Richard De Grataine Suoh wins this week’s “Scenes from Paradise Lost” Photography Contest Prize

I’m delighted to award our first week’s “Scenes from Paradise Lost” Photography Contest Prize of L$ 1000 to Richard De Grataine Suoh, who submitted the image you see featured on this post. The judges, John Herring of Windlight Magazine and Caitlin Tobias (Official Photographer for Paradise Lost), and I unanimously selected Richard’s imaginative and technically powerful photograph.

Basilique featured in at least four “What Second Life Means to Me” Videos to date

If not only learning about the wonderful variety of personal stories and the creative ways that residents choose to portray them in their videos, but I’m also thrilled and proudly grateful whenever I see a glimpse of my region, Basilique, featured in them as well.

Favourite photos from the Second Life Inworld Meetup at Basilique

The Second Life Inworld Meetup at Basilique turned out to be the mother of all events. We had a massive turn out that exceeded my expectations – 104 people at peak. Inara Pey did a lovely job of creatively reporting the happenings, and Huckleberry Hax shared a wonderfully introspective perspective on the day’s events. I don’t have much to […]

Breaking: Basilique chosen for next Linden Lab Inworld Meetup – May 14, 1PM

  Xiola Linden just announced that the next Linden Lab inworld meetup between Linden Lab and Second Life residents will be held at Basilique at 1PM SLT Thursday, May 14th, 2015. Here is the SLurl to Basilique. Please arrive early because you know it will be packed to the rafters. I couldn’t be more pleased and am grateful to Linden […]

Battle of the Second Life Bots: Juliet wins – but only barely

Since ‘hiring’ my male and female bots as greeters at Basilique, I’ve been curious to see how they compared, and now – after a 2-month serial A/B test – I have the answer: Juliet is better than Paul at converting visitors into group members – but just barely. I have to admit, I predicted that Juliet would beat Paul by a […]

The usefulness of virtual things, with Kriss Lehmann of Botanical

It’s no secret that I love traditional, old-world Italian environments, and I’m always on the lookout for things that might improve the Basilique region. I have many go-to places that deliver low-land-impact, yet high quality, authentic creations – mainly, I go to Post, Dutchie, Apple Fall, Trompe Loeill, Fanatik, e-brink Designs, and Studio Skye for the big stuff […]