Décor Jazz

Yesterday I arrived home from work basically in tears.

Office bullies are my greatest despise.

They come in all shapes and guises and you least expect it when it happens to you.

I didn’t expect to overhear the discussions whispered at high volume or notice the interrogation of my work by someone who is famously and I mean famously incompetent. But I did.

It hurt.

You see two of the people involved both are highly unprofessional women who have major flaws in the workplace.

One for being basically paid a high wage and not doing her job properly for the last 5 years and the other for her poor behaviour in the office regarding her colleagues and the way she can treat them. Add to that open gossip about other team members in an open plan office.

Back to the first women. She has been protected from disciplinary action from two line manages because of her friendship with the grandparent manager.

If she hadn’t had that protection she would have been out of a job at the very least 3 years ago.

The other is simply great at her actress skills when line management are about.

So yesterday I was in the fire line for their toxic collaboration. It felt awful and today I’m unsure how I feel.

Suffice to say I am not one to tolerate being bullied. That is why I became a union rep in the first place.

Bullies have no right to be in any workplace, school or social environment.

So anyhow I went home and decided to immerse myself in something else.

Another attempt at decor.

Thank you to Raindale for letting me use your land to film.

Video:-

Credits:-

Otterbury Platform from Raindale at the Décor Circle at Tres Chic

Kenward House and Welcome post, the fall edition from Raindale at the Spoonful of Sugar Festival

Oak tree and wild grass from Little Branch

Wild lavender potted plant from Dutchie

Field grass pampas (surrounding house) from Hayabusa Design

Woodhurst dining set from Raindale

Summer garden hanging plants from {what next}

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Let me tell you…

Last night I spent some time in SL visiting different places.

This picture is on my sim so not one of the places I visited.

Talking to friends about relationships and such things as I travelled.

One common thread we all can agree on that we have experienced in this virtual way of life, is how hard we fall when we fall.

Online relationships are a beautiful thing in my opinion. The ability to get to really know someone before you may meet gives you something extra that maybe a meeting in a bar in RL wouldn’t.

Human beings are often very guarded creatures and we always hold something back, rightly or wrongly. But in a virtual world we often allow ourselves to really let go. Basically opening our core.

But… now here it comes.

When the relationship goes wrong, the impact that can have on you is immense.

You are like in a vacuum and that other person is the hose out. Or so you believe at the time.

I’ve experienced this, the total adoration of someone I don’t know, yet know. The hours of talking, the sharing of ideas both RL and virtually. Then the crash.

That crash feels more intense than anything you have ever experienced, the pain ten times more than that last RL relationship.

But why?

From my view I believe it’s because you mingle a reality and a fantasy together and it’s hard to destroy any fantasy. After all in life we hold on to our fantasies to see us through our difficult times.

But when our fantasy is devastated the impact it has on our real life person is often quite intense and devastating for some.

Remember that behind every avatar is a human being. A person with vulnerabilities, issues, feelings and RL.

Be kind and treat that person with the respect they deserve.

Leave your negative RL at the door and enjoy the fantasy.

But if you go to reality, do so with care and the knowledge that what you say and do can indeed impact that person.

Enjoy your day.

Credits:-

Lexi outfit from LaGeeny

Charlotte hair from Analog Dog

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Christy dark skin Lara Hurley

Shot on location at Namaste Beach

Coffee time or sleep ?

So I couldn’t shut up for today’s cuppa. You may need 3 cups, a pillow and a blanket.

I mention a firestorm issue which I’ve fixed but below is also a link to the error. Seems having McAfee virus scan software completely rejects the firestorm software since my most recent update, and for a lot of other folk this may be the same.

So I solved it the problem after much angst.

I deleted firestorm and McAfee, and then reinstalled firestorm and a new anti virus software. Voila fixed.

So reconsider purchasing McAfee till they sort this issue out.

The link to the Firestorm issue where you cant launch Firestorm and you get error 0xc0000020  and you run  McAfee is right  Here

Video:-

Credits:-

Shierak outfit from .::Dead Dollz::.

Charlotte hair from Analog Dog

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Christy dark skin Lara Hurley

Filmed on location in Distopia

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She sees you

 

DJust received a message from a young man checking I was ok.

