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Post by Leo62 » Tue March 10th, 2009, 1:05 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]We're not too far away from each other then! :) [/quote]

In space, if not in time ;)

Are you reading Mistress of the Art of Death by any chance? :D

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Post by Madeleine » Tue March 10th, 2009, 7:55 pm

[quote=""Leo62""]In space, if not in time ;)

Are you reading Mistress of the Art of Death by any chance? :D [/quote]

Yup! :) Just started it, and have got past the mediaeval catheter scene! :eek:

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Post by EC2 » Tue March 10th, 2009, 7:59 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Yup! :) Just started it, and have got past the mediaeval catheter scene! :eek: [/quote]

LOL! And what a miraculous recovery!
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Telynor » Wed March 11th, 2009, 11:36 am

[quote=""Telynor""]In Kenya, where a Carmelite nun is giving birth to a pair of twin boys.[/quote]

[quote=""Vanessa""]Both, I would imagine! ;) :D

Sounds a naughty nun to me.[/quote]

Well, the story is unfolding ina very interesting way; she's not necessarily bad or naughty, just got caught up in an awkward situation. I'm bouncing between this one and a biography at the moment.

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Post by Mello » Thu March 12th, 2009, 12:08 am

Pau in Navarre. I had a fair idea where it was, but I just googled it to make sure.

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Post by diamondlil » Thu March 12th, 2009, 2:42 am

I am in a bit of a pickle in Crete. I have just been sold off as a slave to a notorious pirate lord.
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Post by tsjmom » Fri March 13th, 2009, 11:48 pm

1745 Scottish Highlands trying to get back to 1945 Scotland/England ('Outlander').

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Post by Nefret » Sat March 14th, 2009, 4:34 am

Egypt during the Victorian Age. (With Amelia Peabody.)

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat March 14th, 2009, 4:35 am

NY 2060, a cop has been murdered and Eve Dallas is on the case.

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat March 14th, 2009, 5:19 am

I'm in Verona and loving it.

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