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Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 9 2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,411
Posted By ilona
Re: Look who's (almost) two!

What a cutie :D

Enjoy it while you can, it won't seem long before she is bringing boys home to meet you :D
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 26 2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,638
Posted By ilona
Re: So...I wrote a book.

I will want to wait for the dead tree version as I don't do Kindle, but it is on my wish list now. Sounds like a good read :D
Forum: The Library Café Nov 23 2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 45,387
Posted By ilona
Unhappy Re: Good Bye, Anne

I can still remember chatting to her in the old Kitchen Table chat room. She had a wonderful sense of humour and was always good to her fans. She was the first author I ever personally knew outside...
Forum: Café Archives Nov 7 2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,456
Posted By ilona
Re: Happy birthday Ilona!

Thank you everyone for all the wonderful birthday wishes - I had a wonderful day yesterday and celebrated my 50th in style by getting a second tattoo :D
...
Forum: Games and Miscellany May 26 2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,228
Posted By ilona
Re: A Dragon Backpack

I'd buy that for PirateDragon if I could find someone willing to sell it :D I'm always on the look out for a dragon item he hasn't got yet and with over 250 dragons around it's getting harder by the...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 15 2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,739
Posted By ilona
Re: Moonstruck ARC

I've used orange since the old KT days as one it's my favourite colour and two it makes it easier to find my posts in a thread :evil:
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 14 2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,739
Posted By ilona
Re: Moonstruck ARC

Sorry Brenda, but all my posts are orange (except where black is appropriate for sorrow). Glad you liked the review though ;)
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 14 2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,739
Posted By ilona
Moonstruck ARC

I received an ARC of Moonstruck by Susan Grant last Wednesday and started reading it on Saturday. It is such a good book I was up at 3:45am this morning finishing it :D

The blurb:-
PEACE IS FOR...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 5 2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,080
Posted By ilona
Re: Have you been involved or been in an Road Traffic Accident

I've clicked other because I was a pedestrian involved in an RTA.
My middles son and I were leaving physiotherapy (for his shoulder) and crossing the road at a traffic light crossing when we were...
Forum: Café Archives Nov 20 2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,796
Posted By ilona
Re: A Dragon needs a name

How about Verdith (Verdi means green and the th makes it more Pernish).
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 7 2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,925
Posted By ilona
Re: The Goblet - Take 1 & Suggestions

What a beautiful goblet. It really doesn't need much if any embellishment, but (as others have already said) a crest of Benden Weyr/Hold or a line drawn dragon would look really nice on it.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Aug 2 2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,456
Posted By ilona
Re: No photoshop but a flash doodle this time...

Just added that to my favourites. It's a wonderful way to appreciate the artwork and beauty of the portraits.
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jul 28 2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,943
Posted By ilona
Re: Jane Yolen - Pit Dragon 4

I've already read all three many, many times and am glad to hear that there will actually be a fourth one (at last). Shall be keeping my fingers crossed that it actually makes it to the bookshop :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall May 10 2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,752
Posted By ilona
Re: A poem about being different

All 5 of my kids were picked on (well bullied to be honest) during their school years so I know what it's like to be the adult in that situation and can understand you wanting to boost her self...
Forum: Exhibit Hall May 5 2007, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,745
Posted By ilona
Angry

ANGRY
What really gets me angry
And rings the 'pervert' bell
Are all the wierdos out there
Who make a kids life hell.

What also gets me angry
Isn't the minimum wage,
It's all the creepy...
Forum: Exhibit Hall May 4 2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,752
Posted By ilona
A poem about being different

Different

Just because I'm different
And hear a different song
Or march to an odd drummer
Doesn't mean I'm wrong

Just because I'm different
And I don't dress the same
Or have a different...
Forum: Café Archives May 4 2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,893
Posted By ilona
Re: Remember Your first Read of Anne McCaffrey

I remember on the old KT telling every one about how I found Anne because the army library in Northern Ireland had only a small number of books to loan out. I was going through the alphabet for my...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 19 2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,155
Posted By ilona
Dedicated to Virginia Tech Victims

Gun Laws

The gun laws didn't save me
As terror came that day
A discontented student
Went on a killing spree

He hated our society
He had a grudge against the world
He raved and he ranted
Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 11 2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 22,513
Posted By ilona
Re: Odd songs that stick in your head

The song stuck in my head for the last two weeks is "The Pretenders - I would walk five hundred miles". I blame my mobility scooter being busted for that one though!!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 3 2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,201
Posted By ilona
A Little poem

I wrote last night. Hope you like.

Destination Unknown

I journey long
I travel far
I fly by plane
I go by car
I catch a bus
I hop a train
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 21 2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By ilona
amazing you tube vid from my son

My son gave me this link to an amazing beat boxer I want to know one thing - How does he breathe? (btw I have no idea what they are saying in the french bit)....
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 21 2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By ilona
Re: Trees are awesome

How can someone crash into the only tree within a 250 mile radius?!? Loved all the rest of the stories and pics but that one really puzzled me :D
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 1 2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,476
Posted By ilona
Re: Extinction poems

I made a wallpaper to go with my poem. I think it turned out OK :D
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l118/felinewyvern/banners%20and%20avatars/EXTIRPATE.jpg
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 26 2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,476
Posted By ilona
Extinction poems

Extirpate

Can you hear her?
Mother Nature is crying
No one can stop
All the animals from dying

Why are we humans
Destroying Planet Earth?
Have we no respect
Forum: Café Archives Feb 12 2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,654
Posted By ilona
Re: Show us your Bookshelves!!!

