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  1. Rec 7

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    Do come up and visit me next time you get a bit of leave. Love, Nancy.

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    20 Jun 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Really, really good wartime!S.A.D.

  2. Rec 3

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    How might the Swallows, Amazons and Callums appear to other visitors to the lake? A Provincial Lady (E.M. Delafield) goes on holiday with her husband, two children and the governess.

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    20 Jun 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    The Provincial Lady meets the Swallows, Amazons and Ds. And it works beautifully.

  3. Public Bookmark 3

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    She burns all the time now, whether it's anger or lust.

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    21 Jul 2013

  4. Public Bookmark 2

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    As indicated above.

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    12 Jan 2013

  5. Public Bookmark 3

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    The day after the fire Jim returns to High Topps.

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    4 Jan 2013

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Perfect Jim/Timothy; flawless Ransome tone.

  6. Public Bookmark 2

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    A day in Nan's life with Florence: old acquaintances, letters from home, a night out, and the end of the day, together at home

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    29 Dec 2012

  7. Public Bookmark 9

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    Most of the Jovian satellites are contemptuous of the dwarf planet Pluto and its moon Charon, but Himalia secretly envies them their co-orbital relationship.

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    29 Dec 2012

  8. Public Bookmark 5

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    Randy Melendy has always danced, and plans to be a dancer when she grows up. Or maybe an artist. Or both. But when she discovers a real-live ballet dancer is living in the area, she's willing to do just about anything for a chance to meet her.

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    29 Dec 2012

  9. Public Bookmark 8

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    “So,” he says into a lull of Billy’s somewhat lopsided conversation. “Do you really not know what you’re doing for Christmas?”

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    29 Dec 2012

  10. Rec 3

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    "I am ashamed," Fernand whispered. "Someone cut me loose from the net, and I kicked him down on my way to the surface. I did not know who it was, or care, so long as I could breathe again. My uncle went down with his boat and his crew, but I—what sort of man am I?"

    A number of occasions on which Fernand Mondego (later known as the Count of Morcerf) refused to die.

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    28 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    My gift, 2012. Perfect, makes actual sense out of Fernand!

  11. Public Bookmark 20

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    The Patrician is invited to attend the coming of age ceremony for the princess of Lancre. He sends Sam Vimes instead.

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    28 Dec 2012

  12. Public Bookmark 43

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    From Angua’s office, with the door cracked, being a captain wasn’t all that different from being a sergeant.

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    28 Dec 2012

  13. Public Bookmark 12

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    There were two reasons why Saffron didn't tell her family she was a lesbian

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    27 Dec 2012

  14. Public Bookmark 31

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    Whoever thought it was a good idea to hold a Christmas party for the whole of MI6 at the same time was clearly delusional. The fact that it was the new M only makes Tanner's acid influx worse.

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    27 Dec 2012

  15. Public Bookmark 60

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    404
    Correspondence Jerome continues. Infuriating. Do not understand why he does not see my point! Translation of "gourd" vital to understanding of gospels.

     

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    26 Dec 2012

  16. Public Bookmark 7

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    "Bernard, you hear that? The alcohol fairy needs our help!"

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    26 Dec 2012

  17. Public Bookmark 14

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    "There was a terrific row when Nana found out I'd only written one letter so she's sent me to write to you all properly, only I don't have anything left to say now and I do think it's silly to have to copy out the same letter twice." Posy Fossil's letters to her sisters from ballet school in Czechoslovakia, 1936-1938.

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    26 Dec 2012

  18. Public Bookmark 6

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    “They made me see that the world was beautiful if you were beautiful, and that you couldn't get unless you gave. And you had to give without wanting to get.” T.H. White - The Once and Future King

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    26 Dec 2012

  19. Public Bookmark 3

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    Tomorrow he wil rise, and go to Mass, and confess and be shriven, and leave on one final quest.

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    26 Dec 2012

  20. Public Bookmark 1

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    It would be too much to hope that the addition of another soul under the Meredith roof would make them perfect in the eyes of Glen St Mary matrons. Perfect would be less interesting, less fun and surely would have less cake.

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    26 Dec 2012

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