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Skybox Hermit

Skybox Hermit (click here for a raw shot)

Are you a skybox hermit? I can be at times, but I also like exploring the grid. I like scouting locations for shoots or just exploring the creativity of Second Life content creators. However, I can also be quite anti-social and just want to keep to myself, dress up my doll and take pictures of her in amusing ways, like today. That’s when the skybox comes in very handy and I can escape for some peace and quiet. My real life is pretty noisy and insane most of the time, so escaping to the peacefulness of my skybox is a refreshing change.

But what if you don’t want to go to jail for being a skybox hermit? Here are some places you can check out for locations to explore in Second Life:

  1. Explore Second Life Flickr Group – Where thousands of residents share images of different Second Life locations, with SLurls to the locations in the descriptions.
  2. Honour McMillan’s Blog and Ziki Questi’s Blog – Two of my most favorite Second Life Travel Bloggers.
  3. SeraphimSL – Maybe you want to update your avatar and go shopping? There is ALWAYS some sort of fashion shopping event going on and Seraphim has all the scoop!
  4. The Second Life Destination Guide – “The chosen ones” by Linden Lab. A list of places (neatly categorized ) that the Lindens think you should visit!

That should keep you out of SL jail for a while. The mugshot prop I’m using in this image is from Intrigue Co. currently available at The Arcade Gacha events. You only have a few more days to shop at the Arcade. It closes on July 1st and since it has been open a month now, this would be a great time to go and shop lag free.

The jacket I’m wearing is from Cold Ash currently available at Uber. Please keep in mind that this is a MENS jacket, I just liked the way it looked on my female avatar. It looks big and it has no boobs, but I do like the way it falls on me. If you are looking to get it for your female avatar as well, please make sure to try the DEMO first.

Happy exploring!

Credits:
*Mesh Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.3 by Onyx LeShelle
*Mesh Head: Rowne Mode.Jem Mesh head – SPF25 by Fashionboi Landar (my post)
Body Skin Applier: .: fiore :. Maitreya Mesh Lara Body Appliers by Sanya Bilavio
Body Freckles Applier: Izzie’s – Body Freckles Applier Huds by Izzie Button
*Eyes: IKON Charm Eyes – Hazel by Ikon Innovia
Hair: Dura-Boys&Girls 47(Dark Brown) by chiaki Xue
*Mesh Ears: [MANDALA]STEKING_EARS_Season5 by kikunosuke Eel
*Jacket: ColdAsh FitMESH v1 Size – IRONWASH Jacket by ColdAsh (@ Uber)
*Nosering: Zaara [Goa party] : Baga nosering by Zaara Kohime (@ Arcade)
*Joint: Zaara [Goa party] : Weed Joint by Zaara Kohime (@ Arcade)
Rings: Izzie’s – *resize* Celestial Midi Rings R silver (Maitreya) by Izzie Button
*Pose+Prop: Intrigue Co. – Most Wanted: Skybox Hermit by Katharine McGinnis (@ Arcade)

Happy Ramadan!

Today is the first day of the month of fasting for Muslims around the world. This month is called Ramadan and at the end of the month we have a big celebration called Eid. I try to do a Ramadan and Eid image every occassion, you can check them out in my flickr set. I […] Continue reading →

Ferosh – Bohemian Country

Ferosh is a digital publication that explores real life fashion trends through the medium of Second Life. I was recently asked to do a boho-themed editorial for their summer trend issue. This was my take on it. Click over to issuu.com to read the Ferosh Summer Trend issue. My editorial starts on page 265. A […] Continue reading →

Dum Maaro Dum

Dum maaro dum literally translates into ‘take another hit’ and it was the name of a very famous bollywood song in the 1970s, then reworked in 2011. I thought the song fit well with the theme of Zaara’s Arcade items this month. This month for the Arcade Zaara is inviting you all to escape to […] Continue reading →

Lazy Sunday Morning

So it may not be morning or even a Sunday when you are reading this post, but this is what I imagine to be a very relaxing Sunday morning. The Lazy Sunday Morning set from Erratic at the Arcade this round has some of my most favorite pieces in a gacha ever. First is this […] Continue reading →

Spice

This month’s theme for Uber is spice, focusing on South Asian inspired content. My most favorite theme so far! Zaara has released something for the men this round. A Nehru suit and turban. Nehru suits consists of a hip-length tailored jacket with a mandarin collar often worn by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of […] Continue reading →

Long Live the Queen!

Whenever I put on any kind of crown in Second Life, I admit to feeling a bit like royalty. Who wouldn’t though with this crown? It’s just magnificent! Below is a full shot of the crown because even though I love the closeup shot of my face, I really did want to show you the […] Continue reading →

Take me to Jodhpur

The Arcade Gacha Events returns March 1st and Zaara is taking us all to Jodhpur, India this round. Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is often referred to as the “Blue City” due to the vivid blue-painted houses that surround the infamous Mehrangarh Fort. It is one of […] Continue reading →

Romance & TLC

It’s Friday but this isn’t a Friday Find post. I am planning to do one later today, possibly tomorrow. I missed my Friday Find post last week so this week is going to be extra long because I have lots to share. So make sure to drop by again later! A big thank you to […] Continue reading →

#SecondLifeProblems Meme

This week’s meme idea was given to me by none other than the infamous Mr. Draxtor Despres. The idea is based off of the real life hashtag #FirstWorldProblems where people share and complain about problems that aren’t actually real problems. It’s all kind of hilarious. You can check out the #FirstLifeProblems and #FirstWorldProblems hashtags on […] Continue reading →