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The 1920s Berlin project prepares to celebrate it’s 6th anniversary in Second Life


The 1920s Berlin project will be celebrating it’s 6th anniversary in Second Life on Friday 29th May until Wednesday 3rd June 2015. There are six days of events and entertainment that you don’t want to miss this year. Everyone is invited to come along and have fun. See below for the full schedule and spread the word. :)

Happy 4th Birthday 1920s Berlin Project

1920s Berlin Project 4th anniversary 2013

Schedule of events:

Friday, May 29

All day: Open Door Day

On this day everyone is welcome to visit our sim and take a good look around and see more of the sim than you’re usually allowed to see.
Several of our tenants will also the doors to their private apartments and an ‘Open House’ sign will show you where you can enter and explore how the people in the city live.
The regular 1920s dress code is in place but being allowed to have a peek inside normally private residences is a lot of fun.

Berlin tenants who want to sign up for this, please contact Frau Jo Yardley.

2:00 PM SLT – Party Dinner & Tango evening at the Hotel Adlon
Saturday, May 30

1:00 PM SLT – Kids’ Pogo Stick race with prizes!
2:00 PM SLT – 6th Anniversary Dance at the Pariser Platz (At the foot of the Brandenburger Tor) with a show by Fraulein Sonatta Morales and with DJ Myron Byron

Sunday, May 31

11:00 AM SLT – Tea Dance at the Hotel Adlon
1:00 PM SLT –  Unveiling of the Community Quilt at the Library
2:00 PM SLT – Opening of the Biergarten!

Monday, June 1

 2:00 PM SLT – Open Stage at the Biergarten.
Simply show up and be brave enough to step up and share your (PG) talent!

Tuesday, June 2

2:00 PM SLT – Miss Berlin pageant!
Who will be Miss Berlin 1929?
Unmarried ladies can sign up by contacting frl Adele Kling.

Wednesday, June 3

Relaxed Rules Day: All day

Happy 4th Birthday 1920s Berlin Project

1920s Berlin Project 4th anniversary 2013

Email invite to Frame from Bright Canopy


Bright Canopy

On 25th May I received the long anticipated email try out Frame from Bright Canopy. Frame makes it easy to run any software in a browser. Firstly I activated my account and signed in to the Frame Launchpad.

I received two hours (120 minutes) of free credit to get things rolling and the service seems to be running very smoothly for my first visit. I had a choice of either using the official Second Life viewer or the Firestorm Viewer to log into Second Life.

So far so good. :)

bright-canopy 1

Stay updated on Bright Canopy here.

ScarletCSkylaC has passed away


I’m really sad to hear that ScarletCSkylaC (Amy) passed away after battling with cancer on Thursday 21st May 2015. ScarletCSkylaC was a friend of mine on Plurk and I enjoyed reading her plurks. ScarletCSkylaC had a really kind heart and soul that touched so many in Second Life/via Plurk.

ScarletCSkylaC will be deeply missed and may she rest in peace. Much love to her family and all her friends at this time. :(

SL12B applications close today


Today marks deadline day for applying for SL12B Community Celebration after weeks of submissions. SL12B applications will be closed by the end of today. Hurry!

As many know the SL12B Community Celebration starts from Sunday 21st June through until Sunday 28th June 2015. The theme for SL12B Community Celebration is “What Dreams May Come”.

I’m looking forward to this year’s press day, exploring the birthday regions and volunteering. It’s going to be biggest event on the grid and everyone should come along to enjoy the 12th birthday of Second Life.

SL12B Timeline

  • Monday, May 18: All applications closed
  • Saturday, May 25 to Monday, May 27: Exhibitors notified via email
  • Monday, June 1 to Wednesday June 17 at noon SLT: Sims open to exhibitors for building
  • Wednesday, June 10: Performers notified via email
  • Wednesday June 17 at noon SLT to Thursday, June 18: Sims closed for walkthrough
  • Friday, June 19 to Saturday, June 20: Extra time for adjustments
  • Saturday, June 20: Press day
  • Sunday, June 21 at noon SLT: Sims open!
  • Tuesday, June 23: The Birthday!
  • Sunday, June 21 to Sunday, June 28: Sims open with performances
  • Monday, June 29 to Saturday, July 4: Sims open for viewing
  • Monday, July 6 to Wednesday, July 8: Break down
  • Thursday, July 9: Sims go offline

SL12B Regions –  (18th May 2015)

SL12B regions

I will blogging more on SL12B in the weeks ahead. Stay tuned. :)

My favourite Bay City photos from the past 7 years


Bay City 2008

This was my first snapshot of Bay City on the main grid in late December 2008.

