Backflash January 2020 – Domme a Domme (January 10th, 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.
Eight years ago, in January 2012, I wrote a post about “Domme a Domme”, it was the 100th post in this blog. I sorted it under the category “Exploring sims in Second Life”. There was just one single picture in this post. Club Domme a Domme has changed a lot ever since, gone through several full refurbishments and moved. Mistress Jenny and I still visit it quite often, although it is mostly a S&M (Stand & Model) nowadays. But the concept is still the same and sometimes there’s also something going on.
Here’s the post from January 10th, 2012:

Domme a Domme

I can not remember exactly how I found Domme a Domme (DaD), but as far as I remember it was a group that I joined as Yasmin has been a member and it was not free to join it. It was a small select group of Dommes that met to explore their secret side once in a while or just to escape from the pressures of being domme. At first it was my  personal retreat and I didn’t take Jenny there for a long time. And I had some nice experiences with Leighrayne Ninetails and others. The first club house was a small house with a limited number of props. As the group developed it was time to get a bigger plot and the group moved to Long Lost Bay.

The plot there consisted of a landing zone next to a lounge and some small traps. There was a club house with private dancing and some other buildings that Mina kept on developing. Leigh provided the main attraction and a lot of  banter was going on in IM. DaD was a good place to visit but then more and more people mainly stood around the landing area and did not explore anymore. There were also a lot of dommes looking to break everybody they saw and some of the stand offs and banter became humerous.

Quite recently a lot of work has been done to develop DaD into an urban area around a courtyard. There is a museum, a diner and some areas to RP in but the main meeting place is still at the main square.  Nowadays you will encounter a mixture of dommes and subs although subs are requested to not actively search for an owner there. The balance of people is similar to the way Stonehaven used to be when the patio there was a great place to visit, watch, have some banter or make friends.

So although you may feel a little frustrated at first that nothing is happening, just say hello to everybody and very soon you will begin to make friends.  That’s how I met people there, people who got close to me or were close to me for a while – and three of them are collared members of the Eurobrats today.

Beware some of the traps are cruel so keep your relay on ask unless you have a friend to rescue you close by.

P.S.: This is the 100th post on this blog 🙂

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Some further remarks:
The three above mentioned members of the Eurbrats, who I met first at club Domme a Domme and who became our collared slaves were Dana (Dana Drezelan), tittia (Mistress Cuttita) and Delilah (Delilah Ormidale). We miss Delilah since June 2014. slave Dana is still arouned and we still see her every once in a while although she’s not our collared slave anymore. tittia is also still around and se see her and are in touch with her.
Leighrayne Ninetails is the founder of the Domme a Domme group and care about it and about it’s home ever since. Thank you, Leigh!

Link to the original post:
https://themaurers.me/2012/01/10/domme-a-domme/
Landmark to the current club Domme a Domme
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Darkadia/174/74/90

Art in Second Life (3) La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020

Yesterday, Wednesday, January 22nd, La Maison d’Aneli had the opening of another joined exhibition of several artists. Aneli Abeyante features Quadrapop Lane at “La Serre” and Adwehe, Anadonne, DekabristMouse, Kara Mellow, Eylinea and her own art at the main gallery. Once again I visited the exhibition before the official opening, as I couldn’t attend the opening itself.
The exhibition will stay opened until February 18th.

I started my tour in the main gallery with the art of Eylinea. She quite new to Second Life and explores for herself a broad variety of artistic possibilities in Second Life: painting, photography, sculpture and even soon tattoo creation. At La Maison d’Aneli she shows some permanently changing geometrical displays that reminded me of Spirograph

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Eylinea

Violaine (anadonne) is in Second Life for 3 years now. Her pictures at La Maison d’Aneli are mostly abstract. Some of them look like maps coloured in different tones of one colour, in other pictures you recognize parts of human bodies. Violaine’s pictures are displayed in groups that belong to one theme each.

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Violaine (anadonne)

Mouse (dekabristmouse), a russian art student likes furry, space and fallout themes. He runs a shop for space, ground and water vehicles and for furry mods. At his corner at La Maison d’Aneli he displays drawing of furries and fantasy arts with characters created by himself. One wall shows drawings in black and white, one wall shows coloured drawings.

