Tuesday

We can give happiness a chance: happiness is learnable. Life is a choice and happiness is a question of focusing, hearing and seeing the right things behind the appearances.

“We like to admit to only that which already glows, although it is nobler to support brightness before it glows, not afterwards.”
– Dejan Stojanovic

 

Credits:
Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Random Matter – Eura Ears
Eyeshadow: Izzie’s – Daphne Eyeshadows
Lipgloss: Izzie’s – Spring Colors Lipgloss
Hair: Moon – Orchid Reds   PocketShop September 2018 *NEW*
Hoodie: Look At Me – Doodle Hoodie – Geomtery   PocketShop September 2018 *NEW*
Background: Foxcity – #Mood – Love Succs (Pastel) RARE    The Arcade Gacha Events September 2018 *NEW*
Pose: LeLutka – Axis HUD – #1
Facial Animation: LeLutka – Axis HUD

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When a woman submits to a man, it’s the most precious gift she can give. Herself. Unreservedly.

“It’s hard for an educated woman to turn her head off. That’s part of the joy of being a submissive. None of the decisions are yours. When you can’t refuse anything and can’t even move, those voices in your head go silent. All you can do, and all you are permitted to do, is feel.”
– Cherise Sinclair

Special Thank You to Dannicka Resident for being my stand in ♥

 

Credits:
Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Random Matter – Eura Ears (Comes with Black, Gold or Silver earrings through menu)
Lipgloss: Izzie’s – Spring Colors Lipgloss
Hair: Barberyumyum – T01 RARE (Comes with Bangs & Hair Ribbon)   PocketGacha August 2017
Outfit: Cute or Die – Vampire Academy   PocketShop September 2018 *NEW*
Panties: Erratic – Cerise Panties
Socks: Vale Koer – Garter Socks
Shoes: Livalle – Cambridge – Oxford Creepers
Chair: Figure 8 – Classic Contemporary Chair Gold Black   PocketShop September 2018 *NEW*
Ashtray: Kunst – The Lounge – Floor Ashtray Gold   PocketGacha May 2018
Cart: Kraftwork – Naughty Hour   PocketShop September 2018 *NEW*
Lube & Tissue: Fapple – The Rodion – Silky Lube and Tissue   PocketGacha January 2018
Punishment Rack: Fapple – The Rodion – Punishment Rack   PocketGacha January 2018
Background: Foxcity – VIP Photo Booth – Minimal (Liquorice Reflective) VIP Group Gift
Pose: Foxcity – Slow Motion – Slow Motion 7

…There’s a story behind every person..There’s a reason why they’re the way they are…

“There’s a story behind every person..There’s a reason why they’re the way they are. They aren’t just like that because they want to be. Something in the past created them, and sometimes it’s impossible to fix. You need to understand and try to change the way you think about them. Remember, sometimes you only know their name, not their story and we can’t push people to tell us their story.”
– Hanny Quinn
Credits:
Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Random Matter – Eura Ears
Hair: booN – Cornrows Hairbase – Chocolate (tinted to red through edit menu)
Hair Base: booN – HYA209 hair Chocolate (Older Style not in store & Don’t see on Marketplace) (tinted to red through edit menu)
Earrings: Spectacledchic – Day Out Earrings 5    PocketGacha June 2018
Shirt: Mowie – Farrah Top & Long Sleeves    Tres Chic June 2018
Pants: Tetra – Cargo Pants     Collabor88 June 2018
Boots: Vale Koer – Rainyday Boots Black
Background & Pose: Kraftwork – Wick’s Bathroom (Comes with Singles & Couples Poses) Coming Soon   Vanity July 2018 *NEW*

…Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you…

We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in awhile. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?” – Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

 

