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by ejays17
Fri August 3rd, 2012, 8:52 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: 2012 London Olympics
Replies: 61
Views: 4277

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]What happened? SM[/quote] The fencer thought that she'd advanced to the gold medal match but the referee reset the clock from zero to 1 second, which meant that the opponent managed to score a "sudden-death" touch. She sat on the podium/match area (don't follow fencing, so apol...
by ejays17
Tue January 3rd, 2012, 7:34 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: So What Did Everyone Get?
Replies: 21
Views: 1283

Alisha - jealous in reciprocation of your necklace, it sounds gorgeous! And a unique thing too.

No photo of the chess set yet, waiting for the tree to come down before claiming that corner for the board set-up.
by ejays17
Fri December 30th, 2011, 7:43 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: The best thing today
Replies: 2019
Views: 117924

Have had the days between Christmas and New Years off work (company closure), so have had heaps of time to do housework & other neglected chores! The biggest accomplishment was tidying up the library - both SLOC and I have bought far too many books this year that have been lurking in heaps ready to ...
by ejays17
Mon December 26th, 2011, 10:04 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: So What Did Everyone Get?
Replies: 21
Views: 1283

[quote=""MLE""]My daughter had me, and I got back from the candlelight service to find that she had taken an assortment of family photos and done an entire wall of the dining room in a collage of coordinating frames and pictures! It looks great, and I couldn't think of any present I would rather hav...
by ejays17
Sun December 25th, 2011, 11:16 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 18
Views: 922

Happy Holiday Season to everyone! I hope that you have a lovely day doing whatever it is you do for the day/s. We went to my sister's place and had a loively lunch and a great time watching the kids excitment over their gifts. (a small question: why do they seem to be the most excited over an "after...
by ejays17
Sat November 12th, 2011, 7:40 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Looking for Authors
Replies: 14
Views: 2927

I'll have to go look up the Matchmaker books too - I've read quite a few of the Hamish Macbeth books, and some of the standalones, but didn't realise she wrote others as well.
by ejays17
Mon November 7th, 2011, 10:50 am
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: NaNo 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2016

I'm not doing NaNo properly - I'm just far too busy in November with everything else to devote all my "spare" time to writing, but SLOC and I are doing a modified version. We've made a deal to write at least 100 words a day - which he can do quite easily as he does write most days! But I've been goi...
by ejays17
Mon October 24th, 2011, 7:46 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?
Replies: 3275
Views: 195235

[quote=""LoobyG""]I quite liked Jane Eyre Bec, but I know what you mean - there's been so many productions, it's difficult to see what could be new about it. I thought it was incredibly atmospheric and quite spooky in places, Mia Wasikowska (pardon my spelling if it's wrong! :o ) as Jane was fab too...
by ejays17
Tue August 9th, 2011, 1:10 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Game of Thrones: Books
Replies: 364
Views: 31470

[quote=""rebecca""]ejays17 --"I can possibly help with someone's confusion as to whether there was 4 or 5 books published before A Dance with Dragons."....My favourite character's Jaime.." Thanks for the info....I have already orderd 'Dance with Dragons' which should arrive any day and I have only j...
by ejays17
Tue August 9th, 2011, 12:43 am
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: The Conqueror by Georgette Heyer
Replies: 22
Views: 2401

I read somewhere once - maybe in one of the critical works on her? - that Heyer didnt' like Simon the Coldheat at all, and wouldn't let it be republished once the inital print-run had finished. It wasn't republished until after she died - if I'm remembering things correctly, of course! It's also the...

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