Backflash June 2022 “Diary 2017 (90) May 31st – Mine” (June 8th, 2017) and “Diary 2017 (93) June 5th – 11th: with my property” (June 15th, 2017)

In the “Backflash” series I select an old entry once a month and present it here. This way I force myself to browse in the archive and to fresh up a few of the many memories. For our readers the series shall provide an insight into our Second Life without reading back the many posts and it might also give reason to browse through the archives.
For June 2022 I selected two posts:
The first is the diary post from May 31st, 2017, so about five years old. It is titled “Mine”. I was enjoying a green light as Mistress Jenny’s 9th collaring anniversary was coming up.
The second post is a diary post “Diary 2017 (93) June 5th – 11th: with my property”, published June 15th, 2017. In that post I summarized 6 days when we both were not that much inworld and I was still enjoying being in control. In that post expressed my possessiveness about Jenny.
A lot has happened in the meanwhile. Our journey continued. Mistress Jenny enslaved me and marked me as her slave, her Ehesklavin. Her tattoos have been modified as well. But Mistress Jenny is still my wife and my Mistress, something I am very proud of – and I am still very possessive about her.
Enjoy reading…


Diary 2017 (90) May 31st – Mine (June 8th, 2017)

Wednesday, May 31st, I took my property Jenny, aka. Mine, to Bondage & Storage Project in the afternoon so that she could please me in two ways, first of all, I enjoyed her tongue to the fullest and then I tried out a nice bondage hook using Mine as a model. I think the result is very nice.

May 31st: Mistress Diomita and her property Jenny, aka. Mine, at Bondage & Storage Project

At night I started at home in our dungeon and began to get a bit more familiar with the new Mistress Chair. We had placed a copy in our dungeon (the other one is on our skybox). Mine had to lick my boots and she did well. Then I put a RF hood on Jenny’s head, pulled it tight and added some restrictions and we began a little tour exposing her at Mesmerize Dungeon first and then at Heavy Bondage Club.

May 31st: Scenes of a varied night

Cow Kitty came inworld and joind us. We also met an old friend, Vanilla Meili, who showed us her latest combination of clothing including a metal hood with a lockable front shield and a golden corset with spikes, quite an individual cmposition of clothes and restraints. Once again, we finished our night at club DeLust before I stored Mine in the annex of our private skybox.

We had another varied day and I enjoyed being in control (as it should be *winks*)


Diary 2017 (93) June 5th – 11th: with my property

While Jenny is on vacation and our slaves are not often present due to various reasons (read also here) our Second Life was quiet and there’s not that much to report and to save for our diary. I spent my nights with my property, with shopping, playing chess inworld, with simploring and with a bit of roaming around. I was absent myself due to RL obligations between Friday, June 9th and Sunday, June 11th. When Jenny was online, we spent most of our time chatting and catching up and I enjoyed having her at my feet. I admit, that I get used to be in control again and I enjoy it to the fullest. I am and will always be very possessive about Jenny, about my property, Mine. And that is what I want to save for the diary.

June 7th: Precious moments – Mistress Diomita and her very owned property Jenny


Links to the original posts
https://themaurers.me/2017/06/08/diary-2017-90-may-31st-mine/
https://themaurers.me/2017/06/15/diary-2017-93-june-5th-11th-with-my-property/

Simploring 2022 (10) Grauland June 2022

Wednesday, June 8th, JimGaranad told me that he had remodeled Grauland again. He also told me that this iteration would stay only a few weeks – and I should just enjoy. Well, I did enjoy exploring and as I made quite some pictures once again and as it is another different and interesting sim design, I will report about my visit and keep my impressions for the blog.

I have visited Grauland in 2019 the first time (read here), three times in 2020 (read here, here and here) and twice in 2021, in April 2021 (read here), in November 2021 (read here), in January 2022 (read here) and in May 2022 (read here). Grauland of June 22 is a strategic military base on a remote, rocky island.

Grauland June 2022 – bird eye view and orientation map

The landing on Grauland is on a pier that leads to a high stairwell built into a steep rock. I walked up the stairs and from there you have a first overview over the sim. Stairs lead down again into the rock. Actually the rock is hollowed out and contains a quite complete infrastructure for soldiers to live. I first explored the headquarters, a building with a control room, a cafeteria, conference room and a lounge.

Impressions of Grauland June 2022 (1) – Landing, the stairs, the headquarter building

Impressions of Grauland June 2022 (2) – Entertainment, Lounge, conference room, control room and cafeteria

Grauland is an adult sim owned by JimGarand. Jim owns a shop for poses, the M-1 Art Poses. At the landing pier you find a teleport board to the M-1 Art Poses shop, that is located in another room of the headquarter building. I had a look at the store and stepped out of the building. If you walk along the wooden pier there you reach a seperate island with just 4 chairs and a campfire.
If you walk along the rock though, you come to a big gate. This gate is the entrance to a tunnel, that leads through the rock to the other side. The tunnel has also a connection the the headquarters.

