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chuck
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Post by chuck » Tue October 13th, 2009, 3:40 pm

With Captain Horatio Hornblower on the Frigate "Lydia" off the coast of Spain

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Catherine Delors
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Post by Catherine Delors » Tue October 13th, 2009, 4:35 pm

Just left Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890, in the footsteps if Van Gogh...

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "In the woods" by Tana French & The Winter Secret by Lulu Taylor
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Post by Madeleine » Wed October 14th, 2009, 3:43 pm

Gone back a further 20 years or so (1860 approx) and now in Suffolk.
Currently reading "In the Woods" by Tana French & "The Winter Secret" by Lulu Taylor

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Catherine Delors
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Post by Catherine Delors » Wed October 14th, 2009, 4:26 pm

Back in Paris in 1800 for the copyedits of my 2nd novel. :)

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Nefret
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Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Post by Nefret » Thu October 15th, 2009, 4:11 am

In the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Learning how the pyramids were built. (NF)

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Post by diamondlil » Thu October 15th, 2009, 8:19 am

In Washington, learning about all the Masonic imagery in the city.
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Catherine Delors
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Post by Catherine Delors » Thu October 15th, 2009, 8:23 am

Oh, I see, Diamondlil... And your impressions so far??

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Post by diamondlil » Thu October 15th, 2009, 8:27 am

Yah...well. Okay. I haven't been swept away so far, and I am pretty sure that he includes most things that he finds in the storyline any way he can. We'll see.
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Edith Wharton

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Catherine Delors
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Post by Catherine Delors » Thu October 15th, 2009, 8:42 am

I look forward to your review once you are done! I read Maureen Dowd's in the NYT and was really amused.

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Post by Susanna Kearsley » Mon October 19th, 2009, 12:50 am

I'm currently in Paris, plotting to assassinate Charles de Gaulle...

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