Out of my Head!!!

TUNES

I cannot breathe through toxic skies
You pollute me with your lies
Thought I died ‘long with my sense of time
And I’m not alright feel trapped in my mind
I can’t escape even if I tried
Too little too late too weak and too kind
My heart is on fire and I’m burnin’ alive
So I guess I’m not fine still trapped in my mind

[Adam Oh]

Sometimes you have so many things on your mind that give you more headaches than good that you would like to tear them out… do you know that feeling? At the moment I exactly feel like that. There is so much things in my head and some anxiety what the future will bring. Even in SL I had some things happen that really did trow me down. In the end SL isn’t in any ways different that RL even if you try to stay away from drama and negative things… people who want to drag you down, will have their stage to do so.

Anyways – that mood I was in, paired with the cool “Eye Spike” and the super cool “Broken Eyes from Madame Noir, todays  pictures came to life 😉 Now that I wrote about it and made those pictures I already feel better! I hope you had a wonderful day without any trolls or “brain refugees” trying to make it a bad one. I will now move on to some more pictures for my next post!

Clothing

Outfit: [I♥F] – “Venus” (Maitreya) – NEW @ WCF // September 2020

Arms: [CX] – “Arm Bandages – Black” – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale Event // Spetember 2020

Pasties: +Psycho Barbie+ – “Cross Mesh Pasties” (Maitreya)

Shoes: DRD – “p.a.n stompers Size 2”

Accessories

Eye Deco: Madame Noir – “Eye Spike” – NEW @ Desolation Event // August 2020

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Headpiece: Hotdog – “Trepanning Headclamp”

Collar: [CX] – “XenoCircuit” (Maitreya)

Nails & Rings: [CX] – “Essential Dirty Claws” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Hair: no.match – “No_Seduction”

Eyeshadow 1: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-up 04” (BoM)

Eyeshadow 2: Izzie’s – “Bloody Tears (medium)” (BoM)

Eye Right: CAZIMI – “Fallen – 1 Eye Right – 95% (tint me)” (BoM) – NEW @ TLC // September 2020

Left Eye: CAZIMI – “Fallen – 6 Eye Scratch Left – 80% (tint me)” (BoM) – NEW @ TLC // September 2020

Cheekbone Right: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone Psycho ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Eyebrow: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – “Scar Eyebrows ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Nose: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Nose Plaster ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Face Scars: . The Rotting Lab . – “Waster – Scar – Pale Fade” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Broken Eyes” (LeLUTKA Evo Applier) – NEW @ Desolation Event // August 2020

Ears: [CX] – “Withered Berzerker Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Battle Add-on for [CX] Berserker Ears”

Dirt: Izzie’s – “Face & Body Dirt (medium)” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Shape:  Denver’s Shapes – “Erin for LeLutka Erin Head”

Poses, Props & Tools

Pose 2: Foxcity – “Hair Days – Pulling My Hair Out”

Pose 2: Poseidon – “Beast 2” (Bento) – NEW @ We♥RP // September 2020

Backdrop: #Cranked# – “Backdrop White Padded Cell”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Priestess

TUNES

Candles raise my desire
Why I’m so far away
No more meaning to my life
No more reason to stay
Freezing feeling, breathe in, breathe in
I’m coming back again
Hazing clouds rain on my head
Empty thoughts fill my ears
Find my shade by the moon light
Why my thought aren’t so clear
Demons dreaming, breathe in, breathe in
I’m coming back again
I’m not the one who’s so far away
When I feel the snake bite enter my veins
Never did want to be here again
And I don’t remember why I came
[Godsmack]
Clothing

Outfit: ERSCH – “Messiah” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Piercing 1: [CX] – “Tyrant’s Chain (Silver)”

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 4: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Collar: [CX] – “XenoCircuit” (Maitreya)

Nails & Rings: [CX] – “Essential Dirty Claws” (Maitreya)

Piering Body: -SECRETS- – “Arris – Front – White” (Maitreya)

Cables: .Inkhole. – “USB Set – Black” (Maitreya)

Bracelets & Legwrap: [Dope – Mercy] – “There Be Light”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Seduction” – NEW @ FaMESHed // August 2020