Impressions of Grauland June 2022 (3) – M1 Art poses store, campfire and tunnel through the rock

Next to the headquarters are the team quarters. You can reach it from the headquarters or through a seperate entrance. The teamquarter building has a glass roof to provide some daylight.

Impressions of Grauland June 2022 (4) – Teamquarters and bridge to the hangar

I continued my simploring tour and went over the large bridge that leads to an hangar. Inside you find a futuristic combat aircraft. I could even sit in it and look at the instruments – yet I couldn’t fly it 😦

Impressions of Grauland June 2022 (5) – Hangar with combat aircraft

On all strategic point of the military base you find canons. But in peaceful times and when not working, the soldiers can relax. Besides the campfire, you find loungers in front of the headquarters, some air mattresses and a large floating rubber boat. Although I wasn’t dressed for it …. I could not resist to try out some poses…..

Impressions of Grauland June 2022 (6) – One of the canons / Diomita posing

I had fun simploring. JimGarand created another interesting place. I like the hidden headquarters and teamquarters – and I had great fun posing. Thank you, Jim, in particular for sharing your place with the public.
If you want to see Grauland June 2022, then you might have to do it soon. I look forward to seeing the next iteration.

Landmark to Grauland
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Liberia%20Isle/74/204/26
Grauland flickr
https://www.flickr.com/groups/4560078@N24/
JimGarand’s store M-1 Art Poses on the marketplace
https://marketplace.secondlife.com/stores/204042

Backflash May 2022 “Celebrations.” (May 25th, 2012)

In the “Backflash” series I select an old entry once a month and present it here. This way I force myself to browse in the archive and to fresh up a few of the many memories. For our readers the new series shall provide an insight into our Second Life without reading back the many posts and it might also give reason to browse through the archives.
For May 2022 I selected a post from May 2012 – a decade ago. And it is a post that Jenny wrote for us and I wrote a longer comment to it. Jenny titled it “Celebratations.” because she wrote it on the occasion of her upcoming 4th collaring anniversary.
Enjoy reading…


“Celebrations.” (May 25th, 2012)

As Diomita wrote in her last blog we are celebrating 4 years since we met and today is 4 years since Mistress Diomita invited me to enter her double cage knowing that I would be there until she alone decided.

When we had met a few days earlier there was a charge in the air that was not like anything else I had ever felt. During the tour of Diomita’s home she had shown me the cage and I remember I had said something along the lines of do you want me to go inside it. Diomita replied that I would, but on my next visit.  I knew it would happen and I knew I could not resist.

Before I did enter the cage I had some loose ends to attend to. I was being pursued by somebody else and the time zones were wrong and there was also the feeling that I was not welcome by her partner. I asked Diomita if I might explain in person that I had made up my mind as I do like to do things properly.

So on 25th May 2008 I made the steps to enter the cage. I felt a wide mixture of emotions. I had not done anything like this before and yet I already felt there was trust between us. I knew I would be isolated from everyone I knew and would not be able to wander around enjoying the RP’s at Stonehaven and the banter that went on there. I did not know for how long I would be caged or what else to expect so there was some apprehension but most of all I felt that it was something I had to do, Destiny was controlling me as much as my head or my heart.

Over the 12 days that I was locked up I was kept locked and leashed at all times. Diomta came to visit me every day and we sat and talked and got to know each other very well. My ‘Trial’ would have been over a couple of days earlier but Diomita was obliged to introduce me to Goddess first for her approval. Now this was something that scared me more than the first step into the cage. I really was new to this kind of family hierarchy and Goddess was very comfortable in her role as head. my nerves were on edge and I was worried that I might say the wrong thing and end my chances to wear the collar that made me the property of Mistress Diomita. Needless to say I passed inspection and I met Yar Sam and Tyra for the first time that day too.

So for everybody who knows us in SL, and who follows us in this blog, This time brings back a lot of very special memories to us both. We still like to celebrate this time with some back to the future play, as it brings back the raw feelings that we experienced when we met. We have developed a lot and our roles have evolved over time yet our relationship is strong because of one very firm rule that we both insist on. Mistress Diomita will always own me first and I will always be her slave no matter how you see us or what we are doing at the time this will always be true.

I love you Mistress Diomita


I wrote the following comment to Jenny’s post …

Thank you for this anniversary text, Ehesklavin. Now this day is documentated also in our diary. At least from your side of the bars. I do remember the house and the cage at Stonehaven very well as well as I remember the patio in Stonehaven where we met first. I felt a strange trust to Jenny. She was open minded, willing to serve and to give up control. We talked about rules and expectations, about Yasmin, my sisters, my trial, her potential role. I still have the first notecards from her 🙂
It was enjoyable and we even exchanged a bit about RL.
After just a few days I was sure she would stay in the cage until I open it. But we had to wait to see Yasmin so that I get permission to collar her. We met her at the Bratz Club which was brand new these days as far as I remember. There we had the Friday night parties and this tradition lives on until today.