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Mouse (dekabristmouse)

Aneli Abeyante, who runs La Maison d’Aneli, has her own corner in the exhibtion this time again. Aneli creates objects in 2D and 3D, colourful, steadily moving, and with particular light effects. Aneli writes about herself:
I love geometry and mathematics. So after much practice, I managed to clear structures and shapes. In reality I practice painting, I do not have precise style but I always seek harmonization.
At her corner we see geometrical shapes with blue as the dominating colour. Most of the displays as constantly changing, my pictures are just snapshots.

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Aneli Abeyante

At La Maison d’Aneli Kara Mellow presents his art around the themes “Brain” and “Pink, the new Black”. The notecard with the artist biography reads as follows:
Kara Mellow is considered one of the greatest truglucists of all time. He creates beautiful emptiness out of ugly plenitude. As a confessed Obliviousonist he likes cheese in words and he hates Siri. The latency of this love-hate binomial is more than evident in his work yet to be done, like “March”, Mellow’s favorite month and, at same time, his second most hated synced motion.

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Kara Mellow

His art is quite intriguing and he likes to provoke and to exaggerate. I like in particular his “Petflix” corner where you can kneel down for binge watching the void.

Adwehe is quite new in Second Life. At La Maison d’Aneli Adwehe created a room mainly filled with 3D objects in different geometrical forms. You can climb up on them or sit on spheres and become part the art yourself. At the walls some pictures are displayed. Adwehe seems to like ladders.

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Adwehe

I ended my visit at La Maison d’Aneli visiting the seperate art space “La Serre” which features Quadrapop Lane.
Quadrapop has been building in Second Life since 2007. In RL Quadrapop has a background in Art History and Graphic Design and is a mixed media artist.
Fascinated by the possibilities that virtual creation provides for the artist, Quadrapop focused on those aspects that are least like physical real life. Utilising phantom prims, alpha textures, one way transparency, flexible prims, lack of gravity, and the lighting and surface effects created by projected lights when combined with normal and specular layers, quadrapop creates contemplative abstractions that are not possible (or very difficult/costly) to create in RL.
(taken from the artists notecard)

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Quadrapop Lane

You enter a colourful space filled with light. I had the impression of being in the control room of a spaceship. Everywhere you look you see different colours, different objects. Quadrapop plays with light and effects and with the transparancy of phantom objects. There’re two levels at “La Serre” connected by a spiral staircase. And there’s a teleport pad that leads you to a labyrinth made of transperent coloured walls and surrounded by something that could be the space – or just abstract art. It was fun exploring and experiencing it.

La Maison d’Aneli January/February 2020 – Quadrapop Lane’s Labyrinth

La Maison d’Aneli is owned by Aneli Abeyante. Through her gallery she brings together all forms of creativity in RL and SL and the featured artists come from around the globe. Aneli’s intention is to “put her gallery in the service of artists, so that the world can be better, exchanges and meetings probably contribute even though it seems to be particles.
Thank you Aneli for another great exhibition and thank you to all artists. The current exhibition runs until February 18th. Enjoy your visit, if you go there yourself.

Landmark to La Maison d’Aneli
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Oak%20Park/101/136/3502

Simploring 2020 (6) Kindred Spirit

For my simploring trip on Tuesday, January 7th, I picked Kindred Spirit from scoop.it SL Destinations. Kindred Spirit is an andult homestead owned and created by Bart Bader, a builder and photographer.

Kindred Spirit is a wonderful fantasy world, full of romantic spots to sit, dream and cuddle, full of beautiful kitschy backgrounds as well as just amazingly beautiful backgrounds – well, Kitsch is something quite subjective and it also depends on our mood how we see things. In addition you find some art objects, in particular from Mistero Hifeng.

Kindred Spirit – overiew

Kindred Spirit consists of 2 islands and a white fantasy world a bit offshore. The landing is at the end of one of the two islands and you can follow a path from there over the 2 islands to the white fantasy world. You should look left and right of the path to see all the hidden spots to enjoy. I gave some of it names just to mark them in the overview.

At the landing spot is a board with the adress of the flickr group. Right now, in January Bart started a photo contest. You just have to join the group (for free) and to post your pictures in the Kindred Spirit flickr group. And right at the landing point I found some lovely spots to take pictures. I didn’t play a lot with the windlicht setting but I can imagine that the moon sculpture can will make a great object as a backgroud at night. The glowing flowers, the unicorns, the trees with their illumination and the deers also fit nicely into a fantasy background. The gazebo suits for a lovely bed surrounded by the pillars of the gazebo and tall trees.

