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Old 01-07-2014, 23:01
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BOO!!!

I mean...BOOKS!!!

What are you reading atm?
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:19
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I've got about 3 000 books in my house, it's literally littered with them

OH's sci-fi stuff is in the loft

My fave authors are:

Bernice Rubens
Milan Kundera
Jenny Diski
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Roddy Doyle (just finished The Guts)
Isabelle Allende
....... amongst others, will save more for a further post.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:20
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BOO!!!

I mean...BOOKS!!!

What are you reading atm?
Hi Bunions!

Nothing at the moment I spend far too much bloody time on here!
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:21
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Here's a must read for this thread
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/b...bs-review.html
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:22
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I've got about 3 000 books in my house, it's literally littered with them

OH's sci-fi stuff is in the loft

My fave authors are:

Bernice Rubens
Milan Kundera
Jenny Diski
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Roddy Doyle (just finished The Guts)
Isabelle Allende
....... amongst others, will save more for a further post.
Enough of that old cobbers - I ain't heard of none of em

Did you see 'Murdered by my boyfriend'

Gave me nightmares it did

I read the ingredients on some caramelised onion hummus earlier too
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:23
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Hi Bunions!

Nothing at the moment I spend far too much bloody time on here!
No way???

You?

Don't believe you - not even dinosaur books?
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:24
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Enough of that old cobbers - I ain't heard of none of em

Did you see 'Murdered by my boyfriend'

Gave me nightmares it did

I read the ingredients on some caramelised onion hummus earlier too
Only the last ten minutes, it really summed up how people stay in these relationships and for ONCE didn't do any victim blaming.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:25
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I love the idea of having a thread were the main theme is 'booklovers'. It should attract an eclectic mix of posters

I wonder what SpangledKes's fave book is ?
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:27
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Only the last ten minutes, it really summed up how people stay in these relationships and for ONCE didn't do any victim blaming.
It was harrowing....I couldn't sleep afterwards.

Based on a true story too.

It should be shown to ALL young women IMO

Really powerful message.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:29
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Okay.....seriously?

I'm reading 'The Bite in the Apple: A Memoir of my Life with Steve Jobs' by Chrisann Brennan

Nearly finished though.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:30
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It was harrowing....I couldn't sleep afterwards.

Based on a true story too.

It should be shown to ALL young women IMO

Really powerful message.
I believe it's been mooted to show it in all schools, secondary at least.
It's important for young men too as some of them are abused by female partners and find it even more difficult to admit to it.

Grrr, I've got a crisp crumb that stopped my R working earlier, then it transported to the F now it's arseing about with me C.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:31
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Okay.....seriously?

I'm reading 'The Bite in the Apple: A Memoir of my Life with Steve Jobs' by Chrisann Brennan

Nearly finished though.
No don't do 'seriously' as we'll be merged with 'What are you reading atm'?

It's a thread for people who love books to chat

Wow, that was a BRILL footie match, BELGIUM!!!!!!! Yay!!!! OH just won 71 too, it's all good
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:33
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I love the idea of having a thread were the main theme is 'booklovers'. It should attract an eclectic mix of posters

I wonder what SpangledKes's fave book is ?
Hopefully, yes

I love how threads grow and evolve as newcomers join

Do you like particular genres of books Joni?

These days, I seem to be drawn to biogs/autobiogs for some reason?
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:36
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No don't do 'seriously' as we'll be merged with 'What are you reading atm'?

It's a thread for people who love books to chat

Wow, that was a BRILL footie match, BELGIUM!!!!!!! Yay!!!! OH just won 71 too, it's all good
Ooh fook me NOOOOOO!!111

Are you watching Zleb Masterchef?

Against all odds, Wayne Sleep got through and I actually found myself liking Russell Grant!!

He ratcheted-down his personality a few notches and he was actually quite sweet

Who knew?

Yay!! Winnings!

Will you have a bit of a meal out or something?
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:37
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Hopefully, yes

I love how threads grow and evolve as newcomers join

Do you like particular genres of books Joni?

These days, I seem to be drawn to biogs/autobiogs for some reason?
I go through phases, did a 7 year academia stint which meant not having a telly throughout that time but it was easy as that was what interested me.

Now it's mostly social history, but I read voraciously so can easy squeeze a couple of novels a week in too

My friend Socha sent me Carol Kings biog, that was fab.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:40
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Ooh fook me NOOOOOO!!111

Are you watching Zleb Masterchef?

Against all odds, Wayne Sleep got through and I actually found myself liking Russell Grant!!

