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by jimmowatt
July 15th, 2008, 2:13 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A stolen anna
Replies: 14
Views: 2500

Anna and Maastricht

hehe ... just make sure you put her back where you found her! have a nice visit. Well, we grabbed Anna today and she showed us some remarkable places including 2 fine Catholic churches in the centre of Maastricht. She showed us the Maas itself, helped negotiate how to get ourseles aboard a tourist ...
by jimmowatt
July 15th, 2008, 1:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A stolen anna
Replies: 14
Views: 2500

Awesome. Does Maastricht have a famous dead author of the likes of Thistleton Dyer? It would be great to hear a recording of some of your adventures. I'm hoping there's still something left of Vauban's fortifications and I may do a recording of some of my impressions for Historyzine . I'm really en...
by jimmowatt
July 15th, 2008, 12:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A stolen anna
Replies: 14
Views: 2500

A stolen anna

Greetings
I just wish to express my apologies to anyone expecting the usual speedy response from Anna this week.
I'll be slowing her down just slightly as I grab her for a couple of days to show me the sights of Maastricht.
by jimmowatt
June 27th, 2008, 1:30 pm
Forum: Volunteers Wanted: Other LibriVox Projects
Topic: Librivox Community Podcasters Wanted
Replies: 1820
Views: 251930

The podcast sounded good fun.
Esthers mum sounds like a fine no nonsense type character.
Delightfully sincere.
by jimmowatt
June 15th, 2008, 11:52 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETED: [HISTORY] Famous Sea Fights by John R. Hale - kb
Replies: 158
Views: 25368

section 14

Section 14 done
Here's the link http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/lb/famousseafights_14_hale.mp3
and it's 19 minutes and 31 seconds long.
by jimmowatt
June 15th, 2008, 10:33 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETED: [HISTORY] Famous Sea Fights by John R. Hale - kb
Replies: 158
Views: 25368

Could I volunteer to read section 14?
by jimmowatt
February 13th, 2008, 1:54 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] History of England by T. Macaulay, ch 13 - jm
Replies: 98
Views: 16026

Sibella wrote:Jim, I can do Caet's section.
Hurrah!
Thank you very much.
Then, it is thine.
by jimmowatt
February 7th, 2008, 5:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Members' Podcasts [Please Post New Podcast Here]
Replies: 30
Views: 6457

If I'm still awake I'll be logging in to Talkshoe to say hello
by jimmowatt
February 7th, 2008, 4:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Members' Podcasts [Please Post New Podcast Here]
Replies: 30
Views: 6457

History chat, history podcast reviews, useful web resources and in the latest in our series in the War of the Spanish Succession we'll be taking a look at sieges and the great French engineer, Vauban.
Episode 6 of the History podcast, Historyzine is now available.
http://historyzine.com
by jimmowatt
February 3rd, 2008, 2:01 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe - ge
Replies: 579
Views: 102955

Hiya Gesine
I've uploaded section 57 to the Librivox uploader
Link here http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ge/mysteries_of_udolpho_57_radcliffe.mp3
by jimmowatt
January 17th, 2008, 10:36 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] History of England by T. Macaulay, ch 13 - jm
Replies: 98
Views: 16026

Jim, In case you were wondering, I am working on part 04 now. The recording is done; I just have to finish my edits. I should have it for you this weekend. John Splendid! Then there's just one more chapter from Justin and one from Caeristhiona I have the next one all chopped up and ready so I shall...
by jimmowatt
January 16th, 2008, 5:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: English School System Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 4025

GCSE are a combo of CSE (Certificate of secondary education) and GCE (General Certificate of Education) GCE was for the more academic students and CSE for those whose talents lay elsewhere. Of course this was considered terribly exclusionary so the exams/coursework were combined and are a strange so...
by jimmowatt
January 16th, 2008, 12:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: English School System Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 4025

A first is a university degree classification The classifications are 1st 2:1 2:2 3rd and an ordinary - which is just a pass. first 2:1 is an upper 2nd 2:2 a second Third Degrees are usually 3 years for an ordinary and then you can study an extra year to gain an honours and that's where you would ge...
by jimmowatt
January 15th, 2008, 12:33 pm
Forum: Volunteers Wanted: Other LibriVox Projects
Topic: Librivox Community Podcasters Wanted
Replies: 1820
Views: 251930

As we warned a few weeks ago we'll be changing where the original feed comes from. This shouldn't affect downloads or subscribers at all and shouldn't affect where you get the Librivox Community Podcast from.
But
If anything strange does happen.
Well,it's all my fault.
by jimmowatt
January 15th, 2008, 11:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Members' Podcasts [Please Post New Podcast Here]
Replies: 30
Views: 6457

A heads up for those who listen to my podcast series Historyzine

Episode 5 is now available and can be found at Historyzine.com