This morning a fire broke out near me in a block of flats that are the replica to mine.

You know the type, clad with that nouveau American aqua cladding and looking all pretty. Well it burnt well by the looks of the footage.

No one was hurt thank god.

But this young man, a old friend of mines son who I watched grow up took the time to check I was ok.

Really touched my heart this overcast morning in Southern England.

There are so many good people around, you just have to see them. 😊

Now don’t ask me what was my idea behind this video. I just had some Halloween on my mind……….

Video:-

Credits:-

Ginny Pumps from SOHOe SHOeS at the Twe12ve event

Do not move pose from Luanes World
Livia dress from LaGeeny
Charlotte Hair from Analog Dog
Tropical eyeshadow and lipstick from A R T E
Catya bento head from CATWA
Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz
Lara mesh body Maitreya
Christy dark skin Lara Hurley
Filmed on location at Woodbury Falls

Severed knuckles

So I set this pose on the table out in the rain and was all pleased with myself.

Rain pouring on my head but not a hair out of place.

Decidedly I amputated my fingers from the knuckles and took it well.

Note to self, when in doubt, hover!

It’s Friday today and as per usual I’m looking forward to attending work, only because in some hours it’s over with for the week.

I have a few plans for the weekend once 4pm hits.

The first is straight to my friends after work for a bite to eat and a good catch up.

She has not long had hip surgery and been left a little housebound the past few weeks.

She is up and walking but can’t drive her car at the moment, so a little limited on where she goes.

Tomorrow I have Mason most of the day as I’m on daytime babysitting duty.

To be honest it’s never a duty, let’s call it a play date.

Sunday I’m being eyelashed!

Yep those extension things that people get. My daughter does them when not with child and needs a model for her web page.

So, I shall be it.

I may share the outcome on Monday and you can go oooo aaaa lashes!

Hope you all wherever you are in this big wide world, have a truly great Friday and time spent with the people you care about over the weekend. Failing that, before a boozy night out I highly recommend plenty of water.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

Credits:-

Honey outfit from Enigma  at the Hashtag Event from September 17th

Charlotte hair from Analog Dog

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Christy dark skin Lara Hurley

Ooops they did it again

I love the name of the store. Oops!

Even more so because it makes me think of Britney Spears.

Yes I am a silent fan of hers ever since “Baby one more time”.

Call her my very guilty pleasure. So guilty that not even my kids know!

You see being a trance/dance fan, liking Britney is like eating a lemon and admitting you prefer it with sugar.

My children grew up with their mother totally into INXS, Guns and Roses and Audio Slave and a dance music nut.

I think I’m pretty typical of parents in the 90’s.

We grow older but still can really appreciate good dance music. Hence I progressed into making some of my own.

Which I need to start sharing again soon as I’ve been working on some bits.

Anyhow I digress which I often do.

The outfit…….

Video:-

Credits:-

Eclipse top from ::OOPS::  at the Darkness Monthly Event

Charlotte Hair from Analog Dog

Classic eyeshadow and lipstick from A R T E in the August Powderpack

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Christy dark skin Lara Hurley

Photo shot at Comhar Public photo studio

Do you wear a name tag?

So it’s Sunday morning and I’m currently contemplating the day.

I have no plans and I’m keeping it that way.

Yesterday I went shopping in SL, it’s a rare thing nowadays for me to buy clothes. Mainly because I actually blog every day and so it becomes unnecessary.

I wanted to do a dance video and the right outfit for a scene is pretty key I think.

This one I had already been eyeing up and so it was done.

The wind-light, would you believe Mason was sat on my lap jiggling around my mouse when I had environment and photo tools open. It’s his wind-light!!!

Who would have guessed a 2 year old!!!

Enjoy…..

Video:-

Credits:-

Smitten Hair from Analog Dog

Tinker outfit – Pants, Top and legwarmers with sneakers Blueberry

Morning Glow pose from Luanes World

Catya bento head from CATWA

Angel shape for the Catya head LizBitz

Lara mesh body Maitreya

Christy dark skin Lara Hurley

Featuring the Taynara  dance from MOVE! Animations Cologne

Shot on location at ARTEO using my windlight called Isa Blue’s

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