I love you to bits, Ehesklavin. And yes, you’ll be mine first beyond all tease and play and beyond green lights. Enjoy your red light weeks now.
Kisses from Dio


Back to 2022!

Times have changed as you all know. Today I am Mistress Jenny’s slave, I fully submitted to her. I am her Ehesklavin.
It was a long process that began some time in 2012, led to my collaring in April 2013, to being marked as Mistress Jenny’s Ehesklavin in 2016 and to full enslavement in 2022. But what about the promises we both made back in 2012? None of us foresaw this development and we don’t know what future has in store for us. We simply enjoy our journey together and the bond between us became very strong. And we have nothing to regret or to take back. Mistress Jenny is still also collared by me and I fully trust her as her married slave, her Ehesklavin. Thank you Mistress Jenny, my love, my world!


Link to the original post
https://themaurers.me/2012/05/25/celebrations/

Simploring 2022 (7) Grauland May 2022

Sunday, May 15th, I had some time in the later morning and went simploring. I read in Susann DeCuir’s blog “Mein Zweites Leben” that Grauland has been refurbished once again (Simtipp: Grauland wurde umgebaut (Adult) in German).

I have visited Grauland in 2019 the first time (read here), three times in 2020 (read here, here and here) and twice in 2021, in April 2021 (read here), in November 2021 (read here) and in January 2022 (read here). And every time it was different. Each redesign was worth a visit, as is this one!

Grauland May 2022 – bird eye view and orientation map

Grauland is an adult sim owned by JimGarand. Jim owns a shop for poses, the M-1 Art Poses. The landing at Grauland is in front of a little shop for Jim’s poses. Jim’s former iterations of Grauland were often filled with a lot of art objects. This time the architecture and design of Grauland is one main focus.

Impressions of Grauland May 2022 (1)

Right upon landing you have spectacular views. The sim is surrounded by high mountains and spatially confined by high rocks on two sides. A path leads from the landing along a waterfall, over a bridge and under an aqueduct to a modern villa. The aqueduct leads the water of another waterfall over several segments down into the sea. The modern villa is for sure one of the highlights of Grauland in May 2022. From here you have a good view on the whole sim as well as on a field of menhirs, the only art object of this iteration of Grauland.

Impressions of Grauland May 2022 (2)

I continued my simploring tour and my woalk along the path. It led me to a large parking area and a festival area with a huge stage and stands, For sure a place to watch great concerts.

Impressions of Grauland May 2022 (3)

Close to the parking and the festival area you find a camping side, the place where festival visitors stay overnight, where they celebrate before and after the event. You should try out the seats there, they offer nice and unique poses for celebrations. Quite realitic are the portable toilets, the public showers and the garbage tons. There’s really all you need for a festival.

Impressions of Grauland May 2022 (4)

Next to the festival area is the beach and it is a fun beach with a large playground. The main attraction at the beach is a huge orange King Kong figure with a skid that leads from King Kong’s chest down to the beach. You can slide down actually (and I did). A more quiet area is at the end of the natural bay where a pier reaches out to the bottom of another waterfall. You can sit there and watch the world go by. Or you face the other direction and look over the festival area, the beach and the long aqueduct.

Impressions of Grauland May 2022 (5)

As I wrote in the beginning of my simploring report, it is the desgin, the waterfalls, the aqueduct, the villa and the festival area that makes Grauland May 2022 so outstanding. In my personal opinion that is art. Thank you Jim, you made another great iteration of Grauland and I enjoyed my visit a lot.

Close to the beach you find some water fun. A skid and several tubes and inflatable mattresses float in the sea. Spontaneously I stripped (it is an adult homestead) and tried them out. I had fun posing.

Diomita posing at Grauland May 2022

And this ends my simploring report. Well done, Jim!

Landmark to Grauland
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Liberia%20Isle/74/204/26
Grauland flickr
https://www.flickr.com/groups/4560078@N24/
JimGarand’s store M-1 Art Poses on the marketplace
https://marketplace.secondlife.com/stores/204042
Susann DeCuir’s blogpost “Simtipp: Grauland wurde umgebaut (Adult)”
https://mein-zweites-leben.blogspot.com/2022/05/simtipp-grauland-wurde-umgebaut-adult.html

Backflash April 2022 “Simploring 2017 (31) The Last Forever – Marfa” (April 25th, 2017)

