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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers Yesterday, 18:35
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Moll Flanders
I can't stand books written in the present tense...

I can't stand books written in the present tense and avoid them like the plague. I used to be a fan of Phillippa Gregory, until she started writing in the present tense. And I wouldn't read either...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 26-07-2015, 18:59
Replies: 69
Views: 6,748
Posted By Moll Flanders
I've read so many historical novels, mainly on...

I've read so many historical novels, mainly on the subject of witchcraft, eg:

The Witch's Daughter - Paula Brackston

Witch Light - Susan Fletcher (an extraordinarily beautiful book)

Daughters of...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 26-07-2015, 18:45
Replies: 35
Views: 3,120
Posted By Moll Flanders
I've really been enjoying reading all the...

I've really been enjoying reading all the replies.

I was with my Mum in Waterstones when we saw some adult colouring books displayed. I was fairly interested, but wished they'd have one with fairy...
Forum: Showbiz 06-07-2015, 12:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,495
Posted By Moll Flanders
Simon Cowell's mum lived really near me and my...

Simon Cowell's mum lived really near me and my husband and I met her a few times. She was always pleasant and charming, and also elegant and glamorous for a woman of her age - or for a woman of...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-07-2015, 11:29
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Moll Flanders
books on Jane Austen: trying to trace a book

Hi :)

I had a book which I liked, but unfortunately lost it, and want to buy another copy of it. However, I can't for the life of me remember the title so hope there might be possibly be someone...
Forum: General Discussion 29-06-2015, 13:35
Replies: 71
Views: 2,441
Posted By Moll Flanders
OP, your post has made me consider getting a...

OP, your post has made me consider getting a tomato plant!

I never thought I was any good at growing plants - I thought I was completely lacking in green fingers - until I bought a cactus about...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2015, 16:15
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Moll Flanders
Recurring dreams

Hi there, Moll here. :)

Dreams interest me, in particular, recurring dreams. I have one: I keep dreaming I'm a florist at Buckingham Palace, spending all day filling vases with beautiful flowers...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 25-05-2015, 17:50
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Moll Flanders
Thankyou so much, that is it, Sohpie Hannah! How...

Thankyou so much, that is it, Sohpie Hannah! How can I have forgotten? Many thanks!


And to the person who suggested looking up my library borrowing history - if no-one else had been able to...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 25-05-2015, 14:38
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Moll Flanders
Thriller query (can't remember author's or books' name)

Some time ago now, I got some books out of the library but ended up taking them back without reading them. Now, I would like to give them a go again. I can 't remember either the author's or the...
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 10-05-2015, 14:06
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Moll Flanders
SAGAPO - one of Eurovision's most memorable songs?

My hubbie, who is not a member of Digital Spy, has asked me to post this thread.

We were watching the clip of Michalis Ratzinkis of Greece singing SAGAPO in 2005 on Youtube earlier, laughing our...
Forum: General Discussion 29-04-2015, 10:42
Replies: 431
Views: 16,472
Posted By Moll Flanders
Islands in the Stream by Dolly Parton and Kenny...

Islands in the Stream by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Dreary, dreary, dreary. Repetitive, repetitive, repetitive.

And don't like Dolly Parton's voice at the best of times.
Forum: General Discussion 22-04-2015, 02:00
Replies: 64
Views: 1,659
Posted By Moll Flanders
What is the last thing you bought in a charity shop?

I started a thread on the same subject a year ago, and found the replies interesting, so thought I'd do it again.
What was your last charity shop buy?

I just bought a Jeffrey Deaver thriller in my...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 11-04-2015, 20:22
Replies: 69
Views: 6,748
Posted By Moll Flanders
I have a huge passion for historical fiction, and...

I have a huge passion for historical fiction, and there are so many to recommend..............

But my favourite EVER historical ficition novel and in fact, favourite ever novel of any genre, is The...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 11-04-2015, 19:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Moll Flanders
Hello again Fanielle! :) I've just thought of...

Hello again Fanielle! :)

I've just thought of another author you might like - Juliet Marillier. She write books set in ancient Ireland; they are historical fantasy. In the first of one of her...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-04-2015, 18:41
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By Moll Flanders
Thanks so much for the suggestion. Have looked...

Thanks so much for the suggestion. Have looked it up on Amazon and it definitely looks my kind of thing (it looks a bit like Edward Rutherfurd's Russka if you know that) and shall probably buy it...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-04-2015, 18:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Moll Flanders
Fanielle, thanks for your message; in my opinion...

Fanielle, thanks for your message; in my opinion the translations have been done well; I certainly wasn't conscious of them being done badly while I was reading the books.

My suggestin would be to...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-04-2015, 11:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Moll Flanders
Try Swedish fantasy author Margit Sandemo and her...

Try Swedish fantasy author Margit Sandemo and her Legend of the Ice People books. Would you believe there are 49 - yes, 49 - novels in the series altogether! However, unless you speak fluent...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 05-04-2015, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By Moll Flanders
Books on Poland (fiction or non-fiction?)

Hello! Hope you are all enjoying the Easter Weekend and have some good books with which to enjoy it!

Does anyone know of any good books about, or set in, Poland? My brother has married a Polish...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-03-2015, 08:11
Replies: 608
Views: 61,634
Posted By Moll Flanders
Thankyou for that, it was really bugging me! I...

Thankyou for that, it was really bugging me! I now remember Luc well, living in his caravan and dating that nurse who pulled funny faces (not deliberately),
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-03-2015, 11:37
Replies: 608
Views: 61,634
Posted By Moll Flanders
Really loved it, thought it was a superb piece of...

Really loved it, thought it was a superb piece of drama. I knew within the first couple of minutes that I was going to be hooked, and I was not wrong! Looking forward to forthcoming...
Forum: Soaps 10-02-2015, 13:40
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Moll Flanders
Thanks so much - that's a big help! Moll x

Thanks so much - that's a big help!

Moll
x
Forum: Soaps 10-02-2015, 12:45
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Moll Flanders
Have missed Emmerdale - please update me!

I need help from fellow Emmerdale fans! I love the programme, but for a variety of reasons, have not been able to watch it for appros 2-3 months. Then today, I saw a clip of it on This Morning, and...
Forum: Showbiz 24-12-2014, 12:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By Moll Flanders
Thanks for your reply, and I totally agree with...

Thanks for your reply, and I totally agree with your comments. People are so quick to criticize him. I too wish him a happy, healthy life.

Will take your advice about his blog - thanks!
Forum: Showbiz 24-12-2014, 10:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By Moll Flanders
Pete Doherty, or a lookalike?

Hope someone can stop this nagging at me! As someone who has always been intrigued by the strange goings on of Pete Doherty, I did a huge double take about three or four weeks ago, when my husband...
Forum: Pets 24-12-2014, 10:11
Replies: 75
Views: 4,899
Posted By Moll Flanders
Anyone seen any robins?

Well, it's Christmas Eve, and I was looking at my little china robin, and it occurred to me that I don't know when I last set eyes on the real thing. Shame, I miss their cute little red breasts. ...
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