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-up 04” (BoM)

Lashes: CAZIMI – “Starlet Lashes” (LeLUTKA Evo. Applier)

Lipstick: This is Wrong – “Dead Lips Black” (LeLUTKA Evo HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis ‘Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Drip Augment”

Facetattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Nordic (Black)” (BoM)

Tattoo.:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Elevation” (BoM)

Shape:  Denver’s Shapes – “Erin for LeLutka Erin Head”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Set:

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Spell Supply – Hutch One”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Spell Supply – Display One”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Spell Supply – Divider One”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Mega Spell Center”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Broom Rack”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Bone Mobile – Short”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Bone Mobile – Long”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Lecora’s Chair”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Nganga Cauldron – One”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Nganga Cauldron – Two”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Voodoo Wands”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Spirit Lamp – Short”

MadPea – “Potion – Snake Oil”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Orbitus”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Reflector A”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Reflector B”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Auric Discindo”

DISORDERLY. – “Book Magic / Magical Birdcage”

DISORDERLY. –  “Book Magic / Magical Potions”

KOPFKINO – “Magic Potions and Books”

KOPFKINO – “Magic Papers”

Raindale  – “Alouin magic platform”

Raindale – “Magic World pensieve +particles”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Sometimes one of your Dreams comes true…

Sometimes you dream of something for a long time and when you think not too much about it, it all of a sudden comes true!

As a blogger you have some personal goals and this year another one of my biggest ones came true. I am allowed to blog for Death Row Designs! I am a DRD addicted for years, probably since I started playing Second Life. I adore their buildings and landscaping parts as well as their clothing, accessories and shoes. My inventory still holds accessories and body parts from times before mesh did enter the grid and now with BoM some of them do work again! And certainly I do not want to bother you only with the old stuff – Today I have something brand new for you! The “Hellion Outfit”, released at The Warehouse Sale event. The outfit is made for Maitreya Lara,/Petite, Legacy and Legacy Perky , Freya and Hourglass mesh bodies. The pants have 4 colors to choose from and the top even have 7 different versions – if I may give a suggestion… just get the fatpack, it is so worth it and you do not have to decide!

To complete my first ‘official’ DRD look, I certainly had to dig in my DRD folder to find all the goodies, which I already own, like the “Sticker Stompers” and the super cool beer hat, which even is an actual group gift at the DRD main store.

The mega cool neck tattoo, which goes down from the back of the head, touches the chin and goes down the cleavage in a new release as well and was made by Eclipse Art studio for the Kinky event. Since we have BoM it is so cool that you can have seamless tattoos that go up to your head as well – I always loved the idea of that, when a tattoo not just stops at the neckline. Speaking already of new releases, we cannot forget the generous gift called “Take Over”, that Vegas Tattoo put out at UBER!

Most of the time I do make my own sets for my shoots, but this time I decided to just hop down on the sim, outside of our store, where I was allowed to create Bartertown, a neat little post apoc place. What could make a better scenery for such a cool casual look than something from DRD? I decorated Bartertown with a lot of DRD designs and the “Beer Stand – Collection” felt like the right choice. I am looking forward on my new adventure with the awesome and crazy DRD team – I can’t wait to see what will be their next release 😉

I guess I should refill my beer hat and go for some shopping for my next post 😉

It has so many great details amd the textures are just incredible amazing. You do not have to use the full set and can decorate something with all the single parts as well, but I just loved how the softlink version did look like. The pack contains 20 single parts and you can arrange them as you like as well if you do not want to use the pre-made linked version. I love that DRD always provides a soft-linked version for all their buildings and structures, which allows you still to re-arrange or you can built your own version with all the single parts.

