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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Mon January 5th, 2015, 9:34 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:I see what you mean about the mists now!

Also in Oslo, just before Xmas.


Stewart can really set the scene, can't she?
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue January 6th, 2015, 10:07 am

"Misfit" wrote:Stewart can really set the scene, can't she?


Yes she can, I must look up "whins" and find out what sort of vegetation they are. Just wiki'ed whin and it's a type of furze/gorse, and it's also a type of igneous basalt rock.
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Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue January 6th, 2015, 6:56 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Yes she can, I must look up "whins" and find out what sort of vegetation they are. Just wiki'ed whin and it's a type of furze/gorse, and it's also a type of igneous basalt rock.


Isn't it cool to be able to look those oddities up with a couple of clicks?
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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fljustice
Bibliophile
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Tue January 6th, 2015, 7:54 pm

At a ball in Pemberly. Oh my! A murder!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Tue January 6th, 2015, 8:34 pm

England and Scotland in the 18th and 20th centuries.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri January 9th, 2015, 12:10 pm

Now also in 17th century Amsterdam.
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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blueemerald
Reader
Location: Seattle, WA, USA

Postby blueemerald » Sun January 11th, 2015, 3:28 pm

Nestled around a campfire in the Forest of Dean. A traveler Taliesin has joined our small group and is telling us tales Tintagel, Arthur and adventures.

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sat January 24th, 2015, 5:02 pm

Now also on the fictional island of Combe, off the coast of Cornwall.
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Sat January 24th, 2015, 5:09 pm

Lansquenet, France making Easter plans for the chocolate shop.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri January 30th, 2015, 9:28 am

oh those chocolates, yum.

I'm now in the village of Three Pines, which is somewhere near Montreal.
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham


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