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by MARTIN GEESON
September 29th, 2020, 1:35 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best dog names?
Replies: 37
Views: 10809

Re: Best dog names?

I know a mischievous Jack Russell by the name of Tyke. It fits him to a T.
by MARTIN GEESON
May 25th, 2020, 2:36 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: New feature suggestion: add "rating" from external website, for browsing the catalog
Replies: 20
Views: 2202

Re: New feature suggestion: add "rating" from external website, for browsing the catalog

I'm trying to get back to recording, after a long break. One of the several reasons I stopped was reading mean-spirited and hostile comments and 'reviews' - particularly on Archive and (above all) YouTube. So I've resolved NEVER to look at ratings again. One exception: the cordial Thank You letters ...
by MARTIN GEESON
May 10th, 2020, 2:58 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: The Advantage Of Multiple Versions
Replies: 42
Views: 3446

Re: The Advantage Of Multiple Versions

How can you saythat, lurcherlover? - I'm truly enjoying your recording of The Clue of the Twisted Candle, and have no complaints!

Martin (a terrier-lover)
by MARTIN GEESON
May 9th, 2020, 10:16 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: How long does a recording take you?
Replies: 12
Views: 1810

Re: How long does a recording take you?

Well first of all, I never record anything without reading the text through beforehand, whether it’s one chapter or an entire book. Then I check the pronunciations of any words I’m unsure of. (DACSoft) How I wish some of the professional readers on Audible would do the same. I recently listened to ...
by MARTIN GEESON
April 26th, 2018, 6:34 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [FICTION] A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo

All remaining section passed PL OK - project ready for cataloguing.

Thanks so much for introducing me to a Turgenev story I had not previously read. :)

Very best wishes
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
April 24th, 2018, 10:00 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [FICTION] A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo

Sections 14 through to 20 all excellently PL OK - Will listen to remaining sections tomorrow. :)

Best, Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
April 9th, 2018, 4:10 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [FICTION] A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo

Sections 12, 13, and 14 all passed PL OK.

Best
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
March 24th, 2018, 2:02 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [FICTION] A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo

Sorry about the delay!

Confirming Sections 8, 9, 10 and 11 are all PL OK.

More to follow...

Best, Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
February 25th, 2018, 7:50 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [FICTION] A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo

Another six sextions! - A real listening treat...

Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - all passed PL OK.

Best
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
February 19th, 2018, 7:05 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [FICTION] A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo

Chapter 1 and 2 (Section 01) PL OK throughout - and most excellently read.

Best regards
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
February 17th, 2018, 8:19 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: A House of Gentlefolk by Turgenev - jo
Replies: 54
Views: 3857

Re: [SOLO] A House of the Gentlefolk by Turgenev

May I volunteer as DPL? I have enjoyed recording Turgenev and would enjoy even more hearing your project.

Best
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
November 21st, 2017, 3:48 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: {SOLO} Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock - darv
Replies: 16
Views: 3691

Re: {SOLO} Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock - darv

My apologies for long absence. All sort of RL nuisances have cropped up to delay my recording anything, but I would like to return to this project as soon as...

Many thanks
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
November 7th, 2017, 8:01 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Suggest a "Staff Pick" for archive.org
Replies: 1183
Views: 169380

Re: Suggest a "Staff Pick" for archive.org

Poetry:

An eloquent, and beautiful, affirmation of the power of spirituality to overcome earthly tragedy - here, the loss of a loved-one:

https://librivox.org/in-memoriam-ahh-by-alfred-lord-tennyson/

Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
September 1st, 2017, 6:58 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam - tg
Replies: 19
Views: 2961

Re: [Solo] The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam - tg

Again, Apologies for delay. Section 3 confirmed all OK.

Likewise all OK with Sections 4 and 5.

All ready for cataloguing - and excellent job, Algy.

Best
Martin
by MARTIN GEESON
July 29th, 2017, 4:43 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam - tg
Replies: 19
Views: 2961

Re: [Solo] The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam - tg

Section 2 now perfect. Section 3, verse 221: Lover o' me, full of dain and gaiety... - read as "... full of delight " Rolfe's passion for using obscure (and invented) words has led him astray here, I think. Although "dain" (deer, roe in Middle French) is sometimes found to mean a sweetheart, I suspe...