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by k5hsj
Yesterday, 6:59 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Author's Date of Death
Replies: 4
Views: 102

Re: Author's Date of Death

Hi Garth, I was once an avid genealogist, so thought I'd see if I still had the chops. :D I came up with a Samuel Leonard Bastin who was born in 1880 in Alton, Hampshire. Also found that Samuel Leonard Bastin, described as "journalist" was grantee of a will probated in the Bournemouth District in th...
by k5hsj
April 13th, 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv

Taxes done, Section 3 is up. Life is good! :D
by k5hsj
March 26th, 2019, 11:13 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Learning English recordings
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Learning English recordings

Phil, I'm sure there are LibriVoxers more knowledgeable than I, but the BBC and VOA ELL programs come to mind. A treasure trove of on line material seems to be located at https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/esl-ell-resources-for-teachers-parents-and-students/, but I take no responsibil...
by k5hsj
March 22nd, 2019, 6:57 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv

Section 2 is up, Colleen. Now I can go do my taxes! :)
by k5hsj
March 21st, 2019, 10:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Bloopers - 2
Replies: 836
Views: 123930

Re: Bloopers - 2

by k5hsj
March 12th, 2019, 7:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: How to say edited OR rather the fun way we say words
Replies: 16
Views: 3220

Re: How to say edited

Pardon the probably stupid question, but since I have two residents of the Sun-burned Land available, I have to ask if there’s a strong regional difference between the speech of a Sydney and a Melbourne resident. Curious minds want to know. :D

Winston
by k5hsj
March 12th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE Short Poetry Collection 190 - rap
Replies: 90
Views: 1911

Re: OPEN Short Poetry Collection 190 - rap

Rapunzelina, Trying to get these poems in ahead of doing my taxes this year. :) I hear an army charging upon the land by James Joyce (1882 - 1941) Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2817 Duration: 1:08 MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc190_ihearanarmy_wt_128kb.mp3 Elegy by D. H. La...
by k5hsj
February 26th, 2019, 11:50 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: ~ [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv

Thanks, Colleen. Welcome aboard! The novels are a few years away yet, but I may not still have a voice left to read with by then, so I'm going to try to plug away at the Continental Op stories from Black Mask in the meantime. :D Section one is up and awaiting your ears. Bev, I guess we can de-tilde ...
by k5hsj
February 25th, 2019, 7:40 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE Short Poetry Collection 189 - rap
Replies: 53
Views: 1323

Re: OPEN Short Poetry Collection 189 - rap

Rapunzelina, Here are three for a windy, rainy day in February (at least in the San Francisco Bay Area): Thursday by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4399 Duration: 0:40 MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc189_thursday_wt_128kb.mp3 You cannot put...
by k5hsj
February 25th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv

Hi Bev,

It's been a long time! I still have fond memories of the Frost pieces we did together. :D Glad to see you've joined the Admin team--we need good people to keep us up and running. Thanks for taking on this project for me. Hope the winter isn't too bad up your way.

Best regards,

Winston
by k5hsj
February 25th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv
Replies: 13
Views: 332

[SOLO] Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett - darv

Five Continental Op Stories by Dashiell Hammett (1894 - 1961) . Before Sam Spade chased the black bird in The Maltese Falcon and Nick and Nora Charles stirred their first martinis in The Thin Man, the Continental Op walked early twentieth century San Francisco’s mean streets for the Continental Det...
by k5hsj
January 30th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE Short Poetry Collection 188 - rap
Replies: 57
Views: 1554

Re: OPEN Short Poetry Collection 188 - rap

Rapunzelina, Just to add to your end of month LibriVox workload: :D Poetry by Claude McKay (1890-1948) Text: https://archive.org/details/HarlemShadows/page/n85 Duration: 1:04 MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc188_poetry_wt_128kb.mp3 The Vast Hour by Genevieve Taggard (1894-1948) Text:...
by k5hsj
January 21st, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [Complete] Short Story Collection Vol. 77 - lt
Replies: 72
Views: 2057

Re: Short Story Collection Vol. 77 - lt

Lynne & Cheryl, Here's the Hemingway, at last! He's harder to read than you would imagine from his rep as a short declarative sentence guy! :D My Old Man by Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) Text: https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.499337 Duration: 29:38 MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynne...
by k5hsj
January 15th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: [not LV - FOUND] younger female voice needed for reading
Replies: 4
Views: 3533

Re: [not LV - FOUND] younger female voice needed for reading

It appears to be available on the historyradio.org website as a four part podcast.