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playtheman 36 mins ago
It is also ANZAC Day in Australia. As one of our politicians (and a former soldier) said, 'It is the day we look sacrifice in the eye.'

playtheman 11 hrs ago | 1 replies
Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger. As an Anonymous Finder says, 'Arnold is quite a guy.'


playtheman 1 wk ago
I have A Passage to India by E. M. Forster on hold. Exodus reading aloud proceeding a chaper or so per day. Looking ahead - will be dipping into H.G. Wells The Outline of History.

playtheman 2 wks ago
(https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16757903) About to start.

playtheman 3 wks ago
My comment? You couldn't make this up. also Howard's End by E.M. Forster is going well, and I will seek other works by this author at the library.

playtheman 1 mo ago
[['The Silver Mage' by Katharine Kerr. I have unfortunately slowed down in reading this one because currently I'm thwarted by circumstances that are bringing me down and making me watch TV instead. Lack of finance is beh…

playtheman 1 mo ago
City on the Rocks Hong Kong's Uncertain Future by Kevin Rafferty [[And do you have a book that you've started but have been putting off from finishing as well?]] I had a holiday but The March of Folly by Barbara Tuc…

playtheman 1 mo ago
The March of Folly by Barbara Tuchman reading has reached Ch.1V The British lose America.

playtheman 1 mo ago
well written account of Australasia's finest racehorse.

playtheman 1 mo ago
[[ Unspeakable Joy by Bobby Schuller is my year round read. Stone on Stone A Pioneer Family Saga by Neil Yeates and The March of Folly From Troy to Vietnam by Barbara Tuchman is my inter-library loan. Curiously, w…

playtheman 1 mo ago | 1 replies
Joy Unspeakable by Bobby Schuller is my year round read. Stone on Stone A Pioneer Family Saga by Neil Yeates and The March of Folly From Troy to Vietnam by Barbara Tuchman is my inter-library loan. Curiously, we o…

playtheman 2 mos ago
In my continuing efforts to establish good relations with my librarians - The March of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman having arrived - I consulted him about books awaiting his attention. He has about twenty in that categor…

playtheman 2 mos ago
https://bookcrossing.com/---/16767634 [[My question would be Do you use the library is there one close enough to you?]] Yes. A continuing saga! I have viewed the DVD of Molly's Game first because the Librarian though…

playtheman 2 mos ago
Barbara W. Tuchman books when The March of Folly arrives on an interlibrary loan. Meanwhile, continuing with Two Years before the Mast by Richard Dana, (also a first for this author).

playtheman 2 mos ago
[[[[Written by an American academic, Barbara ? deceased 2017/8. Wrote about how elected representatives since the Trojan War change their viewpoint once elected. It has 'morality' in the title. Help please?]] I will be …

playtheman 2 mos ago | 1 replies
[[Written by an American academic, Barbara ? deceased 2017/8. Wrote about how elected representatives since the Trojan War change their viewpoint once elected. It has 'morality' in the title. Help please?]] I will be se…

playtheman 2 mos ago | 2 replies
Written by an American academic, Barbara ? deceased 2017/8. Wrote about how elected representatives since the Trojan War change their viewpoint once elected. It has 'morality' in the title. Help please?

playtheman 2 mos ago
Two Years before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana - 100 pages and no typos noticed. ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/17088780 ) In 1841 it was necessary to sail via Cape Horn to reach the sparsely inhabited west coas…

playtheman 2 mos ago | 4 replies
[ And a Wordsworth Classic first published in 1904: Hadrian the VII by Fr Rolfe/Frederick Baron Corvo.]] Looks interesting - I will see what the Librarian can come up with.

playtheman 3 mos ago
[['Texas' by James A Michener Abe Lincoln has just been elected President - interestingly, Lincoln only got 1/3 of the votes, the other 2/3rds being spread among the other 3 candidates... this of course means that a m…

playtheman 3 mos ago
Reading and transcribing Diction of Foreign Words and Phrases by Daniel Webster. up to Ogni medaglia ha il suo riverso. It. Every medal has its reverse side.

playtheman 3 mos ago
[[Will be continuing a book about a Chinese mogul who avoided starvation in 1961. This is in the Library of our dying friend.]] The books are being sorted. However, the Charmian Clift books have been bequeathed to me.…

playtheman 3 mos ago | 1 replies
Will be continuing a book about a Chinese mogul who avoided starvation in 1961. This is in the Library of our dying friend. [[And are you, like me, having trouble with the BC website at the moment?]] Twice I have b…

playtheman 3 mos ago
Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope is finished. [[and have you made and/or broken any New Year's Resolutions yet???]] Jokingly, I resolved to rite 2024 not 2023;Haven't broken that yet!

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