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by grant007love
September 16th, 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: Hi from Scotland

msfry wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 6:47 am
Please post notice here when you've posted your 1 minute test.
msfry - apologies - going through old posts and noted your last comment. 1 minute test is done and added a few stories in the past few weeks.
Take care,
by grant007love
September 16th, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: CLOSED Ghost and Horror Story Collection Vol. 043 - rap
Replies: 58
Views: 1003

Re: OPEN Ghost and Horror Story Collection Vol. 043 - rap

I really enjoyed reading St.Andrews Ghost by W.T.Linskill that I read another from the same collection. A Scottish ghost story for you, by a Scottish voice. I chuckled when I read Leuchars, a Town in Scotland, and wondered how non-Scottish readers may pronounce it. Phonetically it is "Lookers" ! htt...
by grant007love
September 16th, 2020, 2:31 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: CLOSED Ghost and Horror Story Collection Vol. 043 - rap
Replies: 58
Views: 1003

Re: OPEN Ghost and Horror Story Collection Vol. 043 - rap

https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/ghohor043_phantomcoach_linskill_gl_128kb.mp3 The True Tale of the Phantom Coach by W.T. Linskill https://www.gutenberg.org/files/56411/56411-h/56411-h.htm#The_True_Tale_of_the 09m:29s Thank you for your recording, Grant! All perfect! We just need 5 seconds o...
by grant007love
August 12th, 2020, 6:30 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [Weekly Poetry] Sonnet 38 from The Growth of Love by Robert Bridges - dl
Replies: 70
Views: 686

Re: [Weekly Poetry] Sonnet 38 from The Growth of Love by Robert Bridges - dl

Here is my recording - thank you. 01:09 https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/sonnet38_bridges_gl_128kb.mp3 Thanks Grant There were a few issues with your recording: 1) closing silence was 9 seconds - it should be 5 2) recording was too loud. This video has instructions about adjusting volume to the...
by grant007love
August 12th, 2020, 2:44 pm
Forum: Listeners & Editors Wanted
Topic: 1 minute test - raw and unprocessed [OK]
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: 1 minute test - raw and unprocessed

Hi Ashleigh - thank you - I did as you suggested and here is the tweaked version of my 1 minute test.
I would appreciate your comments - I think it sounds a bit more polished!
https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_grant007love.mp3
by grant007love
August 12th, 2020, 2:13 pm
Forum: Listeners & Editors Wanted
Topic: 1 minute test - raw and unprocessed [OK]
Replies: 3
Views: 64

1 minute test - raw and unprocessed [OK]

Thank you for listening. USB microphone, windows 10, using Audacity.
https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_grant007love.mp3
by grant007love
August 12th, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: Hi from Scotland

I am confident you know that there are so many accents in the UK; and Scotland has them sometimes different by the square mile! As with Shakespeare, there may be words that will require a quick internet search to understand the meaning. Quick example - I was born and raised in Dundee (east coast) an...
by grant007love
August 11th, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: Hi from Scotland

msfry - growing up we had poems to learn and Burns was of course the bard of choice. Wee sleekit courin timerous beastie ! Love it!
by grant007love
August 10th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Scotland
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: Hi from Scotland

Good to know there is a shortage of Scottish voices out there - I am waiting for my microphone delivery today - Thank you Amazon - then my Scottish voice will be out there - looking forward to rolling the R's and hopefully there is a chapter to read about the Scottish town of Ecclefechan ! https://e...
by grant007love
July 12th, 2020, 6:31 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada !
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Hello from Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada !

Hello LibriVoxarians (I just made that up!) My name is Grant Love originally from Scotland, UK, and our family decided on a Westward Adventure in 2005 to Alberta, Canada. Weary of the winters in Alberta we decided to move to Vancouver Island and settle in Ladysmith in 2020. Having dual nationality w...