about 10 days ago, but real life has been so hectic. It is, in many ways, characteristic Neva. Cool, subdued colours, where land meets the sea. There’s […]
So, another very popular and classic sim is about to disappear. In the last hours before Roche closes, I spent time looking round it, to the sound of Sandy Denny and Who Knows Where the Time Goes. I’m old enough to remember when that song was released, a discovery on a cassette tape from my […]
The most popular images in my Flickr stream are the ones that feature the natural world. Maybe where I live contributes to my approach – I overlook a valley of woods and fields and hills beyond – but I like both the rural and the urban. I have lived in both and would hate never […]
Going back to the country, to the rural quiet is a recurrent theme in Second Life, as is abandonment and dereliction. At Sand Hills Country there is both within a compact area. I found some of the trees a bit garish, but this central area is nicely set up.