In the “Backflash” series I select an old entry once a month and present it here. This way I force myself to browse in the archive and to fresh up a few of the many memories. For our readers the new series shall provide an insight into our Second Life without reading back the many posts and it might also give reason to browse through the archives.
For April 2022 I selected a post from April 2017 “Simploring 2017 (31) The Last Forever – Marfa”.
Back in 2017 I had never heard about Marfa, TX and thus I did some resaearch und learned a lot about this famous place in the middle of nothing. Snce then I came across Marfa in Second Life a few times and for me it feels a bit like I’d have been there in RL. At “The Last Forever – Marfa” I also saw Melusina Parkin’s minimalistic art for the first time. Whenever I get aware that Melusina has opened a new exhibtion I visit it nowadays – and often remember my visit to her exhibtion at “The Last Forever – Marfa”
Enjoy reading…


Simploring 2017 (31) The Last Forever – Marfa

I went on a simploring tour Saturday, April 22nd. I decided to visit “The Last Forever“, a landmark that I picked from Nix Bubbles’ blog. The landmark description was not really revealing for me: “The Last Forever is a new sim/full region inspired by Marfa, TX from the creators of West of The Rain, Oobleck Allagash and Nodnol Jameson (KraftWork), along with the creative team of Kai Mannequin, Brooke Barmy, Rooky Yootz, Triin, Misty and Jack Hanby.” I haven’t heard about Marfa in Texas before nor did I came across of any of the mentionened names. Most of “The Last Forever” I understood later, when I looked up some profiles and after reading about Marfa, TX.

April 22nd: The Last Forever – overview

Marfa was founded in the early 1880s as a railroad water stop. The town was named “Marfa” at the suggestion of the wife of a railroad executive. The Marfa Army Airfield served as a training facility for several thousand pilots during World War II. It was closed 1945. Marfa has a population of about 2,000 people, hence it is really small.
Today, Marfa is a tourist destination and a major center for Minimalist art. Attractions include Building 98, the Chinati Foundation, artisan shops, historical architecture, a classic Texas town square, modern art installments, art galleries, and the Marfa lights. The city is also 37 miles (60 km) from Prada Marfa, a pop art exhibit, which might be the most photographed and visited site in Marfa. The area around Marfa is known as a cultural center for contemporary artists and artisans. In 1971, minimalist artist Donald Judd moved to Marfa from New York City. Since Judd’s death in 1994, two foundations have worked to maintain his legacy: the Chinati Foundation and Judd Foundation. Every year the Chinati Foundation holds an open house event where artists, collectors, and enthusiasts come from around the world to visit Marfa’s art.
(Source: wikipedia
The landing point is at the Marker of Marfa, which is based on Marfa in the reality. Upon your landing you get a welcome “Welcome to The Last Forever SIM home of KraftWork, BIGBULLY, Powder Pack, Kiss me Poses and Triin.” KraftWork and BIGBULLY are shops for mesh creations for decorations and furniture in Second Life. Powder Pack is a store for make-up and skins for mesh heads and Kiss me Poses is a store for poses. The Last Forever is the home of these stores. I didn’t find out what Triin is.
Marfa in Second Life looks a bit like I would imagine a little town in Texas. First of all it is in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by a desert. There are some modern buildings but also some buildings that have seen better times. And there are some ruins and abandoned homes. The infrastructure is dilapidated and some corners and areas look shabby. What I noticed before I did the above research about Marfa in the real world is the art spreaded all over the sim.
I walked around town and collected some impressions of Marfa in SL. I explored the mainstores of KraftWork and BIGBULLY. I went into the radio station and I couldn’t refrain from peeking into the local sex shop. I visited the exhibit Americana, American Icons in Second Life by Melusina Parkin. Outside of the town is the famous Prada Marfa, a camping ground, and some houses. The atmosphere is dense and The Last Forever looks quite real, in particular when you know about Marfa in reality. Monday, April 24th, just 2 days after my visit, I noticed that Inara Pey published an entry about Melusina Parkin’s Americana exhibit titeled “Melusina’s American Icons in Second life in her blog, just the very same day that I visited Marfa. What a coincdence!

Thank you Oobleck (allagash) and Nodnol Jameson (owner of KraftWork) for providing The Last Forever to the public. You understood how to combine the site of some mainstores (including your own) with the experience of a great place in Second Life and you contributed to my education as I now know about Marfa.

 

Landmark to The Last Forever
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Last%20Forever/181/97/23
(outdated!)
Inara Pey’s blog entry about Melusina Parkin’s Americana exhibit at The Last Forever
https://modemworld.me/2017/04/21/melusinas-american-icons-in-second-life/

Link to the orignal post:
https://themaurers.me/2017/04/25/simploring-2017-31-the-last-forever-marfa/

Simploring 2022 (6) A return to Black Bayou Lake

When I was looking for a destination to explore on Wednesday, April 27th, I became aware that Serene Footman and Jade Koltai had made a second iteration of their “Black Bayou Lake“, a place that they built back in 2018 and that I remember very well. And of course I wrote a blogpost about it, you can read it here.

