Gabrielle rezzed into Second Life on April 21, 2006 and moved to Caledon Tamrannoch, as one of its founding citizens, on June 6, 2006. She has lived/owned land in Caledon On Sea, Caledon Moors, Caledon Cay, Caledon Carntaigh and Caledon Penzance. She now makes her home in Caledon Carntaigh.
Gabrielle became the Duchess of Carntaigh on December 7, 2006 by virtue of "purchasing" Carntaigh, one of the first four void sims in Caledon.
Gabrielle is first cousin to the Duchess of Loch Avie, Eva Bellambi and a distant cousin to Lord Edward Pearse, Earl of Primbroke in the Court of Carntaigh. Her Grace is also referred to as "The Nightingale", as the chivalric order of the Court of Carntaigh is the Order of the Nightingale - l'ordre du Rossignol.
Gabrielle started her SL career as a Party Planner for Adam Curry's Podshow Palace. She threw Podshow's launch party in May 2006, with the assistance of several helpful and experienced SL residents, and a Podsafe Music Party in July 2006. Her next "job" was as a DJ at T1 Radio, as Second Life Radio Station. Her Caledon career began when she volunteered to provide music and commentary for the Caledon Halloween 2006 Ball.
In January 2007, she discussed the concept of a "Caledon Radio Station" with her friend Mr. Red Caliber, who became Radio Riel's cofounder. She announced the impending station on her first rezday, and launched the station on June 1, 2007.
Her Grace is noted as often being one half of the famous Duchess Sandwich.
Her Grace and her cousin Eva are often referred to as the Naughty Duchesses.
Gabrielle Riel's Blog - 
Radio Riel's Blog -