State of the Avatar: The Female Feet 1.0

Bathing Costumes

When I joined SL in early 2008, the Shoe Fair that year featured some shoes with built in toes and opinions about them were as vocal and divided then as they are regarding mesh feet now. I thought the toes resembled…

2014 August edition – Editorial

Picture Perfect Caledon Oxbridge - with pose and camera by Kees Veranes

Welcome to the August Edition of the Caledon Oxbridge Gazette. Our first edition has received over 400 unique visitors and 2200 visits since its launch just over a month ago. From our gazette team and fellow deans, a big thank…

Avatars Reload

slide: 1 - original avatars

In this article, I take you step-by-step through the process of swapping avatars as well as experimenting with the variety of clothing and body parts (eyes, skin, hair) available in your account Library.  The library is a repository of legacy…

Page 3 Girls

Page 3 Girl by Renee Caxton

During the nineteenth century, in Victorian England, the hemlines of ladies’ dresses reached the ground as a rule, covering the ankles. A lady was only permitted in specific circumstances to show her ankle – when walking up the stairs or crossing…

Hall-elujah

Caledon Oxbridge University new lecture hall

In the last edition of the gazette, we hinted that the Deans have planned a renovation so wonderful  that you couldn’t miss its installation. Hallelujah! A new version of the Lecture Hall, the site of our popular classes, is installed…

Steampunk Fashion

Steampunk Adventuress

“Very Fetching, my Dear!” If you’ve never heard that phrase before, don’t run away – even if the gentleman who made that remark is bizarrely attired. He is merely a role-playing Steampunk. And he is paying you a compliment –…

Don’t Peek at my Avatar

Mannequins and androids at a Warehouse - still from Blade Runner (1982)

One late night in July, I was busy constructing a carillon when I received an IM from Caledon Oxbridge University tutor Miss Jemima. “Dean Kondor, can I call on you to help please? There are very few other staffers with…

2014 June edition – Editorial

angels-while-you-slept

Welcome … to the first edition of the Caledon Oxbridge Gazette. The gazette is a monthly publication for and about the community of scholars, staff and visitors that come through our beautiful campus. Also an integral part of the community are…