Friday, August 28, 2009


I realized when putting together this post, all the poses are somewhat odd…hence the name.


Dutch Touch has always had skins that I admired but didn’t look right on my Avie. I couldn’t resist though when Iki Ikarus put some new “Specials” in her store for a really low price of 650L. After modding my shape (Again) I was impressed with the result. This is a lovely skin and Cleo is now available in a whole range of make-ups at 1000L a pop. I am a sucker for skins that have unique touches to them.


This dress was part of the Flicker Group Style it! Second Life Style Challenge. For merely 80L it proves that you don’t have to spend a fortune to look great.


Ok, so I am really happy with these boots from J’s. I don’t care that everyone has blogged them, they make a great staple for ones wardrobe. And I don’t have to spend hours matching or tinting prim toes.

Credits: Pics shot at the free photo Studio at MC Store

Skin-Dutch Touch-Cleo Pipo Cream 6 “Specials”, Tatoo Rosary [HUZ] neck

Hair- Zero Style Emma Swedish Blond

Jewellery-Sn@tch Cruel Collar, Cuffs, Earring RINRIN Cafe&Shop Rin (F)

Eyes-Hoot Halftone

Outfit- Beetle Bones BeBop Dress Black, Tights Sh*t Happens Mariya stirrup

Boots- J’s ankle boots Round Black

Tuesday, August 25, 2009


How long it is I have wandered ?..I do not know. And my memory of things are fuzzy. There was a party, that is clear and I remembered dancing with a tall dark stranger. It all comes back like a dream. Like a tune once heard but not entirely forgotten. That is this building? It looks familiar but strange and I am cold, oh so cold. A cold I cannot shake. I will enter here, it looks warm and inviting.

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The dark is not frightening to me, I can see very well and the candles are far too bright for my sensitive eyes. My lips have a taste and something is dripping down my chin. I wipe away blood, odd that is, just odd. I remember waking up in a cold dark place and I was alone, the rats didn’t even come near me. The way that led me out was full of nightmares. I was hungry oh so hungry. I cannot even say what I did or how long I hungered before I had my fill. What is this place? I cannot remember, I used to come here not long ago. I was so young then. I do remember I always felt safe here. I am starting to see things, the dark is turning to shadows.

Hope Gothicfear3b

I am tired, tired of the hunger, tired of the fear and the cold. I must rest here, but there is something I have forgotten, he told me something about the light. Ah what was it, I feel so tired. My energy is draining away. It seems so long since I saw the sun. I must get a look through these church windows, that’s it! It’s a church.I am fading..I can feel it now and the memories are returning. I have lived like this long? Long enough that my family has turned to dust as I shall soon be. I am dying…ah that’s a joke, I am already dead.

Hope Gothicfear23b

Tuli Asturias has added some gorgeous new Gothic make-ups to her Hope line. I love when a classy skin like Hope adds some new possibilities for use within SL. Below are just some of them….


Credits: Skin Tuli Hope Goth (10 Make-ups available with PU option), Outfit Crimson Shadow Corset n’ Feathers Dress Set (Although this outfit is NLA I still wanted to show it to you..), Eyes Hoot Halftone, Hair Joli Femme Stephanie Darker Blacks (comes with hair mesh to cover bald spots..). Pics shot @ Fat Tuesday@New Orleans.

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Swimsuit Edition…

A Canadian summer is something of an oxymoron… But our short summer does have its moments of sweetness. Here are some of my favourite Bathing Suits snagged over the summer and I’d better show them to you before I have to pull out my snow shovel and Toques!!


A lovely suit from Boom and what better way to show off the mmmm’ cleavage supplied by League? Shot at Coco’s Island.


When I was 9 my parents flew us all to England and Ireland to meet the relatives and see the sights. I remember Brighton pier and hiding behind windbreaks trying to get a tan. Suit by DP YumYum.


When I was older I went to Maine. It was the year Jaws came out in the theaters and I remember reading the book. No one wanted to go in the water. Love the Artillieri suit and glasses. Shoes and toes by SLink. Hair was a freebie by Junwave. Shot at Amity Island.


When January and February rear their ugly heads, I want to be Here. This combo reminded me of the Disco – Early Eighties (Dallas) era. The Suit is from Thimbles.


And where does a Cyberchick sunbather get her little self to? Well home of course and I’m not tellin’ you where that is.. Suit and clothes from Aoharu.