Impressions of Kindred Spirit (1) – aorund the landing point, flowers and unicorns (upper left), the moon sculpture (upper right), the fountain (lower left) and the gazebo (lower right)

After crossing the bridge and entering the second island you reach the pear house which stands out with it yellow colour. The pear house is furnished inside and is furnished very romantic inside. I personally like the swing seat in the bedroom upstairs.

Impressions of Kindred Spirit (2) – pear house

Close to the pear house is a pier where you can sit and enjoy the environment and watch some swans swimming. The old ballroom building is a bit hidden under big trees. Inside it offers places to sit and a bathtube.

Impressions of Kindred Spirit (3) – pier and ballroom

I continued my simploring tour at Kindred Spirit and came to a ruin with a sculpture that I easily recognized as being created by Mistero Hifeng (it’s named Bella – che ci importa del mondo). The ruins are another great spot for taking pictures. And looking around I noticed another spot to sit and cuddle up in a tree.

Impressions of Kindred Spirit (4) – around the piano

If you further follow the path you get to the “White Fantasy”. You find yourself admist white illumiated trees, fantasy flowers, benches and beds to cuddle, art pieces of Mistero Hifeng. You literally walk over the water following a path made of white stones. At the corner is a treehouse from where you overlook the white fantasy and the 2 islands. But you can also decide to enjoy the “Wedding bed”. I named it wedding bed as I can imagine the Kindred Spirit would be a perfect place for a wedding.

Impressions of Kindred Spirit (5) – White fantasy , upper right is Mistero Hifeng’s “Dream V2”, lower left is Mistero Hifeng’s “E rubero’ per te la Luna”

Impressions of Kindred Spirit (6) – White Fantasy, tree house, wedding bed and balloon with swing seat

Kindred Spirit is a very well made fantasy sim, very romantic and a perfect place to sit and dream or to spend some time of togetherness with your loved one. And of course it is a great place for those who like taking pictures (like myself). Thank you Bart Bader for creating this beautiful spot and in particular for sharing it publicly.

Landmark to Kindred Spirit
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Kindred%20Spirit%202/43/59/29
Flickr page Bart Bader
https://www.flickr.com/photos/159802893@N04/
Kindred Spirit grou Flickr page (also for the January Photo challenge)
https://www.flickr.com/groups/14608768@N20/pool/with/49295957336/

Diary 2018 (200) December 28th – A varied day in control

Saturday, December 28th, became very different and not at all as I expected it to be. I was inworld early in the afternoon and intended to go on a simploring tour. But the place I picked was not acessible and two other places I visted didn’t turn out being good enough for a simploring tour.

In Spring 2019 I had abandoned our “Maurer’s Loft”, the place I got from Linden Labs with my premium membership. Linden Lab had new houseboats and houses on a new continent name Bellerisma and I wanted to get one of those instead, because they offer more prims and look way better. It turned out that I couldn’t get one as they were sold out way too quickly.
Since that day I had tried to get one – in vain. I admit that I might have not tried hard enough or lost patience – anyway, on Saturday I got a new house. That changed my plans and I began to get familiar with the new “Maurer’s loft”.
Mistress Jenny came inworld and I showed her the new place. Then I took her with me as I had to take advantage of my green light. I took her to “Angel of Pain”, the successor sim of Angel’s BDSM island of Pain that had closed recently. And I enjoyed having my way with Mistress. I enjoyed my control and made it very clear that I wan’t give up my claim on her ever!

December 28th: Diomita with Mistress Jenny at “Angel of Pain”

When I was done with her I took Mistress to club Domme a Domme to expose her – and of course I tied her up!

December 28th: Diomita with Mistress Jenny at “Angel of Pain” and at club Domme a Domme

Mistress Jenny had to leave to tend to her RL and I went back to the new “Maurer’s Loft” and began furnishing it. It turned out that the new house was nice and yes it had more free prims but it was quite small, too small. When I had finished furnishing I looked around and saw other houses nearby that offered way more space. Spontaneously I took all furniture back into my inventory and and abandoned the new place again. That was not that smart as again, I didn’t get offered a house again. Just the houseboats were available and after looking at them, they were too small either.

