Paleo Quest – How I got eaten by a plant and killed by spiders…


A few weeks ago Linden Lab launched their new interactive game Paleo Quest in Second Life and today I finally got in the right mood for some old fashioned exploring and asked my friend Pepys to join me in this adventure. Because I am 1) not good in games/quests and 2) these things are always…

The Velociraptor, a pre-petroleum person


“You’re not allowed to call them dinosaurs anymore,” said Yo-less. “It’s speciesist. You have to call them pre-petroleum persons.” ― Terry Pratchett What am I on about? A post on speciesm? Jurassic Park? Not the Momma? Don’t worry, I am fine. I just picked up the limited, commemorative celebatory special edition (etc.etc.) ‘Velociraptor’ avatar, available…

Prehistorica – The Dawn Kingdoms


So. I browsed through the destination guide last night and Prehistorica – The Dawn Kingdoms caught my attention. I figured I was in the mood for some ‘Jurassic Park’! The entry in the destination guide says this: ‘Journey back in time to the age when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Explore mist-shrouded jungles, smoldering volcanoes and…

A Night at the Museum


Ah no, this post is not about the movie with Ben Stiller, although the place I visited did remind me a bit of it! I went to the Museum of Natural History – Vienna, where they now have an exhibition of Dinosaurs. On arrival you will see, after you’ve rezzed, a HUGE skeleton of a…