Stop.Reset.Breathe – A reply-post


My friend Beth has gone through a rough Second Life summer and today she posted an article on her blog, explaining why she has reset her Second Life past and purged her Flickr, virtually erasing a couple of months. I think we, Second Life residents, can relate to that. Second Life is, for most, not…

Ketchup or…Watskeburt!?


You know that feeling, you go on about your life and stuff and one day it is summer and the next it’s autumn and some weeks have passed by? I’ve had a couple of those weeks lately, those weeks I had all kind of plans and before I knew it, it wasn’t Monday anymore but…

Gezellig!


“Gezellig” is a Dutch word for…..well…erm…..I don’t know! In fact, I think – and I am not alone in this – it is one of the few words in Dutch that simply cannot be translated or even explained to English. It means…”Gezellig” A great article, written by an American who lives in Holland, will hopefully…

Being an ESL’er in Second Life


Yes, I am an ESL’ er (English as Second Language) and I love language! My first language is Dutch, then comes English…then a gap….French…a bigger gap and then German. In Second Life I only speak English, which makes sense as I rarely meet Dutch people (don’t ask me why, but for some reason I just…