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by Tambo
Fri August 29th, 2008, 7:39 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 1127
Views: 51061

[quote=""xiaotien""]i am currently reading the unicorn
by iris murdoch. she's one of my
favorite authors. [/quote]

Someone at my local book group was raving about Iris Murdoch this week.

The Sea, The Sea I think it was, they were very much a fan of that one. Have you read it?
by Tambo
Fri August 29th, 2008, 7:32 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Headin' to Vegas!!
Replies: 9
Views: 935

Vegas is great.

Hope you have a couple of days off afterwards for recovery. :)
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 11:21 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Birthday list
Replies: 2
Views: 853

I have some candles you could use. :)
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1454
Views: 98118

[quote=""donroc""]I am in the middle of the Bubonic Plague in 17th century Amsterdam.[/quote]

Remember to wash your hands before you come back.
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 9:37 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: We're BAAACK!
Replies: 51
Views: 4832

[quote=""MLE""] Hope my avatar will cooperate.
M. (Lauren) E.[/quote]

I'm glad the llamas have escaped unscathed. They look well still.
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 9:34 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Member Ranks
Replies: 56
Views: 4697

[quote=""Susan""]Using the number of posts can also be problematic because people could post many posts just to move ahead in rank.[/quote] Not much to be gained by that kind of thing though. It's not like high post counts win prizes. I'm not a fan of the system you described, although it does has s...
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 9:28 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 1127
Views: 51061

I preordered with Amazon, and when they sent me a dispatch note e-mail yesterday it was a nice surprise (and I made sure I was in to meet the postie :) )

I thought the releae date was September 1st
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 8:39 pm
Forum: French Revolution
Topic: Anyone here interested in 1790s France and England?
Replies: 46
Views: 8556

I like the era, although I have been put off recently. My local book group read The Blackstone Key by Rose Melikan (an "adventure" novel set in 1790s England) Over 90% of us (myself included) found it incredibly dull. I think I need to cross the channel and have a little Dumas make things right again.
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1454
Views: 98118

I'm whittling arrowshafts in 13th century Mongolia.
by Tambo
Wed August 27th, 2008, 8:25 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 1127
Views: 51061

Conn Iggulden's Bones of the Hills, the 3rd volume of his Conqueror series arrived in the post this afternoon.

I'm getting stuck into that.

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