Wednesday, November 20, 2019

New Frock for Altamura from MiNat



Just arrived, this lovely two-tone seasonal party frock for the Altamura body.  This exclusive new freebie from MiNat, is only available in the Freebie Megastore.  Hurry on over and collect yours!

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/119/217/24

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

London Houseboats





Affordable waterfront living at Tobacco Dock, London City's newest kitsch community.

Snap up one of these terrific houseboats before they are all gone!

Each parcel features built in privacy, usable personal water and a floating dock for your use (houseboat included).

Make Tobacco Dock your home
today, located in London City South.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City%20South/136/36/19


Monday, November 18, 2019

Trump Trash!



A second offering on the same day?  Surely not!?

Oh yes indeed, and this one you cannot possibly live without..   It's an Impeachment Special!  The Trump 2020 campaign hat!  Grab it now before he's tossed out of office, and impress your friends with more fine grot, straight out of the London City trash-can.

Collide with the bin to win a truly fanastic prize every time!


Thank you Wolfgang for this wonderful donation!

Christmas Antlers - Trash or Treasure?




Get a head start on Christmas with these antlers and magnificent balls!

You never know quite what you're going to find in the Soho Trash Can, but with over 100 gifts, including cash, you might strike it lucky and get something useful.... or useless.

It's always worth a rummage in the bin!  Today, we've added  Two sets of CHRISTMAS ANTLERS

Good luck in winning the latest prize!  Just walk into the bin and it will hand you your present!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/86/204/23

Friday, November 15, 2019

Premiere: Gossip on Saturday



Gossip is an American Indie Rock band formed in 1999, that first charted in 2006 and fronted by singer Beth Ditto.

They are best known for their songs, Heavy Cross, Move in The Right Direction, Standing in the Way of Control, Love Long Distance and Perfect World.

You can enjoy a concert by Gossip performed by London City Players on Saturday.  Party in the Park begins at 12pm SL time (8pm UK) with the show an hour later.

Party in The Park:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/100/100/23


Wednesday, November 13, 2019

World's End Pub - Bingo Night





The Worlds End Pub on Wednesday, is the place to be for Bingo and Pub Quiz fans.  Games are free to join and pay a cash jackpot for the most skilled and often the most lucky!

Bingo and a dance, every Wednesday at 11pm SL (7pm UK)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/36/12/24



Monday, November 11, 2019

Armistice Day




Armistice Day is observed every 11th November, to commemorate the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany on 11 November 1918.   This significant treaty brought an end to World War I.

It is marked by two minutes silence at 11am on the 11th November in respect and remembrance of the 20 million people who died during the conflict.

You can visit the Cenotaph in London City to pay respects and to collect a poppy to wear.  Clicking one of the wreaths will send you a link to the Royal British Legion.



Sunday, November 10, 2019

Remembrance Sunday





At 11am today,  11.11.2019, it will be 101 years since the end of World War I.

To commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts.

A service will be held today in world at the Cenotaph in London City at 3am SL  (11am UK)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/72/137/23

Friday, November 08, 2019

Simon & Garfunkel, Saturday



After a two year absence, the boys are back in town, this Saturday.

Formed in the 60's Simon and Garfunkel are one of the most enduring harmony acts still performing to this day.   Their hits include, Bridge Over Troubled Water, I Am a Rock, The Boxer, Mrs Robinson and the list goes on and on.

Join us for this sensational Concert here:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/117/117/23  The party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK) and the Concert is at 1pm SL.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Gunpowder, Treason and Plot




Guy Fawkes - Loved to Party
Today is the 5th of November, the anniversary of  old rogue Guido Fawkes' (now rebranded as Guy Fawkes) attempt to blow up the King on England!

Let's have a potted history...

5th November, also known as Bonfire Night

Back in 1605, Guido Fawkes and his croanies wanted to protest on how Catholics were treated.

So they decided that they would try to blow up the Houses of Parliament, in particular the House of Lords, by smuggling in hundreds of gunpowder kegs into the cellar for a firework display of their own and try detonating them on 5th November as the King (James I) was opening Parliament.

Unfortunately for Guy Fawkes, one of his gang was a lag and would blab when he got smashed and word soon spread all over town about this amazing party they were planning. They were caught in the act without so much as a roman candle going off.
Penny for the Guy?

In those days execution was considered as a fitting punishment for minor crimes like stealing a loaf of bread.  So they decided on a more fitting punishment and decided to chop Guy Fawkes into bits, hang him for a couple of minutes, disembowel him and do other unmentionable things to embarrass him whilst he was still alive.

Since petty crime only resulted in the severing of limbs and sometimes being boiled in oil, this gruesome torture of being 'hung drawn and quartered' was reserved exclusively for traitors. 

Whilst Guy Fawkes was a bit of a shit, he is also widely regarded as a person who knew how to Party. 

This is still observed on 5th November every year, when people of Great Britain, literally burn money they don't have and cheer as they see it go up in flames and whoosh into the air and erupt as fireworks.. whilst those who are more sensible collect old logs, burn and effigy called a Guy and create a massive bonfire to roast their chestnuts.

Join us for a firework show today at Madame Lala's at 1pm SL (9pm UK)