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PostPosted: 15 Dec 2015, 20:17 
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Hello! My board name is Bibliophil ...my name is Jean.
I am in the second half of my fifties (like the second week of a holiday it is passing fast).
I live in Kent.
I have a lovely SLOC, four children, two grandchildren.
I was a lecturer and teacher.
It seems odd to be introducing myself, because I feel like I know you all already. I love to browse the forum and really enjoy reading the contributions.
The first EBD book I read was a Birthday present from my big sister, The Wrong CS. It hooked me...I collected many more from charity shops. My favourite books are set in the Tyrol...and my favourite character...I feel like it SHOULD be Joey, and it feels disloyal to say it isn't ...but I'm not sure.
Reading the books is pure escapism to a world where whatever happens, the day ends in safety...with plenty of good food on the way. What more can you ask?


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 Post subject: Re: Going public
PostPosted: 15 Dec 2015, 20:45 
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Welcome Bibliophil - what a great name :D

I have just finished a reread of Wrong and thought what an excellent book it is, even though it isn't set in the Tyrol - that's also my favourite location.

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Welcome to the CBB, Jean :D .

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 Post subject: Re: Going public
PostPosted: 15 Dec 2015, 21:00 
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Bibliophil wrote:
It seems odd to be introducing myself, because I feel like I know you all already. I love to browse the forum and really enjoy reading the contributions.
:D But it's much nicer for the rest of us to get to know you, Jean - good evening and welcome.

PS If you think your fifties are speeding by, your sixties aren't any better!


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PostPosted: 15 Dec 2015, 21:15 
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Glad you decided to delurk, Jean. :D

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PostPosted: 15 Dec 2015, 22:07 
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Welcome to the CBB Jean - glad you delurked :D

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 Post subject: Re: Going public
PostPosted: 16 Dec 2015, 09:17 
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'De lurk'! I love it! Thank you for the warm welcome, everyone.


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Welcome the the CBB!


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PostPosted: 16 Dec 2015, 14:35 
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Hello Jean and welcome to the CBB


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PostPosted: 17 Dec 2015, 21:55 
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Noreen wrote:
If you think your fifties are speeding by, your sixties aren't any better!

I can most definitely concur with that, Noreen, as I will be leaving my own sixties in six months time. Where did they go? :shock:

Hello and welcome to the board, Jean. :D Glad you've been enjoying it already.

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PostPosted: 18 Dec 2015, 13:56 
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Welcome Jean, from someone who leaves her 50s behind in just over a month! They have certainly flown by.

It's nice to get to know more about you.

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Welcome, Jean! :)

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Hello and welcome!

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PostPosted: 21 Dec 2015, 12:55 
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Hello and nice to 'meet' you. Hope you continue to feel you want to join in now you have de-lurked :-)

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Hello from another in Kent. :D

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Hello Jean from another in Kent. Nice to meet you. I live