518 Don’t Let anyone Dull your sparkle.


Don't Let Anyone Dull your Sparkle

I was watching the Voice UK this weekend and of course we have more new judges and the return of Sir Tom and the Veteran to the voice Will. Jennifer Hudson is one of the new judges and something I noticed very much with her pairings for the Battles is she wasn’t scared to put different types of voices together and in some ways it actually helped both voices shine. Lost? Ok here is a video from one of her pairs of contestants battles.

Two very different voices singing at some points almost as one. Those who are close to me and share my facebook posts will know I was saddened by some comments thrown around about people. It really is a good thing in this world to build each other up, there is enough going on that hurts us and brings us down, sometimes it is so hard to accept people who are different to you. But just like the very different beautiful voices in the video you can come together with these people and help each other and everyone else see a very beautiful picture.


Uber has opened with a great new look that for me just simplified the whole shopping experience thank you.

I love the quirkiness of Olives hair and this hair did not disappoint.It is also hair style I am wondering if I can carry off in real life as apart from the fringe it is close to my real life hair length. This messy style and top knot really does look uber cute. Tokyo is available at Uber and you get 2 hair options one with streaks meaning the fringe and random strand changes independently to the rest of the hair so you have even more options.

My dress also an Uber release is from United Colors. Keiko is actually a long t-shirt to be worn with matching trousers also available at Uber but I wanted to show that you can wear them independently and as a dress I love this design. It is available in a large array of colours that match the pants that are available separately and each fits the Maitreya and Belleza bodies.

Pose Picture 1 -!bang- floor sits 4

Pose Picture 2- P.O.S.E.– Bye Bye

Head and Body Applier- Lumae Ella -Enchanted-Enchantment

Body/Hands/Feet-Maitreya Lara

Finger Nails- Dark Passions-Koffin Nails– Hypnotic Hearts- xoxo hunt

Hair – Olive– Tokyo Hair- Uber

Head-Catwa– Catya Bento

Eyes- Catwa Mesh Eyes

Dress- United Colors– Keiko- Uber

Shoes-Empire– Azalea

Missing you all this Summer- Where has Anna Been


Missing You All This Summer

It has been way too long I know, and what I expected to be a short break whilst I settled has ended up being me taking a summer off. Something that me being me and my love for blogging and friends and family within second life has been a nightmare.

I have been logging on via a phone to catch up when I can but finally managed to get some wifi, giving me some time to catch up with a lot of things.

For me its been a bumpy ride since I moved across Europe for the Summer, I have been really lucky so many of my sponsors have been amazingly understanding but those people and their continued support and sponsorship means the world. Thank you, I really do have awesome sponsors.

My Love and Zoey have been ultra patient, they go days without seeing me, for zoey even longer. They have kept me up when I have been home sick for home and second life. These 2 really are like real life family to me and without them I may have well lost it totally out here. ❤ is all I have for them.

Last but not least, my sissy, her random messages and tags have kept me smiling since I have been not able to get on she has been on her own in the continueing running of Pose Hop. She knows it’s my baby and dream, Summer is hard for any events within second life and she has been working hard to ensure the event runs smoothly is promoted and the awesome pose creators of second life get the coverage they deserve in their stores which is very much both of our idea. Pose Hop will be taking a Summer Break in August but will be returning in September with both of us at the healm and I can not wait to see how this new event pans out for the rest of the year with us both. Sissy your awesome and your hard work is so very much appreciated.

I am sadly not totally back yet but I hope to pop up in your feeds and on your pages a little more than I have been of late, but for me the Summer job has just hit peak so when I am quiet please understand, and know that in September at some point I will be back to drive you all crazy fully.

Pose- Something New – Selfie 2

Head, Skin & Body Appliers- Wow Skins– July Group Gift

Body, Feet & Hands-Maitreya Lara

Fingernails- DP – Koffin Nails –Sedate Me

Hair- Lamb– Sometimes

Head- Catwa– Jessica

Eye-IKON Sovereign Eyes – Ghost

Bikini, Necklace, Belt- Flippant–Pensacola Collection (more to come of this)

Photo taken on my home sim- pool in back ground Trompe Loeil – Keliana Pool

Beautiful Greek Sunset





It has been one of those weeks in real life, I keep waitng for my body to wake up from a bad dream. Of course it wont.

But in real life and second life when things get like that I do go and sit in random and weird places.

It allows me to focus regroup and carry on.

Pose- Evolove– Emily- Pose Lover Event

Head, Skin & Body Appliers- Wow Skins–Mimi- Mesh Body Addicts

Body, Feet & Hands-Maitreya Lara

Fingernails- DP – Koffin Nails –Call of The Sea- Mesh Body Addicts

Hair- Love Hair– Hustle- Hairology

Head- Catwa– Jessica

Eye-IKON Sovereign Eyes – Ghost

Dress- .::KL Couture::. Fierce –Revamped

Shoes- Phedora. Alexandra heels –Mesh Body Addicts



Quiet Reflection


Quiet Reflection

Those who follow me on facebook will see my life later this month is about to have some changes in it.

Those who have known me for some time will know I can not get too excited about this yet because I have before only for it all to fall through. Even though I am assured this year it wont.

It does mean some minor changes for me in my second life but I hope it wont affect things too much, but until its happening and I a moving I do not know.

I do complain about being warm at times but I do love the sun, and I am sure 4 months of sunshine and dealing with people on holiday enjoying themselves is going to bring out the positive me.

Oh Flippant I need some dresses like this real life for the odd day off I will have where I can enjoy the sunshine and stay cool.

This pretty dress, shoes, bracelet and tattoos are all new releases from flippant. The chest tattoo is a group gift for May, the remainder are at Swank. The Dress comes with a texture change hud packed full of spring and summery colours.