December 28th: The first new Maurer’s Loft that I gave up again

I spent 2 hours with refreshing the page with the houses for permium members before I got another house offered – and it was even smaller than the one I had before *sighs*. I gave that up immediately and tended to my RL.
I returned early at night and this time I was lucky finally! I got a nice house offered and took it. YAY! I furnished it quickly and took a few pictures. It has 6 rooms and we will have a lot of space in it. It is our (not so secret) hideaway, a place for particular moments of togetherness as well as a place to take a slave to to have a conversation out of character. This new Maurer’s Loft, I called it Maurer’s loft 2.0, might become even more useful as we have some prims and space left over.

December 28th: Maurer’s Loft 2.0

When Mistress Jenny came inworld I showed her the new Maurer’s Loft. Mistress seems to like it. This was already a successful day!
After exploring our new hideaway a bit we went home and met slave Flo and Luci. We took them to Mesmerize Dungeon where we spend a good time. Mistress allowed Luci to manipulate her cuffs so that we get access to them all the time. And later a sub named Dove approached us at Mesmerize Dungeon. She had called me two days before and outlined her desires of total helplessness. We do get many of these applications. But Dove seemed to be nice and polite and hence Mistress Jenny decided to give her a chance. When we went back home, Luci and Dove both had given up control to us to some extent. And slave Flo? I teased her and she had her fun as well. She enjoyed her break before getting wrapped up in latex again.

But the night was not over yet. Having a green light I had to make the most of it and I took Mistress to the annex of our skybox and made her licking me. Yes, it is just “pixel”-sex but with the right person and with the connection Mistress and I have, it is particular and we can almost feel it physically. I enjoyed it!

December 28th: Mistress Jenny serving her owner Diomita

What a day!

Happy New Year 2020 and some stats and findings about this blog (2019 in review)


In 2019 I succeeded again to have an entry for every day. Blogging daily is a challenge as there’re days with not that much to report. In addtion, I’m not able to write every day due to other obligations and vacation. Hence I always have some posts on stock and I try to pile up a few more, when I’m off for a few days.
In 2019 there were about 200 diary entries and 130 simploring reports. Over all the blog grew by 372 new posts bringing the total archive of this blog to 1,850 posts.
As taking pictures is one of my passions in SL and storage space is not free, I also changed the way I publish my pictures and grouped them to save space. When you click the pictures you can see them a bit larger. I also post the pictures on deviant art (Diomita Maurer at Deviant art). There you get the pictures in a higher resultion. In total I took more than 11,000 (!) pictures on Second Life in 2019.

In 2019 more than 13,000 people visited our blog compared to 10,000 in 2018 – more than 1,000 visitors per month! Just the number of clicks declined the first time since this blog exists from 53,000 in 2018 to 44,000 in 2019. In 2018 we had a few days with thousands of clicks (by only one person, I assume) resulting in an average of 5.3 clicks per visit. In 2019 each visitor made “only” 3.3 clicks.
The average daily clicks were quite stable in 2019 with 120 clicks a day. Most clicks came from the US (9,500), Germany (9,000) and the UK (2,900). The statistics show that in total people from over 130 (!) countries visited our blog. Also the number of followers increased to over 180! Many thanks to all friends, readers and followers.
Most found our blog coming from search engines (6,900), from Facebook (2,200), from scoop.it SL Destinations (1,250) (that’s from where I often pick my simploring destinations) and deviantart.com (1,500). Again not only the new blog entries attract readers, there’re also some “evergreens”. The Top 5 Posts in 2019 were

1. Enjoying Bondage June 2016 – June 2016 – 287 clicks – ranked 1st in 2018
2. Kara Bound – 280 clicks – April 2014 – also ranked 2nd in 2018
3. Simploring 2019 (121) A NYC Christmas – December 2019 – 217 clicks
4. The Victorian Corest Story – Part II – 178 clicks – March 2017 (written by slave Flo) – ranked 3rd in 2018
5. Simploring 2019 (49) HoPe – 147 clicks – April 2019

This blog contains a lot of memories for Mistress Jenny and me and for the people close to us in Second Life. It started as a little diary to keep up with all the things happening around us in Second Life and has grown with time. In the meanwhile I read back myself often to look up a date or to check if I came across a place already before. I introduced a new series in 2019, the “Backflash of the month”. 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 this 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.