 

Clothing

Top: DRD – “Hellion Top/Hell” (Maitreya) – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale // August 2020

Pants: DRD – “Hellion Pants/Blue” (Maitreya) – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale // August 2020

Shoes: DRD – “Sticker Stompers – Colors” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Hat: DRD – “2020 Beerhat” (Groupgift)

Glasses: -SU!- – “Midnight Doll Sunglasses Amber” (color modified)

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Septum: *PKC* – “Rosie Septum”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.Place”

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “ImmortalMake-up 04” (BoM)

Nose: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Nose Plaster ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Cheekbone Left: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Cheekbone Right: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone Psycho ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears:  .:E.A.Studio:. – “Kanji Ears”

Neck Tattoo:  .:E.A.Studio:. – “TaTToo Valhalla Woman 90% (LEL EVO)” (BoM) – NEW @ Kinky // August 2020

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.2”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Take Over” (BoM, Exclusive Gift) – NEW @  UBER // August 2020

Shape: Denver’s Shapes – “Amy Shape for Lelutka”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity – “Tomorrow – 3m,4m,5m” & “Lolita – 3m”

Background: DRD – “Beer Stand – Collection” (Full Set)

Cat 1: JIAN – “Curious Kitties :: Companion Calico” (Gacha, Common)

Cat 2: ..::THOR::.. – “Salem the Cat – licking”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Location

Bartertown

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Humanity doesn’t count anymore?

Sometimes life just a bitch… or better not life it self but the people around you who you count on. About 6 years ago, I was asked if I would like to teach again. I had studied to become a teacher but I never did the second exam, as music took over back then and in the end I never saw me as a full time teacher anyways, because I need variety on my life and that is why I chose to be a musician.

So after nearly 15 years I was asked if I could help to built up a school band at a regular school. It sounded like fun and now after 8 years I am even leasing it on my own. While I was just working on music lessons and ensemble classes,  I was asked if I could jump in with regular teaching as well, because one of the teacher of the school became sick. I thought why not and gave it a try with just a few hours per week over a couple of weeks. That apparently did work out so well, that I got asked if I could imagine to be a regular teacher as well just not full time but with a certain amount of hours per week – that was about 6 years  ago. Over the time I did well enough so they asked me for more hours per week and since all the people at this school were so nice and I anyways was there for the school band it really was a great time. I even got the leadership for the English and Music department for the school and did all the exams for that the past 4/5 years – the past 3 years all on my own. So I thought, the state – which is the employer for teachers – seems ok with me being at that school. I only got yearly contracts, but that is quite normal when you only have the first exam but not the second one.

But my work must have been good enough and it was even to see with the kids. When I started, I had one person doing the final exams in English and 2 who did Music. Now after 6 years I have 18 students doing the English exams and 12 or more who do Music. And 98% of them graduated with amazing results! For English that is not not normal in that tyle pf school as they usually already struggle with Maths and German.

And then a couple of days ago, I was told I am not longer needed. It felt like a punch right in my face. With Corona the teacher situation is anyways not the best at the moment and they tell me I am no long er needed?!? Then all of a sudden a few days later, they told me to apply again and made it very urgent, so I stopped doing what I was doing and sat down writing my application again. A day later I get an email that my application wasn’t successful and that I already had way too long contracts without having my second exam… I was like WTF? They need people and I was doing a good job with success that was visible… I just lost all trust into the world around me. With that happening they even risk the school band as they have no one who has the skills nor the will to run it. We are an inclusion school.. a school were all kids can be anyways if they are completely healthy, autistic or disabled ion any other way. That as well means you have different way of teaching and music is not just achievement-oriented, but as well a certain type or therapy. That means it is not a typical school band. I have 40 up to 78 kids every year in one band sitting in one room and half of them have their little “weakness” in what ever kind of way. I do not care about those and try to take them as they are, trying to make everything possible so they can learn an instrument, percussions or singing as well, even if the conditions are not that great. I simply enjoy the smile if a student holds a guitar and can play some sort of power chords even if their fingers are not working 100%, or an autistic that can relax while doing percussions and forget about being different than other kids. Over the years I was allowed to learn so much and I enjoyed every minute of it. We even won regular school band contests and were told we are just such a huge bunch of diversity and unique characters. And now they tell me I already had too many contracts for having no second exam?!? Experiences, workshops and seminars plus good work does not count? I have to say getting the second exam you have to teach for 2 years under the wings of an older teacher – that is all. So 6 years of successful work doesn’t make up for missing 2 years of tutored teaching?!? Seriously I do not understand the world anymore if paragraphs count more than the kids or their happiness and success. I do not know yet, what I will do as I am feeling way too hurt and broken at the moment and Corona doesn’t make it easy either to go back doing more music again or give private music lessons. I know something will pop up and make it better again – it always was like that but for now I am just speechless how people can decide over other people like that not even knowing or being interested to look deeper into their work. Humanity doesn’t count againts rules and paragraphs anymore…

