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Forum: Events Board Aug 14 2014, 06:51 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Worldcon 2014 in London: Loncon3

Sorry to hear that Peter.

but ................ I'm here and it's looking to be a good one already. :)
Forum: Events Board May 12 2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Mail from Jody Lynn Nye

Me too please Hans.

I was looking forward to meeting up with Jody and Todd again, might even have a couple more - my friend Barbara (she was Tixylix on AMCF) will be there too.
Forum: Events Board Feb 14 2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Worldcon 2014 in London: Loncon3

Have seen on the list of people "also appearing" (ie not GOH) that the numbers include:

Todd McCaffrey and Jody Lynn Nye :bouncy:


Have to get the BIG suitcase out now ;)
Forum: The Library Café Jan 29 2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: French fries

Always vinegar - most times tomato sauce/ketchup, never salt (bad for you ;) ). Very occasionally curry sauce from the chinese takeaway where I get my fish and chips :D.

Priscilla - traditionally...
Forum: Events Board Jan 13 2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Worldcon 2014 in London: Loncon3

Hotel Bookings are now open - have been since New Year.

Having thought about where I wanted to stay now find it's booked! :(

So second choice - more expensive but I know it'll be nice.

Kath
Forum: The Library Café Dec 21 2013, 07:40 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Holiday party

Which markets did you go to Hans - there's so many to choose from - and each has it's own Gluhwein :tea:

We have a German themed market every year in Leeds - this time we went to the Alpine Chalet...
Forum: Events Board Oct 22 2013, 03:52 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Worldcon 2014 in London: Loncon3

Just letting everyone know again that I am definitely going.

I bought my membership some time ago and now have had my annual leave authorised for the 2 weeks including the World Con weekend. :)...
Forum: The Library Café May 14 2013, 02:46 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

So sorry to hear your sad news.

Sending hugs and prayers for you, Marjon and family. :group:
Forum: The Library Café Mar 23 2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By kc
Eastercon 2013

Just seen the programme for this years Eastercon (which is in Bradford) and there's a panel on Anne on Sunday night :)

Head to Head: Anne McCaffrey and Joanna Russ.
8pm-9pm.
Rowan.
Two...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 9 2013, 07:29 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

:group: for Marjon and Hans at this sad time
Forum: The Library Café Feb 25 2013, 02:25 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne McCaffrey's House Up for Sale 2/14/2013

My thoughts exactly - I had pencilled in my EuroMillions winnings on Friday for this but as usual nothing to collect ;)
Forum: Events Board Oct 29 2012, 04:01 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Worldcon 2014 in London: Loncon3

Wow - what a gathering to look forward to :bouncy:

As you know I'm definitely going to be there - booked and paid for membership already, just need to know hotel details.

Also while Hans and...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 3 2012, 08:10 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Chicon / Worldcon

Better start planning - Worldcon 2014 is Loncon3 :bouncy:

https://www.loncon3.org/

I've already upgraded my membership from Friend to Attending - so barring accidents I'll be there.
Forum: The Library Café Aug 14 2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By kc
Re: Chicon / Worldcon

I would if I could but I'm not a member of Chicon - and as I didn't do Worldcon last year don't qualify at all.

I did become a friend when I was in Melbourne though and will upgrade as soon as...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 14 2012, 06:21 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Chicon / Worldcon

Well it is if it's voted in - that should happen in Chicago :D
Forum: The Library Café Aug 7 2012, 05:08 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Chicon / Worldcon

Yes it is - my plan was to alternate between D*Con and Worldcon but this year I'm not going to any cons :( :eek:

Eastercon in Bradford again next year and (hopefully) Worldcon London 2014.
...
Forum: The Library Café May 2 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By kc
Re: Anyone else Love their Kindle?

Well I finally did it and why did I wait :roll: Got the smaller version (not the touch though).

In the 3 weeks I've had it I've downloaded about 50 books - though I've only read 1 and 2 halves ;)...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 25 2012, 05:38 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

Congratulations to Kayleigh :bouncy:
Forum: The Library Café Mar 19 2012, 07:43 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

Sorry you've not been well Mawra. I've been suffering from a chest infection for most of the year (started before Xmas and still got a touch).

Well it looks like the ConJunkie might not make it...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 19 2012, 07:22 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Free Cell Phones?!

My dad wasn't far behind - he would have been 92 this year (November).

We lost him in 1995 and he never really got the hang of telephones.

He'd no need for them as friends and family lived...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 7 2011, 04:09 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

Currently in the land of Hans, and boy I could have used his help ;)

On the Xmas markets trip - Monday was Maastricht, Tuesday wasCologne and today Valkenburg. Forgot to bring phrase books and...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 4 2011, 06:35 AM
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Sticky: Good Bye, Anne
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Posted By kc
Re: Good Bye, Anne

I've come late to his thread but not because I was unaware of Anne's death. It's been difficult to put down in words what I've been feeling these last weeks. Here's my small effort.


Anne -...
Forum: Café Archives Oct 3 2011, 06:56 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Hiya everyone!

Those are courtesy of Cheryl/Lady Maelin et al. They relate to 2 conventions we went to as an official forum group event - Eurocon in Copenhagen, Denmark - September 2007 and Albany, NY, USA in...
Forum: Café Archives Oct 1 2011, 11:05 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Hiya everyone!

Was that a young lady with long red hair and dressed as a dragonrider? She reminded me of Sorka and we met (think her name was Jen but I could be wrong) whilst queuing for Todd's autograph on the...
Forum: Café Archives Oct 1 2011, 10:52 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Hiya everyone!

