Ocean Pearl

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Seraphim just visited Ocean Pearl

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… the landing point is at sea level, where there’s a shanty town. You make your way up a long flight of stairs (or you can fly) to the urban, sci-fi-grunge area. This part has a lovely, drawn, comic-book feel…

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… which Seri always likes. The thing she found most interesting, here, though…

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… was the amount of static/animesh characters she’s never seen before…

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… as an inveterate explorer, she is used to all the standard, prop, characters that are often placed in builds…

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… almost none of the ones she saw here were ones she’d seen anywhere previously…

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… they, too, had a drawn/comic-book look, and fitted beautifully in the build…

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… there were so many of them, it didn’t feel like there actually wasn’t another, single, avi here…

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… Seri has never heard of Ocean Pearl, before, so, suspects it’s relatively new…

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… she hopes it’s around for a while.

 

Shopping With a Friend

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Seraphim hasn’t been shopping for a while, she’s trying to keep her spending down, till her human starts earning a full-time wage, again… but she saw this guy, and couldn’t resist buying him, he wasn’t very expensive…

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… she took him to the next event on her list… where she was promptly propositioned in the most crude terms, by a total stranger, something she’s not had to put up with for a long time…

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… who’d have thought a goofy cuddle-bunny would make a girl so attractive?

New Horizons

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Seraphim is very happy with her new direction in photography. She’s finally overcome the need to place a person in the frame. This isn’t a sudden thing, of course. Over the last year she’s gradually stopped being interested in Gynoids as photographic subjects, and she started doing her ‘still-life’ setups…

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… she’s always liked the ‘landscape’ format for scenes of sky and horizon. Her new pastime is combing SL for such scenes.

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There are very few images of Gynoids left in her gallery, now. Soon, even they will have made way for Seri’s new horizons.

New Home at Night

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Seraphim has been spending so much time setting up her new home, she often works into the night…

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… which is fine, because, then, she gets to see how beautiful it’s all looking…

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… her front yard is almost finished…

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… which is to say, it’s almost at a point where it’s basic form is established, from where it will be endlessly tweaked… which, of course, is all part of the fun. The purple light in the nearest window…

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… is Seri’s beloved ‘Kitty-in-a-Balloon’, now happily settled into to her new airspace, and tirelessly zooming around, constantly providing Seraphim with delight…

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… the front door to Seri’s mansion is guarded by two ferocious…

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… um… plastic robots (:

 

NeverMore Gallery

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Seraphim visited the NeverMore Gallery, today…

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… there were several photographs being exhibited there, that she rather liked…

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… mostly because they were very good…

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… but also because several of them were wonderfully eccentric…

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… not the usual SL ‘photography’ fare…

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… Seraphim particularly liked this one, for it’s beautiful, limited palette, and it’s genuine air of mystery.

Tearing Down the House

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This is the house that Seraphim built herself, and lived in, for the last 8 years…

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… it’s huge. It was initially a tiny gallery, on 512sqm, about the size of the entrance foyer, behind the fluorescent palms…

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… over the years, Seri bought adjacent pieces of land, and others across the road, slowly building up her prim hoard, and her ‘house’ grew and grew, undergoing many transformations, both internally and externally…

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… it’s been this shape/look for the last few years. These pictures are like those ones you see, just before they detonate the charges to bring down an apartment building… these pictures are just the empty shell… Seri spent all day deleting/retrieving everything inside… even most of the internal walls are gone, now…

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… it’s just a beautiful, enormous monument to the last eight years of Seri’s life…

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… gone…

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… almost in the blink of an eye… perhaps it took ten minutes… the little ‘welcome’ bunnies look a bit dazed…

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… Seri WAS a bit dazed…

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… then she thought about the 3000+ prims she now has to play with!

New Home

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A few days ago, Seraphim bought herself the amazing mansion you see behind her. In order to even have somewhere to put it, let alone have the prims she needed to really go nuts setting it up as her new home, she had to dismantle years of construction and landscaping, which gave her around 1500 prims to play with…

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… she loves her gorgeous new home, and has spent the last few days moving her stuff into the ground floor, and has just started on the second floor… the ground floor is just the initial, fairly quick placing of basic goodies, she knows she’ll be tweaking it for ever, but, you have to start somewhere…

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… setting up her still-life projects has been excellent preparation for such a major piece of decorating… in fact, it was setting up her last shoot that made her decide it would be nice to live in a beautiful, mesh home, with soft lines and curves, as apposed to the industrial-style places she’s always built herself, because she doesn’t know how to make mesh…

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… as she moves all her stuff from her old home, she will dismantle it… it will be the end of an era, for Seri, she’s lived in that building, in it’s various incarnations, for eight years…

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… but, once she gets into ‘moving on’ mode, she doesn’t look back.