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by gailtv
May 31st, 2020, 7:16 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi - Section 20 has been completed. https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/endeavourjournal_20_banks_128kb.mp3 24:53.1, 88.1 dB Anne - I love it that you have a wee granddaughter who is "researching" immunology -- but it sounds like she may be a mathematician or modeller if she is copying numbers. I fo...
by gailtv
May 31st, 2020, 6:39 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO With the Empress Dowager of China - annise
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: SOLO With the Empress Dowager of China - annise

Thanks Anne and David --

This project has a DPL who is craigdav1.

Cheers

Gail
by gailtv
May 30th, 2020, 9:01 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi Anne and David -- Thanks both of you for agreeing to help. The Project on Katharine Carl's time in the court of the Empress Dowager of China is now put into the system. When the project opens up I will indicate that we have a DPL and David can leave his trail of .... freshly picked peas? By the t...
by gailtv
May 30th, 2020, 8:07 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO With the Empress Dowager of China - annise
Replies: 3
Views: 102

SOLO With the Empress Dowager of China - annise

With the Empress Dowager of China by Katharine Carl (1865 - 1938) . To be completed later ( Gail Timmerman-Vaughan) Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/withempressdowag00carliala Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ ): standard IMPORTANT - ...
by gailtv
May 29th, 2020, 10:19 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi David and Anne -- I fancy some diversion from Banks, who I have to admit I am finding heavy going because of the lack of/non-standard spelling, punctuation and grammar in his Journal. I have just been listening to a biography of the Empress Dowager Cixi of China (late 19th, early 20th century) wr...
by gailtv
May 24th, 2020, 10:24 pm
Forum: Readers Found
Topic: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap
Replies: 98
Views: 4418

Re: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap

I've caught up.

Chapters 21 and 22 are PL OK!

Also checked the edits to Chapter 18. Thanks for doing that.

Cheers

Gail
by gailtv
May 23rd, 2020, 4:26 pm
Forum: Readers Found
Topic: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap
Replies: 98
Views: 4418

Re: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap

Chapter 17 PL OK!

Chapter 18. Repeat needs to be edited -- "The inestimable" at 8:33.

Chapter 19 PL OK!

Chapter 20 PL OK!

Cheers

Gail
by gailtv
May 22nd, 2020, 3:01 pm
Forum: Readers Found
Topic: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap
Replies: 98
Views: 4418

Re: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap

Chapter 16 is PL OK!

Cheers

Gail
by gailtv
May 22nd, 2020, 1:02 am
Forum: Readers Found
Topic: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap
Replies: 98
Views: 4418

Re: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap

Hi -

I am SO behind on PLing. Apologies for that.

Chapter 15 is PL OK. I hope to make amends .....

I have started on 16 as well -- agreed, feel sorry for Cecil....

Cheers

Gail
by gailtv
May 22nd, 2020, 12:57 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi - I have just uploaded Section 19, which is the first of three Sections that are needed to cover his account of the customs and manners of the Tahitians. https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/endeavourjournal_19_banks_128kb.mp3 26 min 57.4 sec, 89.5 dB Please let me know if I have anything to fix. ...
by gailtv
April 28th, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi Again -- Section 18 is ready. https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/endeavourjournal_18_banks_128kb.mp3 31 min 33.3 sec, 90.7 dB. It's nice that Chicago has community gardens -- I didn't realise that they did. Too bad about the walking trip to Scotland. Hopefully the world will have a new normal by...
by gailtv
April 25th, 2020, 7:18 pm
Forum: Readers Found
Topic: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap
Replies: 98
Views: 4418

Re: (Fiction) The Lady's Mile by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - rap

Hi -- I feel like I have been a bit slack. My activities haven't been conducive to listening. I will make a point of getting back to PLing this book. Cheers. Gail
by gailtv
April 25th, 2020, 7:16 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi David -- I am very sorry to hear that you have lost members of your close community to the virus. Articles in Science on Covid-19 are publicly available -- there is some very sobering reading. Shelter in place/Lockdown is costly for jobs and businesses, but the best of social distancing methods i...
by gailtv
April 19th, 2020, 9:06 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi David and Anne -- Here is Section 16. https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/endeavourjournal_16_banks_128kb.mp3 18:26.7, 89.9 They do their best to burn their bridges before leaving, but maybe they did make some good friends among the Tahitians. And the Tupaia // lions and tigers analogy -- ARRRGGG...
by gailtv
April 9th, 2020, 10:42 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise
Replies: 72
Views: 1974

Re: SOLO - The Endeavour Journal of Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks - annise

Hi -- Here is Section 15 https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/endeavourjournal_15_banks_128kb.mp3 23:53.3, 89.5 dB It's time for them to leave Tahiti before the Tahitians get seriously sick of these arrogant, "entitled" Englishmen. I don't wonder that the Hawaiians killed Cook when he returned to the...