Clothing

Jacket: TETRA – “Tokyo Puffer Jacket” (Maitreya)

Top: :::NOIR::: – Corey Top – Black” (Maitreya)

Pants: .: ryvolter x nu :. – “Marly Distressed Shorts – Med” (Maitreya)

Shoes: [Gos] – “Louise Trail Boots” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Ryn.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Ryn head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Ryn.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Ryn head)

Glasses: Earthstones – “The Yesterday (S)”

Headphones: Soy. – “S/M/P/L HeadPhone [Gray]” (Gacha)

Necklace: Elle Boutique – “Janis Choker” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Freak” NEW @ COSMOPOLITAN // August 2020

Eyeliner: CAZIMI – “Basic B Eyeliners (LeLUTKA) Bonus Liners” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Eyeshadow: CAZIMI – “Dahlia Eyeshadow – 6 Blue 90%” (BoM)

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Sunkissed Makeup – Lips Tint – Shape 2 – Peach – 25%” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Drip Augment”

Head: LeLUTKA – “Ryn 2.0” – NEW@ Mainstore

Face Skin: [Glam Affair] – “Ryn Layer [LeLUTKA] 002 D” – NEW @ Mainstore

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Body Skin: [Glam Affair] – “Body – Normal 002” (Maitreya, BoM)

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Geisha and the Cat” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Location

SSOC – Rieri Ton in Tokyo

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Alone at Night…

And summer finally kicked in with all its damn heat… I hate it… I never liked summer but since the temperatures going up that high in Germany too it really sucks even more. I really cannot understand people who try to tell me, they start working way more effective and their brain brings peak performance is temperatures go over 86° Fahrenheit. My brain and body stops working when the thermometer reaches +68° Fahrenheit. What is nice when you just sit and do nothing and already sweat?!? Anyways… let’s take a look on todays pictures…

Today I have something really neat for you. I was aware that this does exist for years and saw it in action for a while, but I never tried myself – Premiere! I am talking about the ‘undress-me’ clothing from [I♥F]. I was mentioning already that I would like to showcase some of Aindara’s designs with that special feature 😉 I chose to start with an amazing combination of the “Leni” dress paired with the “Lina” bikini. Since I am not a huge summer and beach fan, I wanted to try something different and went for a more casual, urban style – kinda a Wicca Casual *winks*

So as you can see I tried to show at least 2 steps of the undress me possibility of the “Lina” set. But  let’s start from the beginning. The sheer “Leni” dress was made to be worn over the “Lina” bikini and it perfectly fits above that with every movement as you can see on the first picture. On the second picture I changed to step 2 of the “Lina” bra, which lets down the right side of the bra. Stage 3 would expose the whole chest and I was wearing that in picture 3, but I was too shy to push both of my boobies into your face and because the tattoo has such a great back… you can peek into the window as I tried to do a mirror effect very subtle *giggles*. Speaking of the tattoo… it is a new release from .:Vegas:., available at the Fetish Fair. I really love their tattoos, especially because you can choose different stages from light to dark and as well often you even have the choice of a colored or black & white version.

Clothing

Jacket: ISON – “Occult Jacket” (Maitreya)

Dress: [I♥F] – “Leni” (Maitreya)

Lingerie: [I♥F] – “Lina” (Maitreya, “Undress Me – Step 1 & 2”)

Shoes: BAX – “Regency Boots Black Leather” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Halo: Violent Seduction – “Beringois Crown (Black)” (Gacha, Common)

Piercing 1: [CX] – “Monstrum Catena – Silver”

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 4: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Glasses: -SU!- – “Midnight Doll Sunglasses Amber”

Necklace: ::GB:: – “Long Chain Collar Black/Silver” (Maitreya)

Rings: [CX] – “Conjuration – Silver /Rings” (Maitreya, Bento)