Back in 2018 Serene wrote a detailled post about Black Bayou Lake (read here). And he also wrote a shorter post now (read here):
Jade Koltai and I have collaborated on a lot of sims … and when we discussed working together again recently, we wanted to start by returning to an old favourite, Black Bayou Lake. There’s something we always loved about the atmosphere and light of this sim, but we felt that we could squeeze a little more out of it

Impressions of Black Bayou Lake 2022 (1)

Black Bayou Lake (link to wikipedia) – the inspiration for our sim – is located in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. The lake is part of an 800 acre nature reserve – there is a factsheet about it here – which seethes with wildlife: there are many species of bird, insect, reptile and fish, along with a variety of trees such as cherrybark oak, cedar elm, ash, hickories, willow oak, shortleaf pine, loblolly pine, mockernut hickory and post oak. It’s a stunning place, which attracted us because we had not yet tried designing a sim that consists mainly of water…...”

Diomita and the alligator at Black Bayou Lake 2022

Black Bayou Lake in Second Life is a virtual interpretation of the nature reserve in the physcial world. The most outstanding feature both places have in common is a long wooden footpath that visitors can use to explore and to even walk out onto the lake. This walkway is also a key object of the sim in 2022.
The swamp with it’s unique flora and the bare trees is another feature they share. Even some of the huts that are scattered on the sim look similar to those found in the nature reserve.

For the iteration in 2022 Serene and Jade added a railway bridge – the Cross Bayou Railroad Bridge, aka the Kansas City Southern Railroad Bridge. In reality this bridge is located around 100 miles from Black Bayou Lake and was built in 1926.

Black Bayou Lake 2022: The wooden walkway through the swamps and the Kansas City Southern Railroad Bridge in RL and in SL

Impressions of Black Bayou Lake 2022 (2)

Black Bayou Lake is full of life. There are many different birds and there’re alligators. You should turn your sound on. I personally recommend to turn on music as well as the selected music fits perfectly.
For your visit also make sure that you “use shared environment”. The environment setting is a bit foggy and hazy but it is part of the experience.

Impressions of Black Bayou Lake 2022 (3)

My second visit to Black Bayou Lake was once again a great experience that I really enjoyed. It might not replace a visit to it in real life, but it felt familiar as I still remembered my first visit. Together with some pictures of the real place it felt as if I were there again. I assume just the smell and the damp heat is what I missed *winks*.

Black Bayou Lake 2022 – what a great atmosphere!

Thank you Serene Footman and Jade Koltai for bringing Black Bayou Lake back for all of us. I really appreciate your work. It is such a joy to visit and it made my day.
If you want to visit Black Bayou, you should do it soon, the sim won’t be open forever (usually only a few weeks).

Landmark to Black Bayou Lake 2022
https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aride%20Isle/131/171/21
flickr group for Black Bayou Lake
https://www.flickr.com/groups/blackbayoulake/pool/
Post 2018 on Serene Footman’s website
https://furillen.org/black-bayou-lake/
Post 2022 on Seren Footman’s website
https://furillen.org/2022/04/22/return-to-bayou/
Simploring 2018 (89) Black Bayou Lake
https://themaurers.me/2018/10/23/simploring-2018-89-black-bayou-lake/
Black Bayou Lake on Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Bayou_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge
Description from a visit at Black Bayou Lake
https://flatfooting.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/black-bayou-lake-national-wildlife-refuge/
Black Bayou Lake Factsheet
https://www.fws.gov/southeast/pdf/fact-sheet/black-bayou-lake-national-wildlife-refuge.pdf

Backflash February 2022 “Diary 2017 (29) Feb 23rd – Shackles” (Feb 26th, 2017)

In the “Backflash” series I select an old entry once a month and present it here. This way I force myself to browse in the archive and to fresh up a few of the many memories. For our readers the new series shall provide an insight into our Second Life without reading back the many posts and it might also give reason to browse through the archives.
For February 2022 I selected a post from February 2017 “Diary 2017 (29) Feb 23rd – Shakles”, a diary post. It was the time when Mistress began to crush my limits step by step and she had left me wearing clumpsy shackles. I hated them and I still don’t like wearing them. I made the most of it. And this diary post contains a really rare picture, which was the main reason that I picked it for the Backflash series. Enjoy reading….


When I started my Second Life and came into the BSDM scene, RLV (Restrained Love Viewer) was something new. Cages that restrict your avatar were new and new features to RLV were released step by step. My first cuffs were Real Restrained shackles which are still available nowadys. In 2008 they were more or less the only cuffs available in Second Life. These RR shackles are functional but they really look ugly and clumpsy. Hence I really don’t like them.
Wednesday night, Feb 22nd, when Mistress’ went to bed, she put these shackles on my wrists (of course fully aware about my dislike). Luckily she only put the wrist shackles on and not the upper arms or even worse the ankle or thigh shackles which look totally clumpsy. She locked the wrist shackles and kept the keys. It could have been worse as Mistress Jenny loves it to leave the keys out (and not available to me though). Anyway with these cuffs you’re truely marked as property.
I had some time for being online in the afternoon. But going out with the shackles? To make the best of it, I went to The Secret House and to the Heavy Bondage Club and stood around there looking at the crowd. To stay honest, nothing happened at all, just one IM from a sissy boy.20170223-dio-tour_009

