Saffia talks Second Life History with Marianne McCann

Designing Worlds continues our tenth birthday celebration season today at 2pm, looking back to 2008-9!

Join us at 2pm SLT today, Monday 12th February, for the new episode of Designing Worlds at our studio in Garden of Dreams in Second Life, as we continue our celebration of ten years of the show – looking back to 2008 and 2009.

In today’s episode we’ll be helped by Marianne McCann, Second Life historian, who will share with us some of the features that arrived and frictions that enraged the residents of Second Life in those years, and by Wildstar Beaumont who has ransacked his photo archive for us!

A picture from Wildstar Beaumont's Archive
A picture from Wildstar Beaumont’s Archive

And you’ll have a chance to see extracts from those early shows, including our very first visit to the Home and Garden Expo, a glimpse of the 2008 Relay for Life builds, our very first Babbage show … and much more!

And we end with one of the most moving regions we have ever visited … and it’s still there!

The very first appearance of Mr Biggins (in our inaugural New Babbage show)
The very first appearance of Mr Biggins (in our inaugural New Babbage show)

So do come and join us for (perhaps surprisingly) a rather beautiful show in our special anniversary season at 2pm SLT.

Or – if you can’t attend in person – tune in to the web at 2pm SLT on Monday for a showing on SLartist – or catch it later in the week on the channel, the Aview TV Designing Worlds channel – or on the Designing Worlds blog.

The First World War Poetry Archive
The First World War Poetry Archive

Places to visit featured on today’s show:
Most of these have gone, but you can still visit New Babbage (although you’d be wish NOT to explore any tunnels that run under Clockhaven)
1st World War Poetry Archive

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