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Was Butterflylady, now Vanessa

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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Was Butterflylady, now Vanessa

Postby Vanessa » Thu August 28th, 2008, 7:59 am

Hello everyone!

Hurrah!!! I've found you again. I had a brainwave at midnight last night and googled 'Diamondlil' and Diamondlil's blog came up - bingo!!

What a shame that all the reviews and posts have been lost. :( It'll soon build up again, though. I belong to another site which kept crashing due to hackers. In the end they had to start a completely new board, but it's soon built up.

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Postby diamondlil » Thu August 28th, 2008, 9:14 am

Welcome back! You know, I had never thought of googling diamondlil!

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Location: Atlanta, GA

Postby amyb » Thu August 28th, 2008, 9:00 pm

Hey ButterflyLady!

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Location: Travelers Rest SC

Postby Leyland » Thu August 28th, 2008, 9:17 pm

Well done! I e-mailed Susan H (boswellbaxter) through her website about a day after the site went down to find out what was going on and then she graciously kept me informed when she had this one up. If I hadn't thought of that, then I hope I would have done the same as you did finding diamondlil!

And ... it's great that you did. Good to see you back.

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Location: Australia

Postby Melisende » Thu August 28th, 2008, 11:46 pm

Welcome Vanessa!
"For my part, I adhere to the maxim of antiquity: The throne is a glorious sepulchre."

Women of History

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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Fri August 29th, 2008, 10:02 am

Welcome back Vanessa - it will take a while to think of you as that.

Which reminds me: why have some people changed their nickname on this site compared to the old one? Is there some technical reason, or just a case of out with the old, in with the new?

Location: birmingham uk

Postby alice » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:44 pm

Hi everyone. Alice formerly known as ...er....Alice, back and reporting for duty. (Stands to attention and salutes). Good to see you all again. :D

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Postby diamondlil » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:52 pm

Hi Alice!

Glad you found us again.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat August 30th, 2008, 1:59 pm

Whoops! forgot to post a greeting, Vanessa. Hi.


Postby tsjmom » Sat August 30th, 2008, 7:30 pm

Glad you found it again! I did something similar - I went to her blog.

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