Having too many books all over the house there is no way I could take photos of all my bookshelves. Suffice to say I have two walls in one room covered in books plus two 5ft shelves in another room...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 20 2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By ilona
Re: Homeless

Never thought of that - what a great idea :D
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 19 2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By ilona
Homeless

Homeless

Hey mister can you hear me
Can you see me there
On the streets and homeless
My life and soul laid bare
So mister can you hear me
Do you even really care?

Hey mister are you...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 16 2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By ilona
Red face My youngest makes me proud

Hoping people don't mind if have a quick boast about my youngest lad. He is a member of a high school band that recently played in a Hard Rock Cafe competition (they did well even though they didn't...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 15 2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,754
Posted By ilona
Been writing poetry again

Not inspired by Anne's work this time but I hope you find them interesting anyway.

A Dangerous Life

Working days on end
without any rest
risking life and limb
These man are the best

They...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 20 2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,845
Posted By ilona
Re: Happy Birthday Hans!

Hans gelukkig geboortedag - glueckliches geburtstag -joyeux anniversaire - happy birthday.
However it is said I hope it is a good one for you Hans.
Forum: Petaybee and Acorna Nov 14 2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,876
Posted By ilona
Re: You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me Seal

Very clever and extremely amusing. ROFLMAO
Forum: Café Archives Nov 7 2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By ilona
Re: Happy birthday Ilona

Thank you everyone for the best wishes I had a wonderful day. I was unable to get in yesterday Hans, but do still lurk around as often as possible :D
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Oct 22 2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,338
Posted By ilona
Re: Date change, McCaffrey Quest shifted to 5th weekend in October!

As it's been moved to my birthday weekend I might get lucky this year :D *Goes back to rereading*
Forum: Café Archives Oct 2 2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,382
Posted By ilona
Re: Something I NEVER thought...

My Grammps had a phrase that fits "The world is going to hell in a handbasket." Although the Amish people won't read this I still extend my sympathies to the families involved. :( *cries at the...
Forum: Café Archives Oct 1 2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By ilona
Re: Amulets & Regional 'Pagan' Jewelry

The norse people also used lots of Amber as they believed it gave the wearer strength and protection.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 30 2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By ilona
Re: Totally flabbergasting...

Totally amazing - I was unable to stop watching until the end :D
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 16 2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By ilona
Re: When graphic artists get bored . . .

Bookmarked that to look at whenever I need a lift - they are great!
Forum: Café Archives Jun 2 2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,717
Posted By ilona
Re: Which music are you listening to?

Just got a new MP3 palyer and so now I'm listening to Golden Bough singing Sun & Shadow :D
Forum: Café Archives Jun 2 2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,761
Posted By ilona
Re: Look what I bought - isn't he cute?

Nice Nyth :D Personally I would gladly add her to my vast collection of stuffed toys *considers theft of Nyth*
Forum: Café Archives May 30 2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,717
Posted By ilona
Re: Which music are you listening to?

Seeds of future happiness (raindance) Hope it is fortuitous :D
Forum: Exhibit Hall May 24 2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,738
Posted By ilona
Re: Nagging Cheryl to create a Gallery of Maelin's portraits

They are great Lady Maelin - it's nice to see them all together like that :D
Forum: Café Archives May 23 2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,717
Posted By ilona
Re: Which music are you listening to?

Right now I'm listening to Nightblades - a track from my Shadow Stalker CD. It's based on Mercedes Lackey Valdemar series of books and I love it.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 26 2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By ilona
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Apr 3 2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 27,577
Posted By ilona
Re: Mercedes Lackey

You can get it from Firebirds Arts & Music Inc at www.firebirdsarts.com along with Masterharper of Pern (which I already had) and lots of other Mercedes Lackey CDs :D
I'm still working on getting...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 31 2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By ilona
Re: Jesus was Black.........

ROFLMAO that is sooo funny - especially the woman one - I so liked that best :D
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Mar 30 2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 27,577
Posted By ilona
Re: Mercedes Lackey

I have all of her Valdemar series and love it soooo much my kids bought me two of the CD's related to it for Mother's Day this year :D Naturally they are getting sick of listening to me trying to...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 18 2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,280
Posted By ilona
Re: Hairdresser rant!!! *cry cry cry*

{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}
I too have fine hair and unfortunately for me I can't even get a perm as it won't stay in long enough. I once told a hairdresser about this problem and she said it was because...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 8 2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,052
Posted By ilona
Re: A "draconic" gift from my mother

Firstly good luck to a very talented lady on her surgery - I hope all goes well for her. Secondly can she make one of those for Piratedragon? Just joking but he would love that in his collection,...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 24 2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By ilona
Merry Christmas

Just popping in to wish everyone I know a happy and festive day tomorrow. Don't get so drunk you forget about having a good time ;) Don't eat so much you end up with a bellyache and I hope you get...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 15 2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65,455
Posted By ilona
Re: For lovers of paranormal romances

Well as promised here is my take on Shadow Touch by Marjorie M Liu.
I loved Artur and Elaine's story - the sheer guts of both characters not to give in to outside pressure from the bad guys was...
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