I went to Silent Island, the new skybox island of Adara Kattun and – nomen est omen – it was silent, none there. I looked around if there’s anything new but there wasn’t. What I did is taking a nice picture. I had a picture like this in mind for quite a while, but it is not easy to find the time for it. As mirrors don’t work in SL I had to take 3 pictures and then had to process them into one. Well here it is …

February 23rd: Diomita exploring the villa at silent island

February 23rd: Diomita exploring the villa at silent island

Then I decided to go simploring but where to with these shackles on? More about it in tomorrow’s entry.

Link to the orignial post
https://themaurers.me/2017/02/26/diary-2017-29-feb-23rd-shackles/

Dio’s 14th year in Second Life Feb 11th, 2022

Today marks my 14th anniversary of joining Second Life. As always, if asked “Did anything change?” I’d answer not that much, but in fact it has been another year with changes, with a lot of fun, with many galleries and art installations visited, with quite some sims explored, with subs leaving the family and joining the family and my submission to my Mistress wife Jenny did further grow (although I always think that more is not possible).

This year my review os a bit shorter as I tried to focus on the main highlights. As always my review starts with our home and with the family. We still live on the same island with the same neighbours. Just recently we tore down our main house and replaced it with a modern and larger house with pool. We remodeled the surrounding to get the necessary space and I got a real art park next to the house, where I placed all the art that was spread over the sim before.

January 5th – Mount Everest remodeled: Different views on the new house / Diomita with slave Alessi and slave Holly

January 17th – orientation map Mount Everest

Our family has changed. At the time I wrote the anniversary entry in 2021, our family consisted of Mistress Jenny, our niece Angelique, our step-daughter Ebony, our housekeeper, head maid and head slave Flo, our Kitty, and slave Melissa. During the last 12 months we collared Faye (Boy Serenity) and Sun (newlifeloading).
Faye was collared July 26th, 2021 and left us silenty some time in October/November 2021. We still see her around and say hello to each other but that’s it.
We collared Sun as Maurer’s pet Sun on October 9th, 2021. Sadly Sun lost her desire for SL (or for us?), the joy and the fun we we experience in this world. We first unlocked her restraints and let her wander. December 22nd, 2021, we released her. We hope she finds what she is looking for.

Faye (Boy Serenity) and Sun (Newlifeloading)

Since February 2021 slave Melissa showed up only shortly and was rarely with us due to her RL. We saw her end of June 2021 the last time and her last sign of life was end of July 2021. Hence we released her on October 7th, 2021. slave Melissa showed up again end of December 2021. She had an accident in RL and couldn’t log in. Of course we took her back under our wings and we might reinstate her status. So far, she’s a potential again.

The most important change in our family during 2021 was the collaring of our slave Holly on April 30th, 2021, her 9th rezz day anniversary. Holly’s dedication to us and to our family, her true submission and obedience, her character and wit did enrich our Second Life. We’re very happy to have her with us. Read about Holly here.

Mistress Jenny and Diomita with slave Holly

Alessi (Alessi20) also grow closer to us during the last year. Alessi is a shy woman. She’s always polite, obedient and very attentive and she keeps our house clean. We would have collared her but she was and is not ready for this step. Just recently we created a new role for her, Eurobrat sub and treat her as a close family member. Welcome to the family, Alessi.

Mistress Jenny and Diomita with slave Holly and slave Alessi (December 2021)

As of today our family consists of Mistress Jenny, our niece Angelique, our step-daughter Ebony, our housekeeper, head maid and head slave Flo, our Kitty, our slave Holly, our sub Alessi and myself. In addition we have a few subs around us and we will see if any of them gets a collar during my 15th year in Second Life.

Beside these changes in the family we had a lot of fun and excitement in our Second Life again. Reading back in our diaries I want to mention:

  • I had some roleplays with Miss Laura K (misslaurak) who finally made me a member of the mafia. I wrote a blogpost about The Inshan Group (read here). I enjoyed the roleplay a lot and the group is really creative and offers fun. Unfortunately I had not enough time to really immerse into it. (April 2021)
  • In March/April 2021 we had the two E’s with us – Eroticlaire and Elena (Elenaslv Serenity) – read in particular (Diary 2021 (39) March 25th/26th E & E – Elena and Eroticlaire  and Diary 2021 (40) March 27th/28th Breaking in a new slave). Both were great slaves and we enjoyed having them with us. Eroticlaire left us to seek other fun in her SL, Elena is still a close friend of the family.
  • In September 2021 we had a couple of days as the Jenny Maurer twins (Diary 2021 (122) The Jenny Maurer Twins). That was fun, too bad none caught us!
  • In November/December 2021 I had a second owner, Goddess Katie (KatieLouisse). That was a particular experience for me. Yet I understand why Katie had to end it (no drama). And since January 2022 I have another second owner, Mistress Mercy (Steelyeye Blinker). Mistress Jenny and Mistress Mercy get along well, hence I get different new experiences as a sub (and can use them as a domme for our slaves).

