The Janitor of Furillen

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Anyone who says that Second Life is separate from real life is sadly mistaken. Whether you wander around as a nymph, Gorean warrior or super model, you are in some way reflecting the real you in a virtual world. Everything you touch, everything you create, everything you imagine is a little bit of who you are – or who you want to be.

For Serene Footman, his dose of reality comes in the form of recreating Furillen in Second Life. This hauntingly beautiful sim is his homage to the island off the coast of Sweden. This snippet from the Furillen in Second Life blog explains his vision:

Furillen is a sim within the virtual world, Second Life. It depicts an island off the north-east coast of Sweden containing abandoned industrial builds that were once part of a former limestone factory. Remote, bleak and beautiful, this is a Second Life photographers haven. The sim now attracts around 300 visitors per day.

The sim was designed to retain some of the most distinct and recognisable features of the real Furillen: the airstream, the tree line and pier, for example, together with the large slag heaps that still exist as a reminder of the old quarry. In addition, there are several buildings, the main being a hotel that – on the virtual Furillen – doubles up as an art space with a series of rooms featuring minimalist installations.

This is going to be a long, photo-heavy post, so if you care to join on my journey, please continue beyond the cut.

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Giving Fall A Fling

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I love this dress. So demure and warm and snuggly until you get to the thighs and it goes straight to wolf-whistle time. It’s perfect for those autumn days when you’re not sure if it’s going to be more like summer or winter – kind of like snuggling under the covers, but pushing your leg out so the temperature is just right. It is available at Sad November from Salt & Pepper and it comes in several different colours. But hey, why not just splash out on the fatpack?

I also love this location. KiLu is a photographer’s dream. Rezzing is allowed, but they do ask that you limit yourself to poseballs. They ask visitors to be respectful of photographers and if you are bothered, please report it to the sim owners; they do consider this – and enforce it – as griefing. It is an Adult sim, so nudity is allowed. It is currently decorated for autumn.

With the dress and the sim, it’s all you need to give fall a fling.

Pretty stuff I’m showing off:

*Dress: Salt & Pepper S&P Dress Leah by xxSaltandPepperxx (available for Sad November – begins Nov. 1, 2015)
Shoes: Glamistry : ECHIUM Heels – maitreya by Glamistry
Hair: Lamb. Treat Her Better by Lamb Bellic (available for No21 until Nov. 11, 2015)
Skin: -Glam Affair – Caroline America – Clean D with Eyemakeup 08 and Lipstick 01 by aida Ewing (available at Uber Oct. 25 – Nov. 23)
Tattoo: [White~Widow] Midnight in Paris – by Julie Hastings
Body and hands: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara by Onyx LeShelle
Eyes: IKON Sovereign Eyes – Tropical by Ikon Innovia
Lashes: Mon Cheri *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash by Freya Oliveri

Pose: aDORKable Poses – Legs Dork Pack by Adorkable Peapod (Marketplace
Location: KiLu (Adult sim)

Photo taken using the LumiPro HUD by Stefan Buscaylet

And She Wears The Bones Of The Slain

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Not that she did the slaying, Not in that dress!

You can pick up the gown (bones included) from Salt & Pepper at the The Pastel Goth Fair. It’s running until October 30, so you can find lots of pretty, feminine goth stuff while you’re there. Did I really just put “pretty”, “feminine” and “goth” in a sentence together??? Well, I guess there’s always a new spin on an old fave in Second Life.

The pose is part of a set by !bang for GEN-Neutral, which ends on October 26th. As always, the pose set is packed with value with mirrors of every pose included.

And let’s talk about the location. Calas Galadhon Park is an iconic group of sims in Second Life. Once again, Ty and Truck have created a new sim for Halloween, called Calas Galadhon’s ‘VALYRIA’. It is full of adventure, with secret locations, dragon rides and loads of amazing landscaping for amazing photo ops. Make sure you stop by to explore and visit the bones of those who were slain.

(Making a dress from them is optional)

Pretty stuff I’m showing off:
*Dress: Salt & Pepper S&P Dress Chandra sky by xxSaltandPepperxx (available at The Pastel Goth Fair through Oct. 30)
Hair: “”D!va”” Hair “Averil” (MVW USA 2014)(Garnet) by Marisa Kira
Skin: -Glam Affair – Amberly II skin – America 13 D by aida Ewing
Tattoo: [White~Widow] Midnight in Paris – by Julie Hastings
Body, hands and feet: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara by Onyx LeShelle
Eyes: IKON Promise Eyes – Maldives by Ikon Innovia
Lashes: Mon Cheri *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash by Freya Oliveri

*Pose: !bang – stand 571 by Luna Jubilee (available at GEN-Neutral through Oct. 26)

Location: Calas Galadhon’s ‘VALYRIA’

Photo taken using the LumiPro HUD by Stefan Buscaylet