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Post by KiltedDragon » May 3rd, 2018, 5:55 am

Stories of Starland by Mary Proctor (1862 - 1957).

Henry asks his sister Mary about the sky. She tells him all about the Sun, the Planets, the Moon, Comets and Meteors, and Stars. Mary tells her brother about mythologies people believed about the earth and sky along with true scientific information. (pjcsaville)
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Post by KiltedDragon » May 3rd, 2018, 5:56 am

This is an abandoned solo I have turned into a group project.
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Post by 2839reader » May 8th, 2018, 10:29 pm

Claim 4 and 5 please.
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Post by KiltedDragon » May 9th, 2018, 4:20 am

All yours. Thanks.
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Post by onservantswings » May 9th, 2018, 1:08 pm

I'd like 2 & 3 please!

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Post by KiltedDragon » May 9th, 2018, 3:12 pm

Sections 2 and 3 are all yours. Thanks.
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Post by Pinchcliff » May 15th, 2018, 1:32 pm

Could I have sections 6 and 7?

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Post by KiltedDragon » May 15th, 2018, 5:40 pm

You certainly can. Thanks.
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Post by rampantant » May 17th, 2018, 6:37 am

May I claim the last 3? (Sections 8, 9 and 10)

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Post by KiltedDragon » May 17th, 2018, 10:00 am

You certainly can. Thanks.
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Post by rampantant » May 19th, 2018, 5:25 am

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Post by Pinchcliff » May 19th, 2018, 9:04 am


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Post by Pinchcliff » May 20th, 2018, 9:35 am

Section 7: Comets and Meteors [09:15]
https://librivox.org/uploads/kilteddragon/storiesofstarland_07_proctor_128kb.mp3

Let me know what ya reckon :)

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Post by Pinchcliff » May 21st, 2018, 7:01 am

Pinchcliff wrote:
May 20th, 2018, 9:35 am
Section 7: Comets and Meteors [09:15]
https://librivox.org/uploads/kilteddragon/storiesofstarland_07_proctor_128kb.mp3

Let me know what ya reckon :)
Hey Kilt, thanks for the listen, but I'm not sure how to find the PL notes.. could you add a link, or copy them to the thread? Thanks :)

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Post by KiltedDragon » May 21st, 2018, 9:30 am

Pinchcliff wrote:
May 21st, 2018, 7:01 am
Hey Kilt, thanks for the listen, but I'm not sure how to find the PL notes.. could you add a link, or copy them to the thread? Thanks :)
Actually, CraigDave1 is the proof listener. He may have sent you the notes in a Private Message.
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