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by barbara2
October 21st, 2019, 2:21 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg
Replies: 16
Views: 355

Re: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg

Hi Barbara, Section 3 is up: 15:15 https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/charlesjamesfox_03_wakeman_128kb.mp3 My best, Pam This is very enjoyable! PL OK. I half-remembered an incident related by Samuel Rogers and just searched for, and found, it: "...Fox, when a very young man, was a prodigious dand...
by barbara2
October 19th, 2019, 4:55 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo
Replies: 30
Views: 642

Re: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo

pnagami wrote:
October 19th, 2019, 4:42 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 8 is PL OK.

A fascinating chapter!

I remember you read Thomas Browne for Librivox.

My best,

Pam
Thanks, Pam. I fell in love with Thomas Browne.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
October 19th, 2019, 2:33 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo
Replies: 30
Views: 642

Re: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo

Section 8, Makers of English Words

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/englishlanguage_08_smith_128kb.mp3
M:S
24:37

In which our author is a not altogether reliable forecaster when it comes to C19 contributions to our vocabulary...

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
October 18th, 2019, 12:10 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg
Replies: 16
Views: 355

Re: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg

pnagami wrote:
October 17th, 2019, 8:44 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 2 is up:

17:09

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/charlesjamesfox_02_wakeman_128kb.mp3

Lady Waldegrave was the illegitimate niece of Horace Walpole.

My best,

Pam
Yes! So many familiar names...I'll have to get reacquainted with their owners.

PL OK.

Barbara
by barbara2
October 14th, 2019, 1:01 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg
Replies: 16
Views: 355

Re: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg

pnagami wrote:
October 10th, 2019, 8:42 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 1 is up:

17:42

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/charlesjamesfox_01_wakeman_128kb.mp3

Thank you again for agreeing to help with this project!

Pam
Section 1 is PL OK. So many old names of which I have confused memories from our time with Samuel Rogers...

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
October 13th, 2019, 6:07 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg
Replies: 16
Views: 355

Re: [solo biography] Charles James Fox by Henry Offley Wakeman - tg

pnagami wrote:
October 10th, 2019, 8:42 am
Hi Barbara,

Section 1 is up:

17:42

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/charlesjamesfox_01_wakeman_128kb.mp3

Thank you again for agreeing to help with this project!

Pam
Great! I've been looking out for him but he got away on me.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
October 13th, 2019, 4:41 am
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello my name is linda
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Re: Hello my name is linda

Hello. I am new and very interested in narrating. I am on a disability pension looking for work but pain is severe right now, it's hard to stand and to think. I am also into what volunteer work I can do and would like to do librivox regularly. There are 2 things I loved since childhood. One was wri...
by barbara2
October 11th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald : Completing the "Autobiography of a seaman". Vol2-ag
Replies: 35
Views: 1333

Re: [SOLO] The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald : Completing the "Autobiography of a seaman". Vol2

PS: It's raining! Here too, which is great because we've had some bushfires in the hinterland nearby. Which bit of Oz are you in Barbara? I'm sorry if you've already told me: my memory is a bit flaky at times. Reloaded as https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/lifeofthomaslordcochrane2_04_bourne_128k...
by barbara2
October 11th, 2019, 1:21 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald : Completing the "Autobiography of a seaman". Vol2-ag
Replies: 35
Views: 1333

Re: [SOLO] The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald : Completing the "Autobiography of a seaman". Vol2

Ch4: 25:15 https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/lifeofthomaslordcochrane2_04_bourne_128kb.mp3 When you're listening could you keep an ear out for a mistake I was making, which I think I've fixed? I was pronouncing "Spetzas" as "Spetznas". (Cochrane is using and archaic spelling here: it's called "S...
by barbara2
October 6th, 2019, 5:46 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE]Some Everyday Folk & Dawn by Miles Franklin-ans
Replies: 113
Views: 10277

Re: [group]Some Everyday Folk & Dawn by Miles Franklin-ans

Final section! This one was a bit longer, so I wanted to wait until I was sure my voice could do it all in one sitting! https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/everydayfolk_28_franklin_128kb.mp3 (16:55) PL OK and an idyllic section to finish the project, thank you Beth. Lucas, I have filled out the MW ...
by barbara2
October 6th, 2019, 1:39 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE]Some Everyday Folk & Dawn by Miles Franklin-ans
Replies: 113
Views: 10277

Re: [group]Some Everyday Folk & Dawn by Miles Franklin-ans

Elizabby wrote:
October 5th, 2019, 11:12 pm
Final section! This one was a bit longer, so I wanted to wait until I was sure my voice could do it all in one sitting!

https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/everydayfolk_28_franklin_128kb.mp3 (16:55)
Thank you Beth.

Barbara
by barbara2
October 5th, 2019, 5:59 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo
Replies: 30
Views: 642

Re: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo

pnagami wrote:
October 5th, 2019, 3:22 pm
Hi Barbara,

Section 6 is PL OK.

James Joyce mentioned in a couple of times in "Ulysses."

Did you like that book? I did.

Pam
Thanks Pam.

I only made it about 3/4 of the way through "Ulysses". If you liked it, maybe I should have another go at it.

Best,

Barbara
by barbara2
October 5th, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo
Replies: 30
Views: 642

Re: [LANGUAGE] The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith -jo

Section 6 - Word-making in English: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/englishlanguage_06_smith_128kb.mp3 M:S 25:03 So that was the meaning of "The Ayenbite of Inwyt —also Aȝenbite (Agenbite) of Inwit" (which lurked in my memory, DK why) - the " again -biting" is "feeling re morse". Best...
by barbara2
October 4th, 2019, 9:12 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Books
Topic: [Aus. History]Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland - annise
Replies: 108
Views: 4652

Re: [Aus. History]Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland - annise

Here is chapter 19 https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/reminiscences_19_petrie_128kb.mp3 duration 25.23 I do hope this is OK i have been having a bit of a problem with the microphone with intermittent muffling occurring. I am not entirely sure why this is happening. Maybe as i use a lapel microphon...