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sodgers at dodo.com.au
Wed Dec 8 09:17:01 EST 2004
Bristol! How DWJ can you get?
Aside from Bristolia, of course. Hathaway! Send me a bus to Bristol.
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From: <minnow at belfry.org.uk>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 1:10 AM
Subject: Re: Blank Intro "form"
> Name: Minnow
> Living in:
> Bristol, England
> Age: 50.
> (I think I got my age wrong last time!)
> What I do when not playing here:
> a doctorate on plantlife in literature between 1100 and 1400 or thenabouts
> Yes, and yes
> Offspring (human variety):
> 3, aged 23, 19 and 15
> Offspring (non-human):
> one dragon
> First DWJ/when:
> can't remember; a long time ago
> Favourite DWJ (Why am I doing this to myself?!):
> whichever I read most recently, unless it was *Changeover*. *The Tough
> Guide to Fantasyland* as a general rule.
> Least favourite DWJ:
> fairly obvious...
> Other favourite authors/books:
> (this is where it gets silly. I will go by the books in the shelves of
> room I am mostly in.) *Sir Gawain and the Green Knight*; Kipling;
> Sutcliff; Angela Thirkell, Heinlein; P. G. Wodehouse; E. Nesbit; Gerald
> Durrell; Masefield; J.W. Dunne; James Stephens; Leslie Charteris (as
> opposed to the ghosts); Lois McMaster Bujold; Georgette Heyer; Andrew
> Marvell; Pat Wrede; Sellar and Yeatman; Paul Jennings; Mary Stewart; Saki;
> Dick Francis; Eric Frank Russell; Zenna Henderson; Mary O'Hara; Wu Ch'eng
> En; Brian Vickers; Josephine Tey; *Beowulf*; Peter O'Donnell; Neil Gaiman;
> Dodie Smith; Spider Robinson; Elizabeth Goudge; T.H. White; Dorothy
> Diane Duane; G.K. Chesterton; Peter O'Donnell; John Lydgate; Ellis Peters
> (moderns only); Robertson Davies; Charles Causley; Antonia Forest; Compton
> Mackenzie *The Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlet* and *Sinister
> (Things don't become "favourite" unless I know them reasonably well, I
> feel. More recent readings mostly haven't yet gained "I go back to this
> repeatedly" status.)
> almost anything so long as it has a tune, and if it has lyrics so long as
> they are comprehensible (or if in a language I don't speak, clear)
> Currently reading:
> Chaucer and Culpeper by turns; Thomas C Greene, *Computer security for the
> home and small office*; Susannah Clarke, *Jonathan Strange and Mr
> W. Montgomery Watt, *The Faith and Practice of al-Ghazali*.
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