He ratcheted-down his personality a few notches and he was actually quite sweet


Who knew?
Oh cool, you've caught up now yeah he was really lovely in it and very endearing.
I've been quite pleased with those that are through so far.

Not sure how it will do in the ratings as the footie is effing the scheduling up. I heard they even moved Eastenders tonight bet there was an outcry over that.

eta: With the winnings? No chance I need to 'find' over 2k so I don't lose my beloved caravan by January... every penny counts atm.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:45
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Bunions, Anne will love this thread, as will Fini and Never Nude, my DS mate Benjamini (Benj) may even post in here too... hope so

Actually I can think of quite a few GD'ers who would enjoy posting in here, need to tell them we've moved home It will be good for this section of DS and it will increase forum traffic as it can be quite slow in here at times.
Hopefully the mods will appreciate that and Andy may even post one of his famous 'pics'.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:49
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No way???

You?

Don't believe you - not even dinosaur books?
Nah - I have so much reading to catch up on it is not even funny.

It you want a couple of 'cheerful' tales read early Stephen King's novellas 'Roadwork' or 'The Long Walk' from 'The Bachman Books'.

Roadwork is one of the best stories about life and pain that I have ever read.
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:49
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I go through phases, did a 7 year academia stint which meant not having a telly throughout that time but it was easy as that was what interested me.

Now it's mostly social history, but I read voraciously so can easy squeeze a couple of novels a week in too

My friend Socha sent me Carol Kings biog, that was fab.
Ah...knew you was a braniac

Carole King the singer?

LOVE her stuff - especially You've Got a Friend
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:54
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Nah - I have so much reading to catch up on it is not even funny.

It you want a couple of 'cheerful' tales read early Stephen King's novellas 'Roadwork' or 'The Long Walk' from 'The Bachman Books'.

Roadwork is one of the best stories about life and pain that I have ever read.
Jeesh, I had enough of that last night watching that show on the iPlayer

What do you read to cheer you up?

And DON'T say porn!
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Old 01-07-2014, 23:58
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Ah...knew you was a braniac

Carole King the singer?

LOVE her stuff - especially You've Got a Friend
Her and James Taylor are amazing together, she's a fabtastic woman and penned the most amazing songs.
She even wrote 'Welcome Home' sung by Peters and Lee

Her first husband Gerry Goffin died last week.

*waves to Keyser and blows kisses xxxx*
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Old 02-07-2014, 00:01
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I believe it's been mooted to show it in all schools, secondary at least.
It's important for young men too as some of them are abused by female partners and find it even more difficult to admit to it.

Grrr, I've got a crisp crumb that stopped my R working earlier, then it transported to the F now it's arseing about with me C.
Missed this before.

Oh good idea - hope it's true.

Agree about the boys too...the more the merrier.

PMSL - I've got something stuck under my number 6 and I have no bloody idea WTF it is

Won't come out no matter how much I dig around.

I've seen a cheapo lappy in TinyDeal with W8 on it and 320GB for under 200 so I might treat meself
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Old 02-07-2014, 00:05
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Her and James Taylor are amazing together, she's a fabtastic woman and penned the most amazing songs.
She even wrote 'Welcome Home' sung by Peters and Lee '
Bet she keeps that quiet

Her first husband Gerry Goffin died last week.

*waves to Keyser and blows kisses xxxx*
Never heard of him - sorry.

I know that one of her kids is called Levi though - love that name.
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Old 02-07-2014, 00:08
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Missed this before.

Oh good idea - hope it's true.

Agree about the boys too...the more the merrier.

PMSL - I've got something stuck under my number 6 and I have no bloody idea WTF it is

Won't come out no matter how much I dig around.

I've seen a cheapo lappy in TinyDeal with W8 on it and 320GB for under 200 so I might treat meself
That's a bloody bargain!

I've just PM'd Neve

Not the number 6 !, Anne will never forgive you I'
I'm hoping mine's a crisp and not a dogs toenail. Joni has spent most of the evening shagging her dolly... seems the hysterectomy hasn't dampened her sex drive, she's panting now like a rabid mutt... Charlie's just looking at her in desperation feeling very inferior about his (intact) manhood.
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Old 02-07-2014, 00:12
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Bet she keeps that quiet

Never heard of him - sorry.

I know that one of her kids is called Levi though - love that name.
HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA HAAAAAAAA

Yeah Levi's a great name, there's a guy here called Levi Tafari, an Urban Griot. He's bloody brilliant tbh:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Tafari

I'm gonna post how many views this thread has now, and see how much it increases by tomorrow.

It's 85 atm... bet it's at way over 1000 by tomorrow night.
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