The first ever LabourStart Labour Photo of the Year contest is open for voting. The judging panel have whittled down the many entries into just 5 contenders. Come check out the finalists in Reception on Union Island, where you can cast a vote for your favourite.
The winner and a selection of other entries will be [...]
Tanabata is an old Japanese custom practiced on 7 July each year. You think of your wishes for the coming year, and tie them to a bamboo, sharing them with everyone else. This year Tanabata time coincides with the G8 Summit in Japan, and Global Call for Action Against Poverty (the campaign formerly known as [...]
A great evening last night thanks to science fiction author Terrance Dicks, who came by Union Island to launch his new book “Revenge of the Judoon”. It’s an original Doctor Who novel, in the union-backed Quick Reads series, aimed at helping more people in the UK to start to enjoy reading for pleasure.
As May Day draws to a close on the GMT line in London, Union Island looks like a place that’s seen a party, with the stragglers heading off to bed, and debris to tidy up tomorrow. Many thanks to DJ Beta Bates, who gave us a great set for a great way to mark May [...]
A great May Day morning in Second Life. We’ve had visitors from all over the world – from the West of the USA to the East of Mongolia, taking in Russia, South Africa, Belgium, Spain and many more. Sessions this morning included Platoon Dukes from ver.di, discussing their campaign for a German minimum wage, a [...]