Nails: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Obsess Claws” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.Vision”

Lashes: CAZIMI – “Starlet Lashes”

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-Up 04” (BoM)

Lipstick: Izzie’s – “Holo Metallic Lipstick 06 (nude green)” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Drip Augment”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark The Lair” (BoM) – NEW @ Fetish Fair // August 2020

Shape: Denver’s Shapes – “Erin for LeLutka Erin Head”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Backdrop: .Florix. – “Cyberpunk Room Backdrop”

Shelf 1: DRD – “Junkyard Corner – Bar Shelf”

Shelf 2: DRD – “Junkyard Corner – Wall Shelf”

Seat: 22769 ~ [bauwerk] – “Black Cube Pouf”

Aninmal: HILTED – “Shoulder Pouncer – Brown”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Selfie!

Lately real life is very time consuming – more than it used to be before Covid 19. As a musician and teacher you kinda double your hours with the same income than you had before. Classes need to be decreased to full fill the standard of hygienic behavior given by the state and online schooling takes ore time as well, as you need to learn all the new tools you need. It is ok, but with that SL time gets reduced a lot lately for me.

But all those amazing new releases – just dragged me to SL and I had to snap a quick picture to showcase at least a few of them today 😉 I am not a snapshot only person and so it as well takes time to post work the picture(s), which makes it not really more easy if you already are short on time… but times will bet better again, I am sure they will 🙂

Clothing

Top: [CX] – “Ragged Tubetop – Black” (Maitreya) – NEW @ Kustom 9

Harness: [CX] – “Vice Crew / Harness – Black” (Maitreya)

Shorts: [CX] – “Vice Crew / Shorts – Black” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Septum: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Inferno Septum” – NEW @ Kinky Event // June 2020

Nails & Rings: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Infernal Claw” (Maitreya, Bento)

Necklace: [CX] – “Enochian Succuba – Choler  – Black” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Vision” – NEW @ UniK Event // July 2020

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Trending HD Lips (LeLutka) Set 1 Classics” (LeLutka Evo. HD Applier)

Makeup: CAZIMI – “Desert Rose Eyeliner – 10 Almost Black” (BoM) – NEW @ 75L$ Saturday

Contour: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Cheek and Nose Contour (Tintable)” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLutka – “Lake 1.2”

Freckles: Izzie’s – “Pores and Blemishes – Freckles” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.1”

Ears: [CX] – “Ostium Impaler Ears”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Live this Moment” (BoM) – NEW @ Vanity Event // June 2020

Poses & Props

Pose (incl Cellphone): Foxcity “Send Nudes – 2” (Bento)

Pillows: Stockholm&Lima – “Pillow Pile (PG)”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Stand up for your Rights!

TUNES

Preacher man, don’t tell me
Heaven is under the earth
I know you don’t know
What life is really worth
It’s not all that glitters is gold
‘Alf the story has never been told
So now you see the light, eh!
Stand up for your rights. Come on!
Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights!
Get up, stand up, don’t give up the fight!

[Bob Marley]

When I was styling and shooting todays pictures, I saw a lot of things on the news that made me sad again. It is so embarrassing, that in the 21st century we still have to talk about human equality – it should be our nature by now and not something we still need to debate about! We are all humans anyways what skin color, religion, ethnics or countries we have or come from. I was raised that way, that I should always see humanity in people first, get to know them and then decide if I like them or not, but not because of their visible trademarks.I am very happy that according to the news there is many people who think the same – sadly not yet all. There are enough things to dislike someone, but that only should be about character attributes and nothing else. I am not a dreamer… not everyone can go along with everyone else – we have our own character as well – but it shouldn’t be any thing that we judge about, before we actually know the person itself and know what we dislike about a certain person! In a world where we can fly everywhere in the world and can live where ever we choose, those idiotic, racist thoughts should be gone – ALL kind of them! We all have our traditions and no one will take them away, just because we allow another one to be close and have their own traditions and culture – it even can be interesting and exciting, at least for me.

So yes, STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS if someone tries to take them away from you!

