Another Fairy Day – Episode 18

Hello possums ! That greeting is an ode to the late, great Dame Edna Everage, who passed away on April 22nd. Her iconic butterfly-winged glasses reminded me that sometimes one just has to spread one's wings and fly. In real life we can only do this metaphorically by stepping out our comfort zone, or somewhat... Continue Reading →

The psychology of colour: Red

I'm continuing my recently started series on the psychology of colour with a trusty design staple we're all getting slapped around with during this saccharine Valentine season. I am of course referring to the colour red. This hot colour is associated with exotic tastes, passion, love and romance but also with danger and all that... Continue Reading →

The psychology of colour: Pink

Whether you regard it as wishy washy pseudo science or not, colours have meaning. Maybe you don't have a strong favourite, but subconsciously you still may find yourself drawn to certain colours. In my job as a graphic designer I'm pretty much tied down by the company identity and corporate dark blue that goes with... Continue Reading →

Another Fairy Day – Episode 14

It was yet again time to make like Maleficent and free my magnificent wings from their restraints and fly, fly, FLY. This time my fairy day out took me to Fellowship Falls, ann Elven and Tolkien-inspired destination where all free folk are welcome. You can rez a free horse or stroll through the enchanting eternal... Continue Reading →

Locker Room Talk

The Urban Dictionary defines locker room talk as "Any manner of conversation that polite society dictates be held privately - with small groups of like-minded, similarly gendered peers - due to its sexually charged language, situations or innuendos." These days I've personally occasionally had the feeling that any talk about the possible outbreak of a... Continue Reading →

Latex & Leather Fetish 8

It's been a long time since I've posted something for the Latex & Leather Fetish series, but I found the Xavior Latex Sleeves by Noche, currently out at EQUAL10 (ends March 5th), particularly inspiring. There are burlesque theatres in Second Life™ but I'm not sure if any of them offer opportunities for male dancers, but... Continue Reading →

Winter slowdown

Every year with the coming of daylight saving time I tend to feel a bit "off" for a week or so. I guess you could call it a mini jetlag. Add to this the shortening of days and the dropping of temperatures and for me this is the start of the big winter slow down.... Continue Reading →

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