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Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2022, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is Happening, part II

Haha, they ar accumulating in our house. Our gvernment gave everybody 2 for free but our emplyers also give them out regularly. We're still in lockdown (officially until January 14) here in the...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2022, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is Happening, part II

Good grief! Your son is 12!!??
How time flies :-)

Great to hear he's starting reading English, you're rightfully proud of him.


Cheers
Hans
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2022, 05:07 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Zel's Automotive Antics & Occasional Distractions.

Safe journey and colelction of the new colelctible, Zel!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2022, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Ten years after Anne's death I also took my Pern website down. The joy of maintaining it had gone.


There are a few (very) active facebook groups now, a younger generation needs to carry the...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2022, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy new year!
Forum: The Library Café Dec 23 2021, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is Happening, part II

A belated thank you for the birthday wishes. It was a quiet day since my country is in lockdown and only 2 visitors per day are allowed :-)
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Dec 23 2021, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Hans
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Dec 23 2021, 06:37 AM
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Views: 10,130
Posted By Hans
Re: Collecting Highlight (5) - Dolphins of Pern Stamp from Sierra Leone

Ginnie, this is not the cover of Dophins of Pern but artwork especially made for this Sierra Leone stamp. It depicts a man on a dragon en two dolphins that are coloured black and yellow. A bit...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 28 2021, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is Happening, part II

I had the most amazing deal on Black Friday! (which has been appearing now in Europe for some years too)


I saved 100% on something I did not buy!


:)
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2021, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Hans
The Pern Museum & Archives

My Pern and Anne McCaffrey website www.pern.nl...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 16 2021, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Are you an Anne McCaffrey collector?

Yes, I think I have pictures of the original art thatwas up in the ground floor guest room at Dragonhold. I'll see if I can put them up somwhere so I can link to them from here.


Whenever I was...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 16 2021, 03:38 AM
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Views: 1,885
Posted By Hans
Re: My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

No, she just, more or less, dropped out of the scene and I didn't hear of her since. She has reacted to a few facebook posts (she's still in my friends list) but very sporadic. Last she said is that...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 16 2021, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is Happening, part II

I KNOW! :) you sent me one many years ago. It's not on top of my computer monitor anymore (falls off because the iMac is too thin) but I do stil have it! :D
Forum: The Library Café Aug 10 2021, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is Happening, part II

Good idea of restarting the thread, Boss!


Mausey; I'm so sorry to hear about Esme's passing. As far as I rememberr she wasn't even young during the old KT days but always active and vigorous!
...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 10 2021, 05:34 AM
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Views: 1,030
Posted By Hans
Re: Hello everyone!

Welcome Red Velveteer!
Forum: The Library Café Aug 10 2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,885
Posted By Hans
Re: My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

Oh, definitely so, Priscilla. The same goes for me. I still have very good contact with a handful of peeps from old KT times though and I know more than a few are still following me on facebook :-)...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 10 2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,885
Posted By Hans
Re: My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

It will be available in the Wayback Machine, Peter.
I've decided to not have the site being maintained by anybody else because I don't know the persons who offered. That would be different with you...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 8 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,885
Posted By Hans
My Pern website will go offline on November 21, 2021

My website will go offline
on November 21, 2021.

I've maintained my website www.pern.nl for over 20 years now and 10 years after Anne left us I will take if offline. Without...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jul 10 2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By Hans
Re: Fanzine Questions

I'm sorry Critteranne, I can't find teh Portfolio and now think I must have copied the thing an dput the copies in a binder (like the original) instead of scanning each page...


So I can't send...
Forum: Crystal Singer and Brainships Jun 30 2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,620
Posted By Hans
Re: Crystal Singer Question

I have the original shorts in soft and hardcover I'd be willing to sell Critteranne. You are in the UK, right? I am in the Netherlands. Maybe postage might be affordable... Let me know if you are...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 30 2021, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By Hans
Re: Fanzine Questions

I don't know of any special places for fanzines but bought most of mine on eBay. They are highly collectible and often fetch steep prices. The holy grail is The Pern Portfolio :-) of which there's a...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2021, 03:06 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

How nice to see some of the old regulars and some new people :-) Welcome!


I read someone mentioning Eastercon.

I met some old McCaffrey fans at SF World Con in 2019 and I seem to remember we...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2021, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By Hans
Re: Trip to Ireland

Hi dfmurphy,


Are you an old regular who registered anew? I seem to remember "a murphy"?


