Here you go: a proper 70s aspirational kitchen. You probably never actually saw one of these in your own youth … Continue reading HHAX 70s kitchen
Was it mere coincidence that Linden announced the opening of its brand new Second Life Instagram account just a couple … Continue reading Second Life photography: fuel for the raging fires of narcissism or a revolution in artistic self-expression?
I’m ok with people laughing at my fondness for straight lines and right-angled corners set in concrete designs. I acknowledge … Continue reading concrete
Yesterday, I finally reached 1,000 followers on my Flickr stream. It’s a milestone that’s taken me about four years to … Continue reading 1k Flickr followers
it will make not a bit of difference but one day you too will see this the boy staring at … Continue reading chasm
Inspired (as always) by mid-century, post-war design, the HHAX Nightingale is my lowest land impact building so far. Weighing in … Continue reading The HHAX Nightingale
I needed a piece of short transitional fiction to cleanse my palette from AFK stuff. So I wrote a new … Continue reading Some fatal crossposts
The vast majority of my book sales are the Kindle ebook versions, which is completely understandable: they’re very cheap and … Continue reading AFK, All of it: print versions
A huge thank you to everyone who attended my launch party last night for ‘AFK, All of it.’ The StoshChuckles … Continue reading Launch party snapshots
ALL 5 NOVELS OF THE AFK SERIES TOGETHER IN ONE VOLUME: AFK AFK, AGAIN AFK, INDEFINITELY AFK, INPURSUIT OF AVENGEMENT … Continue reading AFK, All of it (2018) by Huckleberry Hax
It’s time for me to move on from the AFK novels. To mark this closure, I’ve combined all five volumes … Continue reading Launch party for AFK, All of it
As some of you know, I’m slightly in love with mid-20th century design, especially that era of Danish Modern teak … Continue reading New from HHAX: The Ladderax v2
Warning: self-congratulatory post ahead (with yet more stuff about posting reviews). I’m currently putting together an all-in-one compilation of the … Continue reading Praise for the AFK series
Here’s a special edition of my HHAX Blank tape: the Lovers’ mixtape a mod/trans version decorated for Valentines Day that … Continue reading The HHAX Lovers’ mixtape: your Valentine’s gift sorted
I don’t really regard myself in SL as a ‘content creator.’ My philosophy of building is simply to create from … Continue reading New from HHAX: Blank tape
Fifty years into the future, she asked if I had a 39-20 she could upload herself into. I told her … Continue reading Real
Another building. I decided I wanted to create something a bit grander this time. The Dragonfly is a large, 32m … Continue reading New from HHAX: The Dragonfly
I liked 2077 so much (read my review here) I just had to go back in and create a short … Continue reading 2077: A moving postcard
I have to admit, since my first blog post on Sansar, I’ve not made very many return trips. I’ve been … Continue reading Sansar just got interesting
Blind eyes are handy things to have to turn. Turn a blind eye to something you think might just be … Continue reading Are we really ok with there being a place in SL called ‘Grandpa’s Basement’?
A new product for a new year: may I present the HHAX Atom 2. It’s a 32 prim, three storey, … Continue reading Special offer: The HHAX Atom 2
I did this last year and I think I got away with it. The problem with any sort of post … Continue reading Twelve of my favourite SL photos (by other people) of 2017
We’re not done with the self-adulation just yet, although you’ll probably be pleased to know I am starting to feel a … Continue reading Five of my favourite pictures (by me) of 2017
As we drift towards the sudden realisation that the year is about to end, it’s time for me to switch … Continue reading My top ten SL photos (by me) of 2017
A frost-covered igloo between parked cars. A blinkered personal space. And Christmas tidings falter as silenced shoppers pass. On their … Continue reading Season’s greetings 2017
Last night, at a launch party held at the Nancy Redgrave Building (the first major event held there), I pushed … Continue reading Launch party snapshots
I don’t know how long exactly I was out for. I think it was probably only two or three minutes. … Continue reading AFK, Awaiting (2017) by Huckleberry Hax
Tomorrow, I will release the fifth and final novel in the AFK series, ‘AFK, Awaiting.’To celebrate this – and the … Continue reading The final chapter
As well as marking ten years of blogging, December 2017 also marks the tenth anniversary of the online publication of … Continue reading 10 years of AFK
It’s been a while since I last filmed one of my moving postcards, so here’s a short moving greetings card to … Continue reading Winter in Second Life
To celebrate my ten years of blogging – and, of course, Christmas – here is a free gift for you: … Continue reading Free gift: The HHAX Atom 1
Continuing my look back over ten years of blogging (and on a day when snow is falling over large parts … Continue reading Snow Day
Another poem from my 2011 poetry collection, “Old friend, learn to look behind you in the coffee queue.” Thanks to … Continue reading Why I should always sleep on stuff
December is also a month during which I remember one of my very first friends in SL, Nancy Redgrave. Nancy … Continue reading Nancy Redgrave
In my look back over ten years of blogging, I thought I’d publish a few of my favourites from the … Continue reading Old friend, learn to look behind you in the coffee queue
December 2017 marks ten years since I started this blog. This handsome chap above is what I looked like in … Continue reading 10 years of What the Huck?