Mistress Jenny and Diomita at Carnal Intentions with Eroticlaire and Elena (upper left, Mar 29th, 2021) / Miss K – The Inshan group (lower left Mar 25th, 2021) / The Jenny Maurer Twins (Sep 12, 2021) / Goddess Katie with Diomita (upper right, Nov 22nd, 2021) / Mistress Mercy and Diomita (lower right, Jan 23rd, 2022)

Mistress Jenny and I had quite a lot time together due to the continued pandemic and less work. Mistress still succeeds in surprising and teasing me and with time my submission is further growing as well as Mistress Jenny’s fun in controlling me and subsequently also our slaves. In giving away some control over me to others dommes Mistress Jenny found another way to keep my submission to her growing. She even found a way to lock an extra septum ring on me, which she can easily share with others without losing any control over me – quite evil and effictive. Thank you Mistress Jenny.

What else? I kept this blog running another year, with one post every single day:
– one “Enjoying Bondage” picture every month (12 posts)
– one “Backflash”-entry, picking an old post to republish every month (12 posts)
– roughly 30 simploring entries
– roughly 125 Art in Second Life entries
– about 180 diary posts

My focus has shifted, I did less simploring tours and visited more galleries and art installations. I assume that shift towards art will continue. The reason is quite simply – I like art and I cover some artists and galleries quite regularly. I think I missed no exhibition at La Maison d’Aneli and at Nitroglobus roof gallery and I saw many exhibitions at DixMix Gallery. I covered all installations of Cica Ghost, which make me smile everytime and I saw many exhibitions of Milena Carbone (mylena1992), Nils Urqhart and Melusina Parkin.

Art in Second Life: Dido Haas “Minimal” at her own Nitroglobus Roof Gallery, Funday by Cica Ghost, “And darkness came” by Nils Urqhat, “The Scale of Love” by Milena Carbone”

From still about 30 simploring tours, I picked just a few examples to show the broad variety they offered. I saw three iterations of Grauland (the last in January, read here), I saw Otter Lake (read here) and Nelipot (read here) in Autumn, I visited Noweeta in Summer (read here) and in Winter (read here), I visited Skrunda-2, a place existing in RL, very impressive (read here) and I was in Dya’s Little Jordan (read here).

Simploring – snippets from Noweeta, Skrunda-2, Otter Lake and Dya’s Little Jordan

My simploring tours and art in Second Life are a nice and important counterbalance to my kinky second life within my family and friends.

At the end of this anniversary post is always an actual picture of myself to document how my appearance changed. I didn’t play with head or body shape during my 14th year, but I often wear another hairstyle nowadays. And most of the time you will see me wearing my heavy slave collar and sometimes also the small nosering that Mistress locked on me.

Diomita Maurer – February 2022

What a year again! I’m still happy and I enjoy the journey at the side (or at the feet) of my beloved partner and Mistress Jenny. We both as well as the core members of our little family are embedded in a great community of friends, we know some of them way over a decade now, some for several years and some are new friends of ours. Even if not mentioned by name in this anniversary blog post, these friends do mean a lot to me and to us. SL is first of all about people and it’s you all who keep my and our SL enjoyable and exciting! It was a great 14th year in Second Life and I look forward to the 15th!
Love from Diomita
xoxoxoxox

Backflash January 2022 “Fetisch Club Chez Maurer” (Jan 25th, 2017)

In the “Backflash” series I select an old entry once a month and present it here. This way I force myself to browse in the archive and to fresh up a few of the many memories. For our readers the new series shall provide an insight into our Second Life without reading back the many posts and it might also give reason to browse through the archives.
For January 2022 I selected a post from January 2017 “Fetisch Club Chez Maurer” where I reported about our new club at home, that is 5 years old this month! We often say, that we should go there more often. Enjoy reading….


Mistress Jenny and I love to chill out in a club. Most of them are quite quiet as many people chat privately in IM, just sometimes there’s public chat. That’s no complain as we also often stay in IM and just listen to main chat or read profiles. We found some really nice places by reading profiles as well as we made friends. One of our favourite clubs is the club DeLust. It is a small fetish club and a fetish dresscode is demanded for entering. The club has atmosphere, a special light, many little details to discover and in particular it attracts kinky audience. But unfortunately with more people you also get more lag (again, that’s no complain).

