Where has Mizou been all this time?

I finally found my password to get back into this blog of my avatar Mizou Vavoom on Second Life. Mizou has done very little building as ‘I’ have been writing a manual for the last year; some information about this Web Design Manual for students is on my personal website Click here to view ….

Happy New Year 2008 to all Second Life Residents!!

This year 2008 started well, friendships in real life and online abound, partnerships are growing and in Second Life I have produced a small version of a Roman Villa i had made last year. It’s ‘Villa Martine’. Why ‘Martine’? this is my real life name but also it is a Roman name which means poet,…

Portage Bay Ventures

Bringing the building to life. Continued from Portage Bay Ventures/ Project May /June 2007′ A building is more then a few walls glued together and some teleportation; it is also a ‘space’ where people primarily find the information or objects they were looking for and in second place where they feel comfortable and want to…

Project May/June 2007:

Portage Bay Ventures: Boardwalk, boathouses & ‘Justice Center’ for Second Life in the sea. Sibernicus, Malfelonius & Yeeowler are 3 sims at the east south tip of a big landmass in Second LifeĀ® purchased by Beathan Vale of the ‘Portage Bay Ventures’ The vision was the following: take 3 fresh new sims, add water, and…

Carolyn’s Waterfall – February ’07

Just looking at my blog..it’s in a bad state, I haven’t written anything since November last year, but I have an excuse as my building skills have been in very high demand and I really have lost track of what i have build. My very last creation delivered 2 days ago is one of my…

‘Cosy Shire’ the new ‘in’ place to live & relax.

Together with a few of the initial residents ofCosy Home & Cosy Cove we have retreated to the our new homeland on Cosy Shire, led by Melina Loonie our Chief, Angel Sunset, Geoff Steinbeck, myself and Syl Normandy & Kalle Click have chosen our home plots on Cosy Shire. As our resident muse & real…

6. A roof over ‘Cosy Mall’ & a new build done in a week!

This is the middle of October and ‘Cosy Mall’ has been finished for the last week. I started building the roof (the easy bits) and Geoff took over building the bits which went around a corner, he did it beautifully and thanks to SL gods ‘Cosy Mall’ is now one unit and not just a…

5. End Sept 06:Walls & outlining spaces inside ‘Cosy Mall’

This is the beginning of October and ‘Cosy Mall’ is nearly finished. Before it was even totally build, it was already filling up with vendors from the following Second Life companies: ‘Noe Design’, a young frenchman, who builds beautiful spiral staircase and othe staircases; ‘Wolkam Winger Design’ or ‘WWD’, another frenchman who crafts modern furniture…

4. Building the garden between the shops & building Cosy Mall

Last week end i started to think of how to set out a garden in the triangle between what will be the new shopping mall on Cosy Cove. I had some idea what i wanted, triangular planters, a bench, some plants, maybe flowers and a sense of peace. I quickly realised that the entrance to…

3. Working out floorspace for the new shop on Cosy Island

YesterdayI worked out the floor which i then textured with a white with grey fleck marble texture. Cosy Founders Garden I didn’t use all the available ground for the new shop and left a fairly big triangle for a garden; possibly a ‘Cosy Founders Garden’. Geoffrey Steinbeck and myself also discussed it with Tully Trescotrick…

1. Buying new shopland on Cosy Island

Today I have asked our Chief, Melina Loonie, to set aside a piece of land in the village for the new ‘Carpe Diem Design’ shop. If you look at the header of this blog you can see the all the village shops and of course our famous Irish pub the ‘Dancing Dolphin’. This village was…

MEET THE REAL ‘MIZOU’…

I have 2 lives: twice the responsibility then again for my pleasure i have twice as many friends and most of all, it gives me the opportunity to speak the 3 languages I am fluent in, French, Dutch and English and that in the course of anyone day. So, where is this Second LifeĀ®? And…