Welcome back Cheryl. Glad everything's going well with you and yours.
Forum: Events Board Aug 30 2011, 10:32 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne's attendance at Dragon*Con 2011 cancelled!

I'll be on my way out of the house in a few mins.


See you in Manchester or Atlanta


:group:
Forum: Events Board Aug 16 2011, 05:35 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne's attendance at Dragon*Con 2011 cancelled!

Oh that's a shame.

I know Anne really enjoys meeting her fans and will be miffed to miss out on DragonCon.

Health comes first though and I hope she's okay.
Forum: Events Board Aug 15 2011, 08:41 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

Good to know you and your daughter will be there too Kerianth. Not long to go now :)
Forum: Café Archives Aug 15 2011, 07:30 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Happy birthday KC

Thank you all.

I had a very enjoyable weekend.

On Saturday I had my annual "pamper" day. Then I went over to my sister's home where she was having a dinner party with some friends (who I...
Forum: Events Board Aug 9 2011, 05:59 AM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

Cav - don't worry I know the score, I used Book Plates in Australia as I was travelling for 5 weeks.

I have the 2 I would like signing by Anne - non Fiction. But I also need reading material...
Forum: Events Board Aug 8 2011, 06:48 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

Did a little shopping at the weekend.

Got Anne a little pressie using info gained a few years ago from Anneli ;) Hope she's allowed it but I doubt it will go to waste :roll:

I did think of Pam...
Forum: Events Board Aug 4 2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,235
Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

Passport arrived yesterday :bouncy:

Now I can get my ESTA.

Also want to sort out my D*C "registration" details (I may be able to speed up my onsite registration).

Thinking about the name...
Forum: Events Board Jul 30 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

You don't have to stay at the con hotels - it's easier and more convenient - but not compulsary. You do have to pay for the con though!!

I've taken advantage of a great deal with expedia for a...
Forum: Events Board Jul 20 2011, 05:41 PM
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Posted By kc
Forum: Events Board Jul 19 2011, 04:50 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

Kat it would be great to meet up with you again.


The big news is I am going, flight and hotel booked - I got a really great deal that I am happy with. Passport to be sent for tomorrow (need...
Forum: Events Board Jul 13 2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By kc
Re: Anne at Dragon*Con 2011

Still undecided but trying to arrange accommodation - may have part of a floor in the Marriott (depends on the other occupants ;) who are old friends from the KT).

Really want to see Anne at...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 19 2011, 04:37 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: LOOK!!! A new Place!!!

What she said ;)


Welcome to MoM - better late than never :D
Forum: Café Archives Jun 17 2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By kc
Re: Rest in Peace, Mom

Your mum was an amazing lady.

I've said it elsewhere Cheryl but it can't be said enough times - my condolences to you and all your family at this sad time.

You will all be in my prayers. ...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 9 2011, 06:35 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

Doing everyday stuff - w**k, Family History, etc.

A friend at w**k has written a young adult book (hopefully trilogy) which is being published later this year. Knowing I'm a big reader and an...
Forum: The Library Café May 25 2011, 06:58 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

I really will Hans.

The latest is that we are definitely going to look at ;) a 6 day trip at the beginning of December - visiting Maastricht, Valkenburg, Cologne & Brugges travelling from Hull to...
Forum: The Library Café May 24 2011, 05:08 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: What is happening

Maelin

The Rembrandt house is one of my favourite places in Amsterdam. Even if I only went there for a few hours it was a definite place to visit.

Now you've got me thinking it's been too...
Forum: Events Board Apr 21 2011, 04:26 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Eastercon - Birmingham UK April 2011

Peter

I'll be there but don't come just for me. Have a look at the programme:

http://www.illustrious.org.uk/?page=grids


I'll PM my mobile just in case.

Kath
Forum: Events Board Apr 19 2011, 03:06 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Eastercon - Birmingham UK April 2011

Already on my list of to do's :)
Forum: Events Board Apr 18 2011, 07:27 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Eastercon - Birmingham UK April 2011

Just "Bumping" this a bit as Eastercon is this weekend.

Anneli and Peter, what's the chance of a "mini-gather"? Do I need to PM my mobile number?

Kath
Forum: Events Board Apr 9 2011, 06:28 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Chat Party - First Sat of every month!

I went in when I got back from my meetings but noone was there :(
Forum: Café Archives Apr 8 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By kc
Re: Dragonsong - The Musical

Sara

I collected my mail today and there was my "Goody Bag" . I can't wait to sit down and watch the DVD. :bouncy:

Many, many thanks. :group:

Kath
Forum: Events Board Apr 6 2011, 03:44 PM
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Posted By kc
Re: Mike and Tania's UK tour 2011

Would that I could - at least I'm in the same county :D
Forum: Events Board Apr 3 2011, 09:00 PM
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Views: 3,044
Posted By kc
Re: Mike and Tania's UK tour 2011

I've been toying with the idea of going to the Square Chapel in Halifax.

Looks like it's going to be easier than when I saw them a few years ago, even though I could be getting a train at...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 24 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,151
Posted By kc
Re: Anne's upcoming 85th birthday

[Same for me - hope I haven't left it too late.]

Anne

Thank you for allowing me to share in your many worlds, especially PERN.

On 1st April I will be cheering away with your friends and...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 18 2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,151
Posted By kc
Re: Anne's upcoming 85th birthday

Hans, Have I missed the deadline?
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