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by Nickie
Sun September 18th, 2011, 7:24 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: 25th Anniversary Concert of Phantom
Replies: 3
Views: 760

25th Anniversary Concert of Phantom

Is anybody going to see the show(s) on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of October? Being a huge fan of Lloyd-Webber's music and having seen the Phantom for so many times (in London, New York, Scheveningen en Antwerp) I felt I could not miss this special performance and tried to buy tickets. I managed, a...
by Nickie
Sun September 18th, 2011, 7:20 am
Forum: Historical Romance
Topic: Who are your favorite romance authors??
Replies: 98
Views: 21018

I like to read romances by Sabrina Jeffries, Mary Jo Putney, Kathryn Caskie and Teresa Medeiros. The last three ladies are wonderful persons, who are friendly towards someone they don't know, and when my mother died Teresa even send her condolences.
by Nickie
Mon August 29th, 2011, 9:49 am
Forum: Historical Mystery
Topic: Paul Doherty
Replies: 16
Views: 5471

I've read all his Egyptian novels, and must say I like them. Once in a while, I read a Hugh Corbett one, but my preference goes to the afore mentioned series. I also know that Paul Doherty is a nice guy, as I did an interview with him some years ago. He even sent me a signed book for my birthday tha...
by Nickie
Mon July 11th, 2011, 9:59 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: 11th July
Replies: 1
Views: 464

11th July

In years past, July 11th meant something for Flanders. It was the day the common folk, under the leadership of butchers Jan Breydel and Willem de Koninck fought against the French army and won! This battle was called the Battle of the Golden Spurs (De Guldensporen Slag). Now July is the national hol...
by Nickie
Tue July 5th, 2011, 9:34 am
Forum: E-Readers and E-Book Issues
Topic: A Kindle Question
Replies: 8
Views: 976

I also have a Kindle, and use the 3G version. It's not all that expensive, especially as the euro is doing great against the dollar. As everything is very expensive in Belgium, we don't care to pay 150,00 € for something. We think that's cheap. I find it easy to shop and download the books immediate...
by Nickie
Sat July 2nd, 2011, 1:56 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Well, dear friends, I'm off!
Replies: 15
Views: 1434

Do enjoy your trip! I once visited Alaska on a cruise from Vancouver. Had a great time!

by Nickie
Fri July 1st, 2011, 5:49 am
Forum: French Revolution
Topic: Anyone here interested in 1790s France and England?
Replies: 46
Views: 9000

As I just love history, the French revolution and the Napoleontic era are within my interest. As a matter of fact, I plan part three of my Medici Diamonds trilogy in that timeframe. The first part start early in the 18th century, while part two (which I'm about to start) sits around the middle of th...
by Nickie
Thu June 30th, 2011, 5:42 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie from Belgium
Replies: 17
Views: 1372

I live in Dendermonde, Carine. And I went to university in Ghent.
by Nickie
Wed June 29th, 2011, 8:12 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Returning adventurer
Replies: 25
Views: 1574

Hello to you Manda, and nice to get to know you. I'm a newbie here, so I don't know everyone yet. I've just begun to read The White Queen by Philippa Gregory, and the story really takes to you. I did read a couple of her other books (The Other Boleyn Girl, The Queen's Fool) and liked them. She bring...
by Nickie
Wed June 29th, 2011, 5:22 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie from Belgium
Replies: 17
Views: 1372

Hello Alisha! The spelling of that place in Austria is Sell-am-See. Indeed, it's a great place, but if you ever have the chance you should visit Scuol in Switzerland. It's not well known, but the village has a bunch of farm houses dating back to the 16th century, and I have actually lived in one for...

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