The diary entries became also more personal and you could follow how my submission to Mistress Jenny kept growing deeper and became natural for me, but you could also follow how much I enjoy to have her as my sub, as my property during my green lights. She’s still and will always be owned by me as well.

I still have fun writing and it’s my intention to continue daily, if I find the time for it. Considering how much of our free time in real life is spent in this virtual world it makes sense to keep the memories like you do in real life. The memories are real and they stay vivid and present this way.
That we attract so many readers who follow our ways in SL makes me happy and keeps me motivated.

Thanks again for reading and following my and our blog.
Have a great year 2020 in SL and in RL, stay healthy!
Diomita Maurer

Diary 2019 (198) December 23rd-25th Christmas in Second Life

Christmas in Second Life is particular. Most people are offline and spend their free time with their families in RL. And so does Mistress Jenny and I and our SL family and friends. I had an invitation in RL on Monday, December 23rd, and was not inworld at all. And on Christmas Eve, December 24th, I celebrated in RL. My inworld times were very reduced but I met with Kitty in the morning, I met Mistress Jenny in the afternoon and I met slave Gwendi late at night. I was nice to spend some time with my family in SL as well, very relaxed and in this particular Christmas mood.

December 24th – Christmas Eve in Second Life: Diomita with Kitty / Mistress Jenny and Diomita at Heavy Bondage Club and dancing on the roof of our skybox / Diomita with slave Gwendi at Mesmerize Dungeon

On Christmas day, December 25th, I got some time inworld in the morning and used it for a simploring tour. In the afternoon I met with Mistress Jenny, Angelique and slave Gwendi and we played a skipee. It was a close game and hence it was fun. We all enjoyed to wind down before we headed back to our families in RL.

December 25th – Christmas Day in Second Life: Mistress Jenny, Angelique, slave Gwendi and Diomita playing skipee / Mistress Jenny and Diomita at home in our skybox / Diomita with slave slut cecy and Ann at Psi’s realm

When I returned later at night I was alone first and went on another simploring tour. I shortened the tour when slave slut cecy came inworld. She was locked up at home and I took her with me to Psi’s realm. It was quite crowded there and Ann also came by. We spent some time watching and I teased slave slut cecy before I left her leashed at Psi’s, when it was bedtime for me.

Backflash December 2019 – Season Greetings (December 4th, 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 this 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 December 2019, I scrolled 7 years back to December 2012 and found a post about our home and about our friend Argi. Argi came to us during a roleplay in which we caught her and kept her as out victim for some weeks. For some reason Argi was reluctant and resisted being collared by us and her resistance is ongoing up until today. The collar issue is a regular tease when we’re with Argi nowadays. She has become a close friend of ours. She’s kind of the union representative for the slaves, always fighting for them in a playful way. And all Maurers like to cuddle with Argi or at least to hug her. Also in a playful manner we call her Princess or Argichen. Argi has also a talent for invention new words in English or mixing words from different languages. And she’s always entertaining and can liven up any group of people.

The post “Seasol Greeetings” is quite short. I didn’t write as much as I do nowadays and I didn’t post that often. What you can see is how our home has changed with the years. Back in 2012 it all looked quite more basic. Also the graphic quality has increased a lot since 2012. I don’t get tired to say how much Second Life has also changed to the upside. We take the progress way to much as granted.

We still decorate our home for the season every year. And the gazebo that you see in this post is still the one we use today. We also alyes have the ice rink and some other smaller deco items, which accompanied us for many many years. Here’s the post:

Season Greetings

Another year turns to its end. It has become a nice tradition that we have some snow in SL in December until New Year. So we continue this tradtion. For us a familiar view in the meanwhile. For those new to us…well …. we have a “guest” right now, Argi Boa,  since a few weeks who is definitively freezing just by seeing snow in SL. We do have fun with her complains about the snow and her way wrapping up herself in the thickest clothes available.
We have decorated the house and prepared the ice rink. So at least here we do have a lovely winter holiday scenery.

We wish you all a great Advent season looking forward to some more quiet days around christmas and New year.
Love from Diomita & Jenny

20121204 Winter at Eurobrats_HQ_001

 

Link to the original post
https://themaurers.me/2012/12/04/season-greetings-2/

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