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irina at valdyas.org
Tue Dec 7 16:49:36 EST 2004
On Tuesday 07 December 2004 22:19, Ian Riddell wrote:
Irina (among other things; not the name I was christened with but the
one I've been using for more than half my life now, definitely not a
> Living in:
Deventer, the Netherlands
> What I do when not playing here:
Take care of daughters, write novels (as yet unpublished), make web
pages, do occasional free-lance translation and web design work
Happily married, 11 1/2 years by now.
> Offspring (human variety):
Three, all female, one almost eleven and nine-year-old twins.
> Offspring (non-human):
None any more; we've had to relocate the cats because of husband's
> First DWJ/when:
Either _The Spellcoats_ or _Cart and Cwidder_, in a bad Dutch
translation, early teens.
> Favourite DWJ (Why am I doing this to myself?!):
Hmm. Depending on mood and other circumstances, mostly _Deep Secret_ and
occasionally _Fire and Hemlock_.
> Least favourite DWJ:
_Dogsbody_ and _Drowned Ammet_ ex aequo.
> Other favourite authors/books:
Caroline Stevermer, Dorothy Sayers (notably _Gaudy Night_), Dorothy
Heydt aka Katherine Blake.
Guilty pleasure: the Deryni books, but nothing else by Katherine Kurtz.
Folk, really old jazz and blues, boogie woogie, almost anything from
> Currently reading:
_Winter on the Plain of Ghosts_ by Eileen Kernighan (recent discovery);
_The Grand Tour_ once again; _Publish and be murdered_ by Ruth Dudley
Edwards, _Keeping Secrets_ by Sue Gee. Yes, I usually read three or
four books at once. Oh, and a collection of essays about the future of
the Dutch language.
Vesta veran, terna puran, farenin. http://www.valdyas.org/irina/
Beghinnen can ick, volherden will' ick, volbringhen sal ick.
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