Pose- Luanes World– Never Give Up- Pose Lover Event

Head, Skin & Body Appliers- Wow Skins– Layla- Buy Now Event

Body, Feet & Hands-Maitreya Lara

Fingernails- DP – Koffin Nails –Random Chaos Pastels- Thrift Shop

Hair- MINA – Helen – MM dip-dye

Head- Catwa– Jessica

Eye-IKON Sovereign Eyes – Ghost

Leg Tattoo- Flippant– Flower Vine Leg Tattoo- Swank

Chest Tattoo-Flippant– Flower Breast Tattoo- Group Gift

Dress and Shoes-Flippant– Fresh Dress- Swank//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Spring McNugget



It’s a great pose, and that board I am holding you can add whatever texture you want or use one of the 20 included just by clicking the face, so it has so many uses. I was feeling McNuggety after being around a group of second life giants so thought this was apt and was a little kinder than the one I put on my facebook feed.

Spring is at swank and the colours and the prettiness of Spring is shining on in. Just like this pretty mesh and applier (or system layer) dress. It comes in a choice of 7 colours so I am sure there is one to suit your mood as well.

DS’elles has released Adriana into store this pretty skin comes with applier for the Catwa heads.

Pose- Wet Cat– Attitude Gold VIP Gift

What I am Wearing.

Head, Skin & Body Appliers-DS’Elles-Neva Catwa Head Applier- Adriana

Body, Feet & Hands-Maitreya Lara

Fingernails- DP – Koffin Nails – FatPack – Raven Wings- Dark Side Fair– Opens Today

Hair- Mina Hair– Bridget- Gacha Guardians

Head- Catwa– Jessica

Eye- Aveline– Midnight Blue

Lashes- [theSkinnery] Hard Rock Lashes Pack for Catwa (Previous Gift)

Tattoo-Endless Pain– Ensiferum- BODYFY

Dress- Tiffany Designs– Spring- Swank//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

The Fog


The Fog

It always eventually lifts and who knows what you may find on the other side.

DS’elles has released another pose set, Ondine is a 5 +1 bonus pose pack with mirrors, stands and lie poses are pretty for any collection.

Totally Top Shelf opens on the 2nd Feb, this round is designers choice so your going to see a lot of variety and awesome items available. Just like this pretty dress from Mystique.

DP- Koffin Nails has 2 new exclusive releases at this months Genre, in these blog pictures you can see the Werk The Spotlight exclusive.

I hope you all have a great weekend!

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Pose DS’Elles– Ondine

Head, Skin & Body Appliers- DS’ELLES– Kellie Neva

Freckles- DS’ELLES–Freckles Applier for Catwa

Body, Feet & Hands-Maitreya Lara

Nails- DP – Koffin Nails – “Werk” The Spotlight- Genre

Hair- [e] Brielle 2

Head- Catwa– Jessica

Eye- Aveline– Midnight Blue

Dress- Mistique – Venia Red- Totally Top Shelf Opens Feb 2nd

Foot Jewellery-Pure Poison – Rose Feet Jewelry





Ok if you don’t want to read lots of stuff I suggest you jump to the credits at the end.

This last week I have seen and felt so much, not needed drama in the blogger/ designer world. What has it achieved nothing but to put a further great divider out there between bloggers and some designers. Something not needed at all. Everyone in entitled to an opinion, that is their right! Whether you like it or not that is your concern. In a world where some come to escape, some come to be creative, some come for love etc etc, when did we come to cause hate. When did we decide this second life became a world of hate is there not enough of that all around us in real life.

Understanding, the name of this blog, understanding is who and what we need to be, to accept others for their thoughts, beliefs and opinions makes you a better person. People are free to do what they wish and with who they wish. within reason in second life as long as they follow the terms of service.

Lets take this as an example, this is my blog, people come to me with feedback all the time and I listen. I do not get all upset and angry because they didn’t like the positioning of the title line. I do not get all upset when creators come to me and say they are looking for something different. That is their choice for their product like this is my choice for my blog.

Some people will not share my thoughts or opinions within this blog today or any other day and that is fine, I respect your right to have that opinion. But in the last week I have seen so many instances of hate and drama because people couldn’t accept another’s opinion about something they have worked hard on.

Many people ask how me and Steel, with the miles between us and all we have been through how we stay strong, that’s because of understanding. We don’t agree on everything (good cop/bad cop with kids) and like everyone occasionally things frustrate us, we get irritable and we have to take time to understand how the other is feeling. Accepting things are not always how you want them to be and understanding we may not always think or feel the same on some things keeps us strong and sane!

So before you judge someone for their opinion, know and understand they have their opinion for a reason and its their right to have an opinion. Accept it and understand, don’t hate!

Anyway those following PoseSL will have seen the changes I said was coming in the New year already creeping in. I love creating beautiful pictures, I do spend time editing and playing it is just who I am. But I do accept that in some cases as a blogger things need to be a little natural, with skins I have always tried to offer a near untouched picture, now this is something you will be seeing more, and its also a quick glance guide for all to show where the stunning items I am honoured to blog are from. I hope you like the change its an addition really.


Pose (first picture)- Something New– Her One, His Only

Pose (second picture)- P.O.S.E.- Bye Bye

What I am Wearing.

Head, Skin & Body Appliers- DS’ELLES– Rose Head- Anybody

Body, Feet & Hands-Maitreya Lara

Nails- DP – Koffin Nails – Maitreya –  Pure Romance  – Frosted

Hair- Exile::Loose Ends Natural Fusion- Collabor 88

Head- Catwa– Jessica

Eye- Aveline– Midnight Blue

Top and Trousers- {AnaMarkova}Davia Onyx- Swank

Shoes- JK Trends– Peep Toe Heels

Lace Under Top- Lumae– Lacey Days