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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun April 4th, 2010, 1:53 am

I'm at the court of Elizabeth I in 1565, trying to keep dangerous secret safe.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Year That Changed Everything by Cathy Kelly
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

Postby Vanessa » Sun April 4th, 2010, 12:19 pm

I'm in New Zealand in the late 1890s, but just about to set off for California to try to find my husband whom I haven't seen for about 6 years.
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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sun April 4th, 2010, 12:44 pm

I'm currently in Forks, Washington, for my second visit.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed April 14th, 2010, 4:01 am

England, 1483, Richard, Duke of Gloucester has just usurped his nephew Edward V's throne, becoming Richard III.

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Wed April 14th, 2010, 10:03 am

Hiding behind a screen in the room of the Emperor's favourite in imaginary 8thC China. I am wearing some very spiffy garments of green silk that she has given to me (I'm a man).
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

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed April 14th, 2010, 2:16 pm

"Vanessa" wrote:I'm in New Zealand in the late 1890s, but just about to set off for California to try to find my husband whom I haven't seen for about 6 years.


How curious. It's 1891 and I'm about to land in New Zealand.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sun April 18th, 2010, 4:32 pm

Now in Volterra, Italy.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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Jemidar
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Location: Adelaide, Australia

Postby Jemidar » Tue April 20th, 2010, 7:00 pm

Normandy, 1120.

I have just decided against sailing for England on the White Ship, and will go on the King's ship instead.
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annis
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Postby annis » Tue April 20th, 2010, 7:07 pm

Good call!

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Jemidar
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Location: Adelaide, Australia

Postby Jemidar » Tue April 20th, 2010, 7:29 pm

Yes :D .

Fortunately, a fair heiress was disappointed that I would not be sailing on the same ship as she, because she was in need of comfort and strength for the voyage, and as she thought I could provide both, who was I to refuse such a pretty offer? :p .
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