September 20th: Mistress Jenny and Diomita at Club DeLust

Mistress Jenny and Diomita at Club DeLust (September 2016)

When I refurbished our island to remove the big rock our underground maze of rooms got even larger. And now Linden Lab provides more prims for our plot. Why not build a cosy fetish room for us and for our friends? Once the idea was born we began to collect ideas. Some ideas for sure were inspired by club DeLust like the size and the layout but overall what we build is our cosy fetish room with a focus on our likes and desires.

January 24th: A view inside of Fetisch Club Chez Maurer (1)

January 24th: A view inside of Fetisch Club Chez Maurer (1)

January 24th: A view inside of Fetisch Club Chez Maurer (2)

January 24th: A view inside of Fetisch Club Chez Maurer (2)

We’re not done yet with building and adding details but we’re getting closer and will begin using our room. We called it Fetisch Club Chez Maurer (FCCM). “Chez Maurer” is the name of our private skybox where Mistress Jenny and I retreat to every day, the idea for this name came from Jenny … long, long ago. Chez is French and means “at”. The German word “fetisch” is quite similar to the English word “fetish” and the Englisch word “club” is similar to the German word “Klub”. So FCCM is a nice mix between English and German with a litte bit of French. We think, that’s fitting :-).fccm1
We look forward adding more and more details to Fetisch Club Chez Maurer to make it ours, to breath life into it. We might have an opening event some day soon, just watch out.

Link to the orignial post
https://themaurers.me/2017/01/25/fetisch-club-chez-maurer/

Simploring 2022 (1a) Grauland January 2022

After publishing my post about “Grauland January 2022” (read here) I had a conversation with JimGarand, owner and curator of Grauland. He told me that we both, Inara and I, have missed a part of his newest iteration. I added this part now at the end of my post …


Following Inara Pey’s blog I came across “Grauland” again. Inara just had published a new blogpost about “Grauland“: “Graulands’s tropical beauty in Second Life
I have visited Grauland in 2019 the first time (read here), three times in 2020 (read here, here and here) and twice in 2021, in April 2021 (read here) and in November 2021 (read here) . And every time it was different. Each redesign was worth a visit, as is this one!

Grauland January 2022 – overview and orientation map

The landing is in a quite big building that is built into the ground. You can walk outside and start your exploring tour. Right in front of the building you can get a jetski and have fun cruising around the island. I for my part went further inside first. Stairs lead you up into a hallway that is illuminated like a red light district and has a few benches to sit on. At the end of the hallway and after a few more steps upstairs you are in a Zen garden. The whole structure of the building is intriguing as you wonder about its purpose. Nonetheles ti fits way better into the environment as one might think on a first glance.

Grauland January 2022 – entrance building and Zen garden

I continue exploring Grauland and walked out of the entrance building to the agglomeration oc concrete blocks. These blocks became quite of an identifying element at Grauland in almost all iterations. Jim like to play with contrete elements and to place them into the landscape using them as a  landmark, as central element of landscaping. The blocks are located above a natural cave the the sea has carved our from the rocks.

Grauland January 2022 – the concrete blocks

Walking over the island is fun, there are plenty opportunities to sit, the palm trees and the vegetation offer nice views. I walked to the residential house that is fully furnished with style, has a lovely sun terrace and a pool and again nice places to sit and hang around either at the house itself or at the gazebo. I went to the beach and tried out some of the places to sit and watch the time pass by – very relaxing and enjoyable.

Grauland January 2022 – residential house, gazebo and beach

But there’s more to see and I’m not sure if I really saw all. The telephone booth at the beach with the single lamppost  is for sure outstanding. Birds have occupied it. And of course it makes no sense there, that’s the art – to place something and unexpected into the beach environment. The shark signs at the beach conjured a smile on my face. I saw all the empty inflatable mattresses on the sea and asked myself if the visitors have become shark food. Funny!

Grauland January 2022 – more impressions: the telephone booth, the shark sign, the Zen garden

What I missed during my fist visit was that the empty inflatable mattresses actually are a hint that the sun bathing visitors had become shark food. Good news is, that in Second Life you survive even being eaten by a shark *winks*. I returned yesterday for a second short visit….

A second visit to Grauland January 2022

I swam farther out in the bay and dived. There’s a quite colourful underwater world to be seen. And of course quite some sharks swim around peacefully, they must be sated. In the ship wreck I found a room with a bed, but I had not enough oxygen with me for a sleepover. So when you visit Grauland, don’t miss the sharks!

Grauland January 2022 – diving in the shark bay

JimGarand has once again re-invented Grauland and has returned to a design that reminds more of the former iterations of Grauland. It feels warm and sunny (great when it is grey and cold outside in RL) and offers great places to sit, fun activities (the jetski), art, wit and sharks. I enjoyed my visit again. Thank you Jim.

Landmark to Grauland
https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Liberia%20Isle/89/216/25
Grauland flickr
https://www.flickr.com/groups/4560078@N24/
Inara Pey’s blopost “Graulands’s tropical beauty in Second Life”
https://modemworld.me/2022/01/12/graulands-tropical-beauty-in-second-life/

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