Sorry to poke into the normal order of SLN, but I was interested and excited to read a post on the Valkyrie Kiss blog page. Apart from being SL players, they’re also musicians and have a record out, available on iTunes, amazon and the usual musical outlets.

Why does it interest me?

Prior to setting up SLN, and being someone who creates his own music, I toyed with the idea of having some sort of crossover between SL and the real world, and establishing an in-world record label, or music blog page on which to promote the music made by SL’s players.


What I dreamed of, Valkyries have done. I’d urge you to visit their website or their bandcamp pages to hear their album, or their merchandising page to show how talented some of SL’s musical players are, and how they integrate their real world endeavours with Second Life.

Congratulations to everyone involved. I am thoroughly impressed by their crossing between SL & RL.


King Ca-nude

Here in Merrie Olde Englande, we learn about British history when we’re in primary (elementary) school. William the Conqueror and his forces killing King Harold with an arrow in the eye, Henry VIII and his six wives, King Alfred (burning his cakes) and one of the kings who preceded Harold, William and the Norman Invasion, and also of King Canute, more properly King Cnut.

Canute, who also ruled Denmark & Norway, is usually attributed as a king gone mad, sitting in his throne at the sea, convinced his royalty gave him supernatural powers and he could turn back the tides. Apparently this is untrue, and it’s accepted that he did have his throne set on a beach in order to prove to others that he didn’t have any super powers, and was a mere mortal as with the rest of us.



Here we have our own King Canute of SL, more properly King Canude, crown on his head, ‘throne’ by the water, attempting to turn back the SL tides.