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JoshuaKaitlyn
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Location: Manchester UK

Post by JoshuaKaitlyn » Sat September 25th, 2010, 9:04 pm

At home in Manchester (UK) wondering how come I didn't get a time machine like everyone else. ;)
Alea Jacta Est

annis
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Post by annis » Sat September 25th, 2010, 9:40 pm

Lol! It's all in the mind---

Speaking of alea jacta est - thanks to Mary Harrsch's review of "How to Mellify a Corpse", I now know that when Julius Caesar threw the dice to determine if he should cross the Rubicon, he was practicing a form of divination called cleromancy. The things you learn --

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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
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Sat September 25th, 2010, 10:47 pm

Aboard the Nautilis with Captain Nemo.
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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Leo62
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Post by Leo62 » Sat September 25th, 2010, 11:36 pm

Hanging out in first century Rome with some early Christians. They are more fun than you might think.
listen:there's a hell
of a good universe next door;let's go
ee cummings

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JoshuaKaitlyn
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Location: Manchester UK

Post by JoshuaKaitlyn » Sun September 26th, 2010, 9:07 am

[quote=""Leo62""]Hanging out in first century Rome with some early Christians. They are more fun than you might think.[/quote]

Yeah! I think it's called 'Hide and Seek!' or should that be 'Hide and Shriek!' :)
Alea Jacta Est

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Sun September 26th, 2010, 12:58 pm

Paris, France. In Bonnie Prince Charlie's bed ;) :o :rolleyes:
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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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Sun September 26th, 2010, 1:05 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Paris, France. In Bonnie Prince Charlie's bed ;) :o :rolleyes: [/quote]

Have fun! :D
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 Misfit » Sun September 26th, 2010, 1:31 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Have fun! :D [/quote]

At least we were fruitful and appear to have multiplied :D
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

princess
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Location: Scotland

Post by princess » Sun September 26th, 2010, 9:12 pm

Copenhagen, 1770, with my insane husband!!!
Currently reading: The Poisoned Pilgrim: A Hangman's Daughter Tale by Oliver Potzsch

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Sun September 26th, 2010, 9:50 pm

I'm in 1943 in Augusta Falls with my ex-teacher.
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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