Credits:
Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Random Matter – Eura Ears
Head Gear: Omnis – Neon Strips Headgear (Free Grab It!!)
Lipgloss: Izzie’s – Spring Colors Lipgloss
Googles: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – Cyberneon Destiny – Goggles Purple   PocketGacha June 2018 *NEW*
Arms: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – Cyberneon Destiny – CyberArms RARE (Comes with Color change hud for Base & Neon Parts) PocketGacha June 2018 *NEW*
Top: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – Cyberneon Destiny – Top Purple  PocketGacha June 2018 *NEW*
Legs: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – Cyberneon Destiny – CyberLegs RARE (Comes with Color change hud for Base & Neon Parts)  PocketGacha June 2018 *NEW*
Pants: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – Cyberneon Destiny – Pants Purple   PocketGacha June 2018 *NEW*
Boots: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – Cyberneon Destiny – Boot Black   PocketGacha June 2018 *NEW*
Background: Foxcity – Photo Booth – 6 – Black Speechless   The Arcade Gacha Events June 2018 *NEW*
Lighting Effects: Foxcity – SkinFX – Volume I – Sun & Sea (For Bright WLs)
Pose: Foxcity – Red Hot Bento Pose Set – Red Hot-1 Mirrored (Edited with Animare)

 

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music…

 

Dance as though no one is watching. Love as though you’ve never been hurt. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth.
John Philip Sousa

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Hair: Tableau Vivant – Editorial – Bent Over – Redheads   The Arcade Gacha Events September 2015
Shirt: Blueberry – Tinker Set – Long Sleeve Tops
Panties: Blueberry – Tinker Set – Panties
Leg Warmers: Blueberry – Tinker Set – Long Legwarmers
Sneakers: Blueberry – Tinker Set – Sneakers
Building: Kraftwork – The Dance Room   Cosmopolitan April 23 – May 5 *NEW*
Lighting Effects: Kraftwork – The Dance Room – Disco Ball (disco ball gives off lighting effects with colors and spins)  Cosmopolitan April 23 – May 5 *NEW*

Pose: Terra Design – Dance (couples Pose)

Give your heart and soul to me, And Life will always be La Vie En Rose….

 

Jazz is smooth and cool. Jazz is rage. Jazz flows like water. Jazz never seems to begin or end. Jazz isn’t methodical, but jazz isn’t messy either. Jazz is a conversation, a give and take. Jazz is the connection and communication between musicians. Jazz is abandon. – Nat Wolff

Jazz stands for freedom. It’s supposed to be the voice of freedom: Get out there and improvise, and take chances, and don’t be a perfectionist – leave that to the classical musicians. – Dave Brubeck

 

PocketGacha is starting it’s September Round on September 15, 2017. KraftWork has made a beautiful Shotgun Jazz Club. The craftsmanship of this collection is beyond beautiful and is a must have for those music lovers as well as lovers of all things vintage.

I also did a teaser video of the Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha Set by KraftWork which you can watch above. I really enjoyed putting it together and how this collection was able to inspire me to create something that I am truly proud of.

 

 Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 4.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Hair: Little Bones – Mara The Redheads
Hat: Zenith – Vintage Rose Hat (All colors) – RARE
Dress: Zenith – Vintage 1940 s dress (Maitreya) -RARE
Bag: Zenith – Leather Incase Bag Black
Shoes: Zenith – Vintage Bow Heels Black -Maitreya

Pose: Foxcity: Night Owl Bento Set – Night Owl 1 (Comes with Cigarette Prop) (Posed Changed by Zenith Bag Animation)

Building: KraftWork – Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha – Shotgun Jazz Club Building Ultra Rare – PocketGacha September 2017 *NEW*
Sign: KraftWork – Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha – Shotgun Jazz Club Sign – PocketGacha September 2017 *NEW*
Stool: KraftWork – Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha – Shotgun Jazz Club Stool – PocketGacha September 2017 *NEW*
Chairs: KraftWork – Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha – Shotgun Jazz Club Simple Chair – PocketGacha September 2017 *NEW*
Table: KraftWork – Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha – Shotgun Jazz Club Simple Table – PocketGacha September 2017 *NEW*
Pictures: KraftWork – Shotgun Jazz Club Gacha – Shotgun Jazz Club Rustic Frames 2 – PocketGacha September 2017 *NEW*
Wall: Apple Fall – Farrow Wall Kit – Seasonal
Lantern: Apple Fall – Orsett Double Lantern
Planter: Apple Fall – Shield Terracotta Pot
Bush: Apple Fall – Privet Ball – Autumn
Trees: The Little Branch – OakWood Seasons
Sidewalk: ANC – Ground Panel – Concrete/Ash Gray