Marina Münter’s latest art project, #MUTUALRESPECT part 2, is an exhibition of photographs by SL photographers featuring “a female they are … Continue reading #MUTUALRESPECT part 2
And so we arrive at the final part of The man who had an affair with his wife. Thank you to … Continue reading I’m sorry, but this just isn’t working out for me.
Welcome back. You’re nearly there. This is the penultimate part of The man who had an affair with his wife. Just … Continue reading Try taking the lollipop out of your mouth and for God’s sake get rid of that creature on your shoulder.
Welcome to Wednesday’s next little portion of The man who had an affair with his wife. If you’re struggling to keep up … Continue reading What would any normal suspicious, jealous husband in Second Life do?
Hello! You’re back again! You want more? I’m impressed you’ve stuck with it this long; really, I am. Well, I … Continue reading A bona fide Second Life superpower
It’s Monday and you’re missing the weekend already. Time for the next little bit of The man who had an affair … Continue reading Leave Len. Live with me. We’ll rent a room in a motel someplace. Who needs a quarter region when you’ve a dirty mattress and a stained sink in shared urban accommodation?
A big question for a Sunday morning. Here is the next little bit of The man who had an affair with … Continue reading Could it be that who we all are is only ever a reflection of the people we’re with at any given moment?
Seeing as how I have your attention, I’ll mention now that the story you’re reading is actually one of four … Continue reading The man who had an affair with his wife
The next little bit of ‘Once Upon a Time in Second Life.’ Happy weekend, everyone. Once the idea was formed, … Continue reading All good Second Life profiles have to reference the seeking of fun
I must admit, I’m starting to feel a little dirty asking each day for some sort of affirmation in exchange … Continue reading In real life, a friendless person has no-one to call upon in difficult times, but in SL one can simply conjure up new people
And we’re off! And I’m happy to report that on this, the first day of National Novel Writing Month, I … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 is go
Thanks to Boudicca and Tommy Terrible (on Flickr) for requesting another little bit of the story from ‘Once Upon a … Continue reading A flutter of butterflies
In response to my post yesterday, I did have a couple of requests over on Flickr for the next little … Continue reading A thoroughly dull experience
Many thanks to everyone who attended my NaNoWriMo workshop in SL on Friday. In the end this turned into … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: On your marks…
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2017 is just over a week away now and I’m starting to prepare myself for … Continue reading NaNoWriMo workshop 27 Oct @3pm SLT
Pioneers is my latest machinima. A Mars colonist remembers Earth. Pioneers was filmed in Second Life using the Firestorm viewer and … Continue reading Pioneers – a short film
It’s October. And that can only mean one thing: November, the National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo), is just around … Continue reading Some Novel ideas 2017
As one of Second Life’s (very minor league) commentators, I feel I should be throwing my four penneth into the … Continue reading The obligatory ‘Sansar is here’ post
My reign as Paper Crown King comes to an end on Sunday at 3pm SLT, when the crown will be … Continue reading The crown shall
In a pool party last night steeped in ritual and tradition, I duly acceded to the title of Paper Crown … Continue reading Paper Crown King
Get the ticker crawling, we need three connected headlines: The Thing that happened, a quote from the Prime Minister and … Continue reading Emergency response
Kate Bergdorf has opened up an interesting debate on her blog about the ‘validity’ of virtual photography. Recently snubbed by an … Continue reading Is a picture taken in SL a ‘photograph’?
A trudge across the dirt yard in the lit night, our warm breath billowing like wood smoke. I know there … Continue reading the exchange
I’ve helped edit (and written the afterword for) ‘Berg by Nordan Art 2016,’ Kate Bergdorf’s retrospective on the past year at … Continue reading Berg by Nordan Art 2016
The Pose Fair 2017 is here. With it will come a flood, no doubt, of Bento finger gestures, the latest must-have … Continue reading A call to pose makers
This coming Friday is a bit of a personal landmark for me: it denotes ten whole years in Second Life … Continue reading I turn ten on Friday. Where’s my gold watch, Linden?
On the advice of Inara Pey, I went to check out NorderNey. Continue reading Paper plane
Hamlet Au suggested I put together a tutorial on creating animated GIFs in SL, which I thought was a great … Continue reading SL animated GIFs tutorial
An animated GIF for you to enjoy of me being beaten up by the surprisingly strong Elemiah Choche. The GIF … Continue reading Learning respect the hard way