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Greetings From the Fens of Lincolnshire

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David Castle
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Greetings From the Fens of Lincolnshire

Post by David Castle » Sun December 14th, 2008, 10:25 am

Boy, it's cold out here. The pheasants are lighting bonfires, and the rabbits are wearing wax jackets.

I'm David and I write Historical Fiction, now there's a surprise. I'm published with YouWriteOn and I'm a member over there. Greetings to you all. David

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Post by pat » Sun December 14th, 2008, 10:42 am

Hello David and a big welcome!

I used to live in Cambridgeshire before I moved to the sun, and often went to Lincolnshire in my youth....but we wont go into that now!

We are a friendly bunch, there are writers and readers and those that want to write! I fall into the last two catagories!
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Post by diamondlil » Sun December 14th, 2008, 10:54 am

Hi David and welcome to the boards!
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Post by Perdita » Sun December 14th, 2008, 10:59 am

Hi David, welcome from a fellow YWO member!

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Post by EC2 » Sun December 14th, 2008, 1:04 pm

Hi David and welcome to the forum.
Yes, the Fens can be mortal cold. We went to Crowland Abbey the other spring and just about froze in our tracks due to wind chill!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal


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Post by Misfit » Sun December 14th, 2008, 1:59 pm

Hi and greetings from very very cold (27 F!!) Seattle.

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Post by Susan » Sun December 14th, 2008, 2:50 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Hi and greetings from very very cold (27 F!!) Seattle.[/quote]

I noticed how cold it was for Seattle this morning. I have the weather for where my kids live (daughter in Seattle and son in Alexandria, Virginia) on my Yahoo home page. Strangely, it is going to be warmer in New Jersey this week (61 F tomorrow although it is 26 F right now) than it is going to be is Seattle. My daughter arrives Thursday evening for the holidays to a "warm" 46 F!
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Post by Madeleine » Sun December 14th, 2008, 2:56 pm

Hi David and welcome, haven't been to Lincolnshire but I've been to the Cambridgeshire Fens and they're pretty chilly too, that wind cuts right through you!

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun December 14th, 2008, 3:48 pm

Hi David, and welcome. All of you remind me why I live in the Bay Area of California.

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Post by Vanessa » Sun December 14th, 2008, 4:56 pm

Hi David

Hello and welcome! Hope you enjoy it here.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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