Credits: Eyes by Exodi, Gracile and Hoot.

Pic1-Skin League Misty Pale Classic Blond Bald, Suit Boom Wild Girl II, Hair Truth Linda Tahiti, Ng White&Black flipflops, Eyes Exodi Vetro*.

Pic2-Skin My Ugly Dorothy mama’s Lipstick, Suit DP YumYum Candy Bikini Pink, ThuperThoaker Boutique of Oddness, Surf Couture Freedom Flops, Hair Junwave Delia Gold, Bandaids by Reek, *.

Pic3-Skin Boutique Parfait (Fleur NLA) 5th&Oxford, Suit Artilleri Jeanette Red/White, Glasses Artilleri Onyxia White, Shoes SLink L’Amour Platforms red, Tattoo Artilleri Maggie, Hair Junwave Vivi red (free) *.

Pic4-Skin Cupcakes Enchanted Sienna Ruby F, Suit Thimbles 1983 Calling, Shoes Sakka’s Studio Gladiator Wedge Beige, Eyes Gracile Illuminati Gold, Jewellery Chuculet Bracelet Gold, Nose Ring DSN Manadrop, Bangles Nomine Gypsy, Hair Truth Gogo Seaspray, Tatts Coll Double Dragon.

Pic5-Skin GP Curio Petal Doe, Outfit Aoharu Spangle simple Swimsuit Blk, French Sleeve Denim Jacket Blk, Denim Shorts Blk, Hair Magika Fly Brown, Tatts Huz Henna2, Boots Shiny Things Ving Blk, Gloves Pididdle, Earrings Miel Sol (50LFridays) Sn@tch Dirty Biker Arm Cuff, Eyes by Hoot.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009



Ephemera by William Butler Yeats

'Your eyes that once were never weary of mine
Are bowed in sorrow under pendulous lids,
Because our love is waning.


And then She:
'Although our love is waning, let us stand
By the lone border of the lake once more,
Together in that hour of gentleness
When the poor tired child, passion, falls asleep.
How far away the stars seem, and how far
Is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart!'


Pensive they paced along the faded leaves,
While slowly he whose hand held hers replied:
'Passion has often worn our wandering hearts.'
The woods were round them, and the yellow leaves
Fell like faint meteors in the gloom, and once
A rabbit old and lame limped down the path;
Autumn was over him: and now they stood
On the lone border of the lake once more:
Turning, he saw that she had thrust dead leaves
Gathered in silence, dewy as her eyes,
In bosom and hair.


'Ah, do not mourn,' he said,
'That we are tired, for other loves await us;
Hate on and love through unrepining hours.
Before us lies eternity; our souls
Are love, and a continual farewell.'

Credits: Skin Fleur China Allure Mystique, Eyes Exodi Vetro Blue, Hair BP Autumn Loose braid silver, Outfit The Black Canary Ephemeral, Shoes ::U,J,B:: (from Victorianna’s Boutique Great store for Lolita Fashions) Flower Mary Janes white. Outfit from Black Swan, Skin no longer available. Pics taken at Scarlet Creative and Hotel Dare. Prop in pic2 Burned Rice (wth poses)Feelcube Jojorunoo Runo 135L (available at Hotel Dare).

Friday, August 14, 2009

Pink Fuel Raine…Review

A weeks holiday at a cottage is a wonderful thing….Peace and quiet, sitting on the dock in the morning with a cuppa tea, campfires, no phone (don’t laugh I do not own a cellphone) no ‘puter, utter silence at night (Ok so, images of horror movies running through my head for the first night..). MMmmmmm, ok so now back to reality… I first took notice of Pink Fuel Skins at the HarajukuBox Skin fair a while ago, intending to take a shot over there to demo the new line called Raine. When I did, I was impressed, especially with the makeups. After buying a skin and wearing it around, Mochi Milena was kind enough to send me her skins to review.

PF Raine LG

I am wearing clothes and shoes from a lovely store called Little Girl. A store that I have been trying to track down for a while, as it doesn’t show up in search. It sells clothes, pets, shoes, skins and other sundries with a modern and traditional oriental flavour.