Clothing

Top & Sleeves: Salt & Pepper – “Daphne” (Maitreya)

Shorts & Belt: Salt & Pepper – “Colette” (Maitreya)

Shoes: DRD – “Rosie Plattforms” (Maitreya) – NEW @ Vintage Fair 2020

Accessories

Glasses: EarthStones – “Eyeglasses – The Yesterday (S)”

Septum: [CX] – “Drop Septum (Gold)”

Necklace 1: Kunglers – “Chris necklace O.O – Citrine”

Necklace 2: MG – “San Juan Skyway – Gold”

Rings: *elise* – “Mathilde” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.Dope” – NEW @ Cosmopolitan //June 2020

Eyeshadow: CAZIMI – “Dahlia Eyeshadow – 8 Green – 90%” (BoM)

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Trending HD Lips (LeLutka) Set 02” (LeLutka Evo. HD Applier)

Shading: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Cheek and Nose Contour” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLutka – “Lake 1.2”

Freckles: Izzie’s – “Pores & Blemishes – Freckles” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.1”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark I see you” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Cigarette: NikotiN – “Cigarette Dirty V.2”

Lighter: Foxcity – “Night Owl-4 Lighter Prop” (from the Night Owl Bento Set)

Bottles: BellePoses – “Beer 3M” & “Beer 01M” (Aylla Pose Set)

Car: DRD – “The Stranded Pack Rat”

Guitar: DRD – “Vagabond – Guitar”

Dreamcatcher: DRD – “GG – Catcher – One”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Location

Bartertown

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

African Beauty

TUNES

‘Round the world
Girl I have been looking for you
I think I might just find you, in Africa
Girl you know the sound
When I come around
Lost you in the crowd
Girl pick up your crown, yeah
Do it now, do it, do…

[Diamond Platnumz]

Clothing

Top: Salt & Pepper (S&P) – “Colette Top” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Necklace: -shanghai-  – “Taupe Black Necklace”

Nails: FORMANAILS – “Claws XXL” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.WTF!”

Eyeshadow: Koonz – “Lexa [G] (LeLUTKA Adapted)” (BoM) – NEW @ Mainstore

Eyeliner: Koonz – “Ready2Cut Eyeliners [HUD] LeLUTKA Evo” (LeLUTKA HD Applier) – NEW @ Mainstore

Lipstick: Glam Affair – “Imani – Lip Gloss” (part of the Imani skin bundle, BoM)

Head & Body

Head: LeLUTKA – “Nuri 1.2” – NEW @ Mainstore

Face Skin: Glam Affair – “Imani Layer [LeLutka] 013” (BoM)

Eyebrows: ~Songbird~ – “Pencil Thin Brows : Black” (BoM)

Moles: Glam Affair – “Imani – Moles (B)” (part of the Imani skin bundle, BoM)

Face Shine: Glam Affair – “Nuri Head – Face Gloss” (part of the Imani skin bundle, BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.1”

Body Skin: Glam Affair – “Body Normal [ Maitreya ] 013” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Particles 1: **CC** – “Glitterati – Gold”

Particles 2: **CC** – “Heat Wave (jungle heat)”

Projector 1: HERA – “Color Highlight Projector V2 – Lime”

Projector 2: HERA – “Duel Colour Highlight Projector Lights – Crystal”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Hand Animator: FATE – “Hand Poser HUD v3.2 PRO”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

The Approach…

Crazy times… Corona still holds the world in its hand and all of us try to do our best to fight it, even if we cannot see yet any success and things seem to get worse and worse. I know it isn’t the fact, but sometimes it feels like it. We are now in our second week without school in Germany. I am a teacher (usually in the mornings I do teach at a school) and I do have a tiny private afternoon tutoring company. Usually I am surrounded by kids all day and in the past I had days where that was quite exhausting. Always having 10 to 60 kids around you from 8 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon didn’t feel always easy but now that I see how it is to have none of them around – it doesn’t feel good either. I am lucky to have the possibility to hold online classes and have some one-on-one tutoring as well, but it doesn’t feel the same. Before the difficulties were the noise in bigger groups, or the kids being distracted by looking outside the window and now… the difficulties have changed. I never thought it could be that hard to explain something like mathematics to a child online only online… you talk a lot more trying to describe everything and if they have to draw triangles with certain length or certain degree angles. Most of them do not have the technical equipment to show you what they did, they usually only can take a snap with their cellphone and send it to me.. and if they spend already like 20 min to do that task and then something went wrong you can start all over again.

