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EC2
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Post by EC2 » Mon July 19th, 2010, 2:44 pm

I am a guy called Zachary now and I am being persuaded by my native shipmates to try 'Champoo' on my hair.
Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh
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

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Post by Nefret » Mon July 19th, 2010, 4:20 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Have just been named Empress of all the Russias after having deposed my vile, mad husband.[/quote]

Congrats! And I wish to try that soon.
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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emr
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Post by emr » Mon July 19th, 2010, 4:51 pm

Paris 1800, I'm a chief inspector with many problems.
And I cant stop reading :D
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Post by Misfit » Mon July 19th, 2010, 9:22 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Congrats! And I wish to try that soon.[/quote]

Almost done, and I have enjoyed it a lot. Review is almost finished but then I have to polish off the book in case I missed something. :D
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Mon July 19th, 2010, 11:08 pm

I hope to be going to France soon. Visiting a Count.
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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Post by cw gortner » Tue July 20th, 2010, 1:50 am

I'm in the ruined abbey of Whitby, being accosted by a gorgeous, very big wolf.
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN


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Post by Jemidar » Tue July 20th, 2010, 5:51 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Congrats! And I wish to try that soon.[/quote]

Deposing your vile, made husband?? :eek: :D
Jenny

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Tue July 20th, 2010, 6:27 pm

[quote=""Jemidar""]Deposing your vile, made husband?? :eek: :D
[/quote]

No... becoming Empress of Russia. :rolleyes: :p
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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Post by Susanna Kearsley » Thu July 22nd, 2010, 2:15 pm

I'm in Lavinium, making burial arrangements for my husband Aeneas and trying not to let anyone see that my world, like my heart, has just fallen to pieces.

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Post by annis » Sun July 25th, 2010, 2:58 am

Facing a charge of Celtic warriors - gulp!

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Currently re-reading a bit of Simon Scarrow as a palliative for too much Flaubert!

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