Raine comes in 5 tones; Cream, Almond, Honey, Chai and Toffee. The skins are quite fair and I am wearing Starlett makeup. A note about the hairs. When deciding which hair to buy for this shoot I wanted hair that comes in a mixed colour pack. So many hairs come packed in Blondes or other colours, and I didn’t want to buy a fatpack. Tiny Bird and Raspberry Aristocrat are wonderful in that the hair is great and comes in mixed packs.


There is such a range of Make-ups, I included only 10 of the 21, but they’re all lovely. The skin fit me right from the box, no tweaking, all the features suited right away. This skin can go with a variety of looks like Neko, Grunge, Retro, Fashinista, Emo, Lolita, Kawaii and cute. Clockwise from figure; Untamed, Starlett, Vivi, Afterparty, Astronaut, Classic, Dolly Tears Pink, Scene, Liquid Sugar and Pinksie.


I was so taken with the make-ups that I almost forgot to look at the skin, which would be a mistake because I like the overall quality and understated shading, I could see areas that seem photosourced as well as hand drawn, but all the parts fit together nicely. Every skin comes with light or dark eyebrows and freckles. A single skin is 750L, a set is 2800L (5 or 6 Make-ups) and a full fatpack is 8000L (21 Make-ups). There are also several shapes for sale, Mochi also sells some interesting toys, avatars (and tinies) “Yeti”, Bears, toys, Shoulder pets, Poses, mouth candy and backpacks. The store also has a Lucky Chair, while I was writing this I won Angel and Devil Panda’s!

Credits: All skin Pink Fuel Raine, Eyes Exodi Vetro Hazel, Hairs Tiny Bird Lola Dakota Pack and Raspberry Aristocrat Adora Faves pack, Outfit from LittleGirl cute Doll Shoes wood, Modern Design Dress Police & Black Hat, and Maitreya Slouch socks. Poses used were Persona Nude, ++Desire++, YuiYui and Lap.

Friday, August 7, 2009


When Valena Glushenko of LeLutka sent me along a folder of some her new items, I was intrigued and a little intimidated. LeLutka is a brand which I would associate with high fashion, a little like one of these RL stores which in RL, if you have to ask how much it costs you cannot afford it. LeLutka has a number of designers under their brand name and Valena is the designer of some really lovely gowns, forget the tea cosy ballroom look, I could imagine these frocks being worn to an opening or high end fundraiser. That said, everything is beautifully designed with classic lines, and a trip to the store convinced me to buy a few more pieces to compliment the look.


This outfit reminded me really strongly of a piece I owned back in the 80’s. It was so comfortable I wore it till it was really ratty. The shoulders are sculpty prims and I had a difficult time fitting it to my body until I had the brilliant idea of playing with my cleavage. So now the prims fit and I have an augmented alt shape! The necklace is texture change which makes it extremely versatile.


This top I picked up by Thora Charron of LeLutka is a perfect compliment to Valena’s shorts. All of these pictures are untouched as I have found that shoppers want to know pretty closely how an item will look while worn.


I loved shooting in all these locations, although I was keeping my eye open for anyone roleplaying the Edo period!


This gown has one or two shoulder options with a lovely transparency in the sleeves.

Pics Shot at Mao Great Wall of China, Hosoi Mura – Edo period Japanese village RPG, Hosoi Ichiba (Japanese Furniture and Buildings).

Credits: Skin Curio :GP: Sundust [Dark] Beach Osprey, Exodi Vetro Eyes. Pic1-LeLutka Gabriella Jumpsuit Blk, Maitreya Slinky Stilettos Blk, LeLutka Julia necklace long (texture Change), Sn@Tch crazy Little Belt, Boon Round2 Bangle Woody, *[Hair Oh]* Oh my Friend brown. Pic2-Lelutka Mia Shorts Navy, Mo Top Set7A Shirt, *[Hair Oh]* Oh My Happiness Blond, Tattoo [Huz] Rosary neck, Bracelets and Anklet Nomine Gypsy Group Gift, Maitreya Group Gift pumps Pearl. Pic3-LeLutka Hope Mini White, SLink Buckled Wedge Heels Onyx, ::Psyche:: Glow Bracelet group Gift, Hair SLink Frederique Beige Platinum, *Dreams* Cloud Buckle collar DSN, Tatoo *Tuli* Stars Colourable. Pic4-LeLutka Athena Dark Red (one shoulder version), Jewellery {Violet Voltaire} Sweethearts Purity, Hair Sirena Drucilla Blond (with hairsticks and animation).