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Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jun 28 2011, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Lara
Re: Books that make you laugh out loud

Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels.

Two of my favourite howl-out-loud moments:

Granny Weatherwax: "I don't hold with lookin' at the future, but right now the Future's lookin' at me, and I...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Apr 28 2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By Lara
Re: Non-fiction anyone?

I've just read "Harmony, a new way of looking at the world" by the Prince of Wales. Impressive, and highly recommended. Much to think about.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 22 2011, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Lara
Forum: The Library Café Jan 14 2011, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Lara
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Hello, sorry I've been invisible for a long time, RL can be a so-and-so sometimes (you don't want to know!). I'll try and attend more regularly in future! :wave:
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 19 2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,920
Posted By Lara
Re: MQ 2010 Topic!

Thank you Pam. I forgot Crystal Singer is the first. :O
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 18 2010, 03:36 PM
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Views: 5,920
Posted By Lara
Re: MQ 2010 Topic!

Question re Killashandra: is it just the first book, or all three please?
Forum: Elizabeth Kerner Aug 14 2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,000
Posted By Lara
Re: The fingers said: we'll be back... news is here!

All the best Lanen - looking forward avidly to the next book!
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 14 2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,920
Posted By Lara
Re: MQ 2010 Topic!

A good excuse to reread some of my favourites :D
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 6 2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,290
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #262

:lol: Sheer luck, I just happened to enter the right key-words into a search engine - and up it popped!
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 5 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 5 2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Well done Jube! No, I didn't go. Went once with my parents when I was much younger. Very colourful, very impressive! :D
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 4 2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

lol, well I'm going to give it to you Jube - it IS Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, in the Camargue, on the Rhône delta, near L'Etang de Vaccarès, place of pilgrimage for the gypsies, whose patron,...
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 4 2010, 04:37 AM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Jube, it's more than 50km from Marseille.
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 3 2010, 05:02 PM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

I was about to post the answer, as no-one had posted for some time, but if there are any who still want to have a go, I'll hold off for a day or so.
Jube, yes, it is within 150km of Marseille, and...
Forum: Where in the World? Jun 3 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,290
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #262

A Chinese temple outside China?
Forum: Where in the World? May 26 2010, 04:18 AM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Correct PM from Hans :D
Forum: Where in the World? May 25 2010, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Sorry Jube, that's not it.
Forum: Where in the World? May 25 2010, 06:24 AM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Not a lake, P'ter, but it is definitely by the sea.
Forum: Where in the World? May 25 2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

No Hans, Montpellier is in Languedoc-Roussillon, not Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur (see above G.T's post and my reply.
Forum: Where in the World? May 25 2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? May 24 2010, 06:31 PM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Not sure what you mean P'ter. Can you be a little more precise please?
Forum: Where in the World? May 24 2010, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? May 24 2010, 04:09 AM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Jube, no. Tresa, yes.
Forum: Where in the World? May 23 2010, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? May 23 2010, 07:40 AM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Sorry Lily, I misunderstood. It's the south coast of France, on the Mediterranean.
Forum: Where in the World? May 23 2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Jube, yes, it is in France, and therefore Lily, you are also right, it is the south coast.
Forum: Where in the World? May 22 2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? May 22 2010, 04:56 PM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

Yes Hans, it's in Europe.
Forum: Where in the World? May 22 2010, 02:30 PM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #261

No to all three.
Forum: Where in the World? May 22 2010, 10:09 AM
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Views: 4,980
Posted By Lara
Where in the World #261

Here you are then:

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y229/LaraLaMarmotte/Misc/WitWmai10.jpg
Forum: Where in the World? May 22 2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,021
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the world #260

Great picture - and in those days, a twelve-year-old boy would certainly have been taught to shoot, for the pot, at least!
Er, does this mean it's my turn now?
Forum: Where in the World? May 18 2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 48,492
Posted By Lara
Re: WitW Rules and Sign Up to post your own puzzler

Thank you Hans, and thanks Jube! RL has been ultra-hectic these past months, and it's all I can do to keep track of what I absolutely must remember, so things like online passwords tend to...
Forum: Where in the World? May 17 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 48,492
Posted By Lara
Re: WitW Rules and Sign Up to post your own puzzler

Problem with my e-mail, and therefore with my photobucket account! I'll have to withdraw for now I'm afraid, so could the next on the list follow Spacedog please? :(

PS What a scatterbrain -...
Forum: Where in the World? Apr 30 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,407
Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? Apr 29 2010, 07:07 PM
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Views: 3,407
Posted By Lara
Forum: Where in the World? Apr 28 2010, 03:34 PM
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Views: 3,407
Posted By Lara
Forum: Elizabeth Kerner Apr 18 2010, 09:09 AM
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Views: 5,486
Posted By Lara
Re: That's book 1 done!

Wonderful news, hooray!:bouncy:
Forum: Where in the World? Mar 30 2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,853
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #256

I must be one of the "youngsters", as I've never heard of this series! :)
Forum: Where in the World? Mar 29 2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,853
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #256

Ah well, as the Zorba film was made on Crete, and a lot of it in Chania, I thought it was worth a try! (That's the worst of coming in late and skimming previous replies - sorry!)
Forum: Where in the World? Mar 29 2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,853
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #256

Chania, and Zorba?
Forum: Where in the World? Mar 29 2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,853
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World #256

I don't have the map of Crete in mind at the moment (and no time to look for it, so I'll take a wild guess - Agios Nikolaos?
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 9 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Lara
Re: Don't Argue with your Father!

Now that's what I call presence of mind! :lol:
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 8 2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Lara
Re: The Bathtub Test.

Um, , P'ter? Did you really read my last post - about burying the survivors?:lol:
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 8 2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Lara
Re: The Bathtub Test.

Or simply climbed into it, fully clothed? :lol: No brainer!
Ah well, it's just a joke, but, dementia certainly isn't, and the "test" catches out many a "mentally competent" person. Like the one...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 7 2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Lara
Re: The Bathtub Test.

Excellent! A classic case of misdirection, like the psychology professor, who broke off in mid-lecture (on perception and observation) to speak with a colleague who came in. They spoke quietly for...
Forum: Where in the World? Mar 5 2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 48,492
Posted By Lara
Re: WitW Rules and Sign Up to post your own puzzler

I've found a photo, so may I go back on the list as well, please?
Forum: Where in the World? Mar 3 2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,039
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World? #254

Thanks Jube :) I was so intrigued by this picture that I couldn't let up till I found it!
Forum: Where in the World? Feb 26 2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,039
Posted By Lara
Forum: Games and Miscellany Feb 25 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By Lara
Re: rotten puns

After my last effort, I'm slightly surprised no-one's trying to kill Lara. :notme:
Forum: Where in the World? Feb 24 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,039
Posted By Lara
Re: Where in the World? #254

The characters on that central stone look Chinese or Japanese - so is it in Asia?
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