Bay City Map 2009

This was one of my first snapshots of the Bay City Map. Taken on 18th January 2009.

Ribbon cutting at Bay City Fairgrounds

Attending the ribbon cutting of the Bay City Fairgrounds. Taken on 25th March 2010.

MG and TG Bay City Now Merged into One

The teen Bay City merged with the Main Grid version of Bay City. Taken on 10th February 2011.

Bay City Tree Lighting 2012

Attending the Bay City Tree Lighting 2012. Taken on 8th December 2012.

Rodvik in Bay City!

Rodvik Linden made a special appearance in Bay City. Taken on 23rd May 2013.

Bay City Mole Day 2014

Celebrating Bay City Mole Day 2014 with a special dance. Taken on 2nd February 2014.

Bay City Map 2015 - 17th May

Bay City Map – 17th May 2015

Halfway There Event Weekend is here – May 16th & 17th


RFL Halfway - Centre Stage 2015_

RFL Halfway – Centre Stage 2015

Starting at 4pm SLT today marks this year’s Halfway There Event Weekend in Second Life and there many exciting activities happening. The opening party will be held at the center stage from 4pm followed by a full weekend of fun activities including dance parties, tribute events, raising money events and much more.

Check out the event schedule below and please spread the word :)

Halfway There Weekend 2015

Halfway There Regions 2015

Saturday 16th May 2015 – SLT

  • 4pm – 5pm           Opening Party                             Centre Stage
  • 5pm – 6pm           The Purple Man Group              Centre Stage
  • 6pm – 7pm            Dance Party                                 Centre Stage
  • 7pm – 9pm            Garth Brooks Tribute Band      Centre Stage

Sunday 17th May 2015 – SLT

  • 6am – 8pm           Team vendor, raffle, random riot & gotcha’s and silent auction – Happening in various locations
  • 10am – 11am        Halfway There Award Presentations! – Centre Stage
  • 11am – 8pm          RFL of SL Team Events
  • 2pm – 3:30pm    Abba Tribute Band
  • 3:30am+               Relay Rap

Location (SLURL)

RFL Halfway - Centre Stage 2015

RFL Halfway – Centre Stage 2015

SS Galaxy is returning soon


SS Galaxy

SS Galaxy regions

As many know already the famous SS Galaxy ship in Second Life closed down after 8 years earlier this month and the regions are no longer accessible. The closure marked the end of an era but there is exciting news on the horizon because it’s going to be modified so that Linden Lab can place it back inworld as a Museum soon.

The ship will be open for visitors in the near future and the ship will be preserved as a piece of Second Life history so thats the good news at the moment. More information will be released soon.

Changes ahead!

  • No previous management or crew will be aboard 
  • No rentals or events will be hosted
  • The ship will exist in a museum state 
  • Linden Lab takes ownership of the sims

On Tuesday 12th May 2015, DBDigital Epsilon who is the former Manging Director of SS Galaxy said this in a recent blog post

Dear Supporters and Friends of the SS Galaxy,

There have been many rumors cycling regarding the Galaxy and what really happened.  I can’t release that information as of yet.  However, I can now say that the SS Galaxy has been acquired by Linden Labs and will return.  She is currently undergoing retrofitting to sail under the Linden Labs flag.  I have been tirelessly converting all the transferable prims I personally owned to Linden Lab ownership, and my part of the project is now complete.

Sadly being under Linden Lab’s flag also means that none of the previous management or crew will be aboard in any sort of capacity.  I have also been told there will be no rentals or events.  This means she will not quite be the Galaxy you know and love.  But she will still exist in a museum state and be open for visitation in the near future.

More information will be released as I can.  I wish to thank everyone again from the guests, to the staff, and beyond.  You all made the Galaxy the special place she was, and no one can take that from us.

DBDigital Epsilon
Former Manging Director
SS Galaxy

Stay updated on the SS Galaxy here

SS Galaxy ship