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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Wed November 2nd, 2011, 10:00 am

Oh that's spooky Rebecca. One of my friends used to have - and may still have them - a couple of shop mannikins, and also just the head and shoulder figures of a couple of mannikins, in her main room - the heads especially looked really creepy just sitting there. I think they were theatrical props that she got from somewhere but eugh!
Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross

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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 » Thu November 3rd, 2011, 5:37 am

Watching sea lions play in the ocean.
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 rebecca » Sat November 5th, 2011, 2:40 am

lol Madeleine about your friends mannequins, they'd spook me for sure :eek: I don't know why but I particularly dislike the dolls that look so real. I find them spooky :eek: .

But other than that I like to fill up our little bird feeder and watch the sparrows fly down for a feed and a drink. :D that makes me happy.

Bec :)

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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue February 7th, 2012, 1:53 pm

Got a compliment from an online acquaintance about my book. I asked which one she was reading and she wrote back with a title I'd never heard of before. So I went to Google.

Apparently there's another author using the same name who writes erotic fiction. I'm not in a huff given that it's not my real name (and I doubt it's hers either) but I did research online before choosing it to make sure no one else was using it for writing.

Still, I find it a bit amusing to think of her fans picking up one of my books and being terribly disappointed. :D

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Post by DianeL » Fri February 10th, 2012, 1:43 am

LoveHistory: eep/hee! :D
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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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 » Tue April 10th, 2012, 9:00 pm

We went to York today and had a walk on the wall. Had to laugh when a woman said 'You'd think they'd have built a slipway from the wall to the station'. :rolleyes: Didn't she know what was built first??? :eek: LOL. Medieval wall, Victorian railway station, medieval wall, Victorian railway station??? There was a wall in Roman times but I don't think there is a lot left of it. But it's definitely medieval or slightly earlier.
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Post by DianeL » Tue April 10th, 2012, 11:30 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]We went to York today and had a walk on the wall. Had to laugh when a woman said 'You'd think they'd have built a slipway from the wall to the station'. :rolleyes: Didn't she know what was built first??? :eek: LOL. Medieval wall, Victorian railway station, medieval wall, Victorian railway station??? There was a wall in Roman times but I don't think there is a lot left of it. But it's definitely medieval or slightly earlier.[/quote]

That is genuinely funny!
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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