 

Stranger On The Train…

“I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.” – Keanu Reeves

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Maitreya Body Applier
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5
Hair: Tableau Vivant – Messy Updo Wig (Reds)
Dress & Jacket: Ison – Baroque Dress
Necklace: Yummy – Cushion Diamond Set – Diamond Pendant
Rings: Empire – Chici Ring 1 & 2 (From Snowdrop Shoes Release was extra gift) & Avaway – Sherry Engagement Ring
Suitcases: Dustbunny – Storybook Living -Suitcase Stack (From The Arcade March 2016)

Pose: FOXCITY – The Jourmey Bento Set – The Journey-1 *New* @EBento
Background: FOXCITY – Photo Booth – Destination London (with Lights) *New* @EBento

On The Stranger:
Suit: Deadwool – The Dandy – Black
Body: Signature – Gianni v3.5 (Includes Bento Hands)

Pose: FOXCITY – Mens – The Tube Bento Set – Mens – The Tube-7 *New* @EBento

Monday Meme: Second Life Yearbook Smile Challenge!

I’ve mostly been out of the blogging loop and have decided to stay that way for the most part. But as always I am slightly pulled back in by; The Mother of Bloggers, Queen of Photography! Yes this is my personal name for her and I will continue to use it but who else could I be speaking about other than Strawberry Singh!

So she has decided to being Monday Meme’s once again and I couldn’t be happier, as it’s something that I have always enjoyed doing. Also I must note it’s something that can make me blog at least once a week again which isn’t too much for me. Anyways onto this week’s Meme!

Meme instructions: Share an image of your Second Life avatar smiling for a yearbook photo. Don’t forget to share the link to your post in the comments and add your pictures to the new Second Life Yearbook flickr group, you can also share them in the Blog Memes flickr group if you like.

 

Second Life Yearbook Challenge 2015!

I know, I am not smiling but there is a reason for that. I have the AnyPose Expression Hud, which I find quite useful for pictures. There is one thing, I HATE the smiles.. looks like I am going to break into someone’s home and murder them as they sleep…or as if I was giving too many ‘happy’ pills to try to stabilize my mood. So then I went looking at the Loud Mouth which also had me left more than a bit disappointed. So my theme slowly began to take form, I’m angry; this should be so fucking simple! And there I got it, channel my anger into this and make a future mug shot picture because truth be told, I hated smiling for school pictures and was made not once but twice to retake pictures by my mother! So I just used my [Whatever] Teeth 2.0 Pierced that I always wear but with the ‘Hooked’ Mesh Alpha Included! So there you have it, perhaps a bit outside of the box but this is me that we are talking about after all.

 

 

Debating…

It’s been 4 months since I have shut down this blog but I have been debating with myself whether or not to start it back up again or not. I might simply use it to show the pictures that I edit, giving credits of the items worn and that’s all. I’ve really come to enjoy editing photos and learning more and more tricks as well as figuring different things out within Photoshop. I suppose in a way it became my safe haven during the end of the summer and early fall and I would like to show off what I now can do. It’s simply a matter of not letting it control my life as it once did with the need to post each and every single day like I tried to do once before. Posting would be pretty all over the place,if I started once more which is fine by me. I simply want to enjoy it and not let it rule or control my time within SL.

So for now I will continue to debate and leave you with a picture that I did a few days ago.

I hope that you all have been well. ♥

 

Leave The World Behind....

Credits:

Mesh Eyelids: Slink: Slink Mesh Eyelids
Outfit: *Fishy Strawberry*: L’Ange White – Black Necklace @Uber
Hair: ARGRACE – Akane Reds
Pose: From ARGRACE – Akane #1

Foreign Queen

“When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” – D. H. Lawrence
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

I wanted another chance to show off the some of the lovely pieces being offered by Mandala during this round of Collabor88.

 

Foreign Queen - Close Up

 

Credits:

Pose: !bang: Stands 350-359 – #359
Hair: Truth: Devinna – Browns
Necklace: Mandala: Kyara – Volcano @Collabor88

 

Foreign Queen