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Madeleine
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Posts: 5626
Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: "In the woods" by Tana French & The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon September 13th, 2010, 3:21 pm

[quote=""MLE""]Hello again. I'm guessing that the cellulitis you refer to is not the kind that makes the skin on one's thighs unsightly in old age, but confess I don't know what it might be.[/quote]

I had to look it up too! It's nothing to do with cellulite (the dreaded "orange peel" look), but a nasty skin condition. Have a look on Wiki, it doesn't look pleasant! :eek:
Currently reading "In the Woods" by Tana French & "The Winter Crown" by Elizabeth Chadwick

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Vanessa
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Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: The Catherine Howard Conspiracy by Alexandra Walsh
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 » Tue September 14th, 2010, 8:52 am

Welcome back, Stu. That doesn't sound very comfortable - I hope it's clearing up.
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

Carla
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Post by Carla » Tue September 14th, 2010, 4:22 pm

Welcome back, and get well soon!
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

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stu1883
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Location: I live in Bristol, England with my wife Nicki & our kittens Boomer & Magic
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Post by stu1883 » Wed September 15th, 2010, 1:18 pm

Thanks everyone - yes it was a bit nasty for a while but thanks to lots of antibiotics and creams/lotions and things to increase the integrity of my skin I may be on the road to recovery.

I had four lower leg infections (2 on each limb) in 6 months with the fourth one being serious enough for hospital admission which lasted 8 days.

So whats been going on whilst I've been away? Any gossip? :eek:

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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed September 15th, 2010, 2:34 pm

Well Lady Moppet has been pretty busy back in the 13th century...

RichardWarrenField
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Post by RichardWarrenField » Fri September 17th, 2010, 4:31 am

I look forward to being one of the new friends.

Richard Warren Field
http://www.richardwarrenfield.com/
http://www.richardwarrenfield.com/TheSwordsofFaith.htm
THE SWORDS OF FAITH, a unique novel about the "Third Crusade" (Richard the Lionheart and Saladin) that stresses tolerance between the faiths even during a time of great conflict.
Richard Warren Field's blog: http://creativeeccentric.wordpress.com

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