Anyway, Cheryl already mentioned Anne's grave. This you will find near Greystones (yes, it is a...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 30 2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By Hans
Re: Signed Slipcased Editions

Yes, I have some too and they are not always Brabdywine editions. Don't forget the special edition of Gil Who Heard Dragons and the slipcase edition of the 3in1 comic book edition. There's also the...
Forum: The Library Café May 23 2021, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Congrats and many safe miles with it!
Forum: The Library Café May 23 2021, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Testing!

How nice to see you AND Zoey here :)
Forum: The Library Café Mar 14 2021, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Good luck to Kibby!
Forum: The Library Café Apr 27 2020, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Keep us posted about Kibby and your mum, Michelle!


I wish you all the good luck you need!
Forum: The Library Café Mar 2 2020, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Well, I'm glad there was only a food mess created and damages did not included human flesh or car metal!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 31 2020, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

You mean Glühwein, Michelle. With an u with umlaut.


Here's their webpage :

https://morewines.com/weinkellerei-gerstacker-nurnberger-blueberry-gluhwein-1l.html


I think they'll do...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2020, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Nice acquisiton, Zelandeth! If I had any room and knowledge of cars I would probably buy something like this to drive and fool around with :) Such a nice car!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2020, 08:29 AM
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Views: 2,665
Posted By Hans
Re: Greetings

Happy New Year Granath :)
Great to see you here again!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2020, 08:28 AM
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Views: 1,338,902
Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Happy New Year everybody!
Forum: The Library Café Dec 27 2019, 11:27 AM
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Views: 1,338,902
Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Oh yes, time is indeed really flying by! The picture certiany is worth sharing! :)
That's you in your costume, right? Just kidding, beautiful animal, great picture, much better than all those cars...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 26 2019, 09:11 AM
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Views: 1,338,902
Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Last August I finally had the chance to viist Anne's grave and have some kind of closure. Her daughter Gigi drove us there; my wife and friends author Elizabeth Kerner Ewing and Anne's 'Astronomer...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 26 2019, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Oh wow! That must have been great :) Any photographs? :)
Forum: The Library Café Dec 26 2019, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Greetings

Merry xmas to you too Peter. I'm araid the group is getting smaller and smaller. But we sure had some good time, didn't we? It was ever so lovely meeting you in person in Copenhagen when Anne was GOH...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 1 2019, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Happy birthday to us

Really? Hadn't noticed :) Yay us!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 22 2019, 05:24 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

So, Zelandeth, you've been fiddling around on the dark side of the Sun :-)
Forum: The Library Café Nov 22 2019, 05:20 AM
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Views: 4,505
Posted By Hans
Re: eternal anne

And yesterday, exactly on the date of her death, one of my faitful Apple iMacs died after 11 years of faithful service.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 17 2019, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Wonderful pictures Zelandeth! Keep us posted about your costume!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 5 2019, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Don't like the black skull but the table itself is great, Michelle!
Forum: The Library Café Sep 21 2019, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Congratulations on your anniversary Michelle, and on your foot. Glad to hear it's healing. Keep it easy and give it the time and chance to heal! My wife and I celebrated 40 years of marriage last May...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 23 2019, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

That's great news about the dogs. Michelle! I hop they will be happy in their new home.


When attending the World Science Fiction Convention Dublin2019 in Dublin, Ireland, last week, I finally...
Forum: Announcements Aug 23 2019, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: Forum spam issues

I keep looking for the 'like' button. See how conditioned we get... :(
Forum: The Library Café Aug 10 2019, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

LOL, that's a bit like I reacted when Caer Howes told us her son (by the immortal Bobbsy) is already 15 years old...he was actually born when we were still on Anne's bulletin board... How time flies....
Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2019, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Great to read about your travel adventures Granath. You staued at Aalborg, in which I stayed just a few weeks ago and from which I drove to Skagen :) It was the four of us, Marjon, Niels and his wife...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 15 2019, 03:40 PM
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Views: 22,427
Posted By Hans
Re: Database errors

I couldn't get in either and let Cheryl know. Got fixed quicky after that.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 15 2019, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Hans
Re: What is happening

Lieve Mara, jij ook de beste wensen voor 2019 en heel veel sterkte! :heart:
Forum: The Library Café Dec 14 2018, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Hans
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