Certainly it has a positive side as well – I do not have the distance and the time to drive to school and back in the afternoon and I have the advantage of having an open bowser all the time to find answers I might not know out of the blue for certain questions, so I do not wanna whine or rage about it – I just discover everyday the differences and the different difficulties. Between all that I try to keep my Mom inside and safe – she is over 70 and recently had a brain tumor and chemo after it, so she is in the risk group for that damn virus as well. So my Second Life times at the moment are a little bit more limited and not as regular as I used to be, but I do not want to stop blogging and taking pictures completely as it feels like a little bit of resting time and holiday for my brain when I do that.

The pictures for todays post I already did  over a week ago, but I wasn’t able to post work them and write something about yet. So now the Cyber fair by ACCESS sadly is over but I am sure you can find all the goodies in the designers main stores already or soon.

First of all the amazing vinyl ensemble from A&Y called “Phex”, which is a combination of a long sleeved top and short pants with an awesome, realistic looking shine. It is decorated with straps and zippers and with the huge HUD you can change the colors for all different parts including the metals.

All the amazing accessories I as well found at the Cyber Fair, but like I said before I am sure you will find them most likely either already or soon at the designers main stores. The incredible face art done by Nefekalum Tattoos comes in 3 different versions. You can find many different tings in your folder. First of all the 3 different versions of the makeup it self. Black Tears only, Red Smudge only and a full version of both. Furthermore you will find appliers for head and body materials and the belonging erasers. On top of that, since all his tattoos are materials enabled, Sir Skye added a perfect projector (light source) as well, for you to use if you like.

Certainly I did need some cool nails and rings to complete my outfit and it was no question that the “Creature Claws” from CerberusXing were just the perfect choice. They are available in 3 colors (silver, onyx and gold) and rigged for Belleza Jake,  Signature Gianni, Maitreya and the female Slink hands.

The smart looking hair style was made by no.match. I love the wild top hair, the shaved sides and the fact that you still have 2 wisps at your ears. Like always for no.match hair styles you have different color packs and a fatpack available. The purchases will include a shaved hairbase as well, but since I do have my own shaved hair base I did not use it for todays post 😉

It was time again to built my own set – I found so many cool things at the Cyber Fair, I just had to. All you can see, from the backdrop over the drinks, food (weed) vending machine and the incredible animals, I collected at the Cyber Fair.

I would like to draw your attention a little bot towards the animals. The “Caged Biter” is available in 3 different colors. You can separate the animal from the cage as you can see in my pictures. The Biter is an animated mesh design and has adorable movements, which make it possible to have some more interactive looking pictures with the different poses or the animal.

I do have an immense fun at the moment with cyber and sci-fi posts as they open a whole new range for pictures and styles to me. We do not know what the fashion or environment will look like in our future, but for me that gives us a lot of room to experiment and the possibility of unending creativity 🙂

Clothing

Outfit: A&Y  – “Phex” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Eyepatch: RichB. – “Dex Eyepatch F”

Face Straps: unstable – “Code: WYVERN”

Septum: Astara – “Cthulhu Septum”

Mask: SEKA’s – “HVCKED Mask (no effect)”

Back Attachment: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – “Feel the Connection – Back Implant”

Rings & Nails: [CX] – “Creature Claws – Onyx” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No. Industry”

Faceart 1: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Two Sides of Madness (Black Tears Only)” (BoM)

Faceart2: LuluB! – “Fembot” (BoM, Cyber Fair Gift)

Lipstick: Izzie’s – “LeLutka – Holo Metallic Lipstick 12 (green)” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLUTKA – “Lake 1.1”

Ears: [Cubic Cherry] – “Altered Ears (glow)”

Skin: Human Glitch – “MNFRM SKIN / MTL GENUS1” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.0.2”

Legs: Blah. – “Love.Ai/RoboLegs Black” (Maitreya)

Tattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Organic Decay” (Maitreya, Applier)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses:

Picture 1: BellePoses: – “NyxV2 2” (Bento, right arm lightly edited)

Picture 2: STUN – “Debora 4” (Bento, lightly edited)

Picture 3: BellePoses: – “NyxV2 7” (Bento)

Picture 4: Foxcity – “Power-1” (Bento)

Set:

Background: The Bearded Guy – “Industrial – The Future” (Gacha, Common)

Machine: # ninety – “Cyber Vending Food [ Weed ]”

Shower: HILTED – “Decontamination Shower – Adult – Silver/Green”

Animals & Cage: HILTED – “Caged Biter – Black/Green/Light”

Chairs: buildworksdecor – “Cyber / Retro Neon Chair White Changeable X”

Food: andika – “cyber sweets Dispenser set”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

 

Blue Mood

Did you ever have that… that you didn’t have quite an idea for a picture but you wanted to have it in y special color? Lately that happens a lot to me, that I know what colors the general over all picture should have and then I just try to squeeze what ever it becomes to match those color ideas *giggles*

Today it was blue – I really had a Blue Mood today, I do not know why though.

For this pictures I had 2 basics I wanted to blog – the new dress from A&Y, which they offer at the current round of ROMP (I wanted to do that earlier but with my sickness and the need to lay down, I wasn’t able to sadly) and the super cute little “Chonk Demon” from HILTED, which they released at the current round of Aenigma, a new event that happens the first time this month.

I LOVE A&Y for their design ideas as well as for their incredible latex textures. Usually I try to style up something cyber or sci-fi with their designs, but this time I wanted to show that even if it is latex, it can be very versatile in different looks. I combined the awesome “Jane Dress” with a fur stole from {le fill casse} and the whole look got a lightly elegant chic. I so would go to a cocktail party or on a red carpet like that *snickers*

Certainly the look has to have my personal twist and I added some of the amazing piercings from CerberusXing and I painted me some eyebrows for today, as I saw fit for them to complete my look. The strong makeup I needed I found at alaskametro<3. I recently got the BoM layers for all those awesome makeups I had as appliers, as I just could not live without them anymore.

The cool hair, which was right perfect for todays look was made by no.match and you can grab it at the eBento event at the moment. I always had an addiction for non-symmetric hair that has a little bit of a wild touch so the “No_Shit” hair style was right down my alley.

Another addiction of mine are nails and rings,  usually claws I do love even more and if they come with huge statement rings – even better! The “Conjuration Claws of CerberusXing are just a perfect example of that. Huge, sharp claws and different rings for all fingers. For the claws you even can decide if you want a plain or a scaled version to make them even more evil 😉

Clothing

Dress: A&Y – “Jane Dress” (Maitreya) – NEW @ ROMP //February 2020

Stola: {le fil casse} – “Danity Fur” (Maitreya)

Shoes: BAX – “Regency Boots Black Leather” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Piercing 1: [CX] – “Monstrum Catena – Silver”

Piercing 2: [CX] – “Scarred Bridge (Silver)”

Collar: -SU!- – “Lynexia Collar” (Group Gift)

Bracelet left: .aisling. – “Isobel Black” (Gacha, Common)

Bracelet right: amias – “Jasna black”

Nails & Rings: [CX] – Conjuration Claws – Silver / Plain w. Rings” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Shit” – NEW @ eBento

Makeup: alaskametro<3 – “Space Unicorn eyeshadow 05 FIT A” (BoM)

Lipstick: alaskametro<3 – “Space Unicorn lipstick 05 FIT A” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – Nova 1.0″

Ear: [CX] – “Withered Berzerker Ears”

Freckles: Izzie’s – “Pores & Blemishes – Freckles” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.0.2”

Tattoo: -Endless Pain Tattoos- – “Akela” (BoM)

Poses & Props

Poses: Foxcity – “Melancholy” (Bento)

Backdrop: Foxcity – ” Photo Booth – Desolation (With Lights)”

Tires: HILTED – “Hydron Hyperway Gacha – Stack – Dark” (Gacha, Common)

Pet: HILTED – “Chonk Demon – Black” – NEW @ Aenigma // February/March 2020

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin