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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue May 18th, 2010, 6:44 pm

I'm in 12th century France, have just given birth and my husband is away fighting!
Currently reading "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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Post by Eigon » Thu May 20th, 2010, 8:49 pm

Not fiction, but at present I'm at the Siamese capital of Ayudhya in the seventeenth century, along with an English adventurer called 'Siamese' White, having spent a hazardous month or so travelling by sea and overland from Madras, dodging pirates, tigers, and leeches!

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Jemidar
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Post by Jemidar » Tue May 25th, 2010, 8:14 am

I'm in 16th century France with Catherine de Medici and am having a wonderful time :D .
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Post by Sharz » Tue May 25th, 2010, 2:47 pm

It's my wedding day to William the Bastard, Duke of Normandy.

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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Wed May 26th, 2010, 9:55 pm

Cape Wrath Lighthouse, Scotland.

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chuck
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Post by chuck » Wed May 26th, 2010, 11:44 pm

1947, North Platte Nebraska hitch hiking with Jack Kerouac....not HF....but have always loved this book and it got me into Progressive Jazz and thinking constructively.........

Chris Little
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Post by Chris Little » Thu May 27th, 2010, 12:10 am

On LRob's "Last Train from Cuernavaca" (Lucia St. Clair Robson) with a side trip to see Magic Celtics.

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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Sun June 6th, 2010, 4:49 pm

Moscow, 1811.

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Post by donroc » Sun June 6th, 2010, 5:29 pm

Researching 9th century Carolingian manners and mores.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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Susan
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Post by Susan » Sun June 6th, 2010, 6:03 pm

Misfit, I like your picture of Moscow!

Martinique, 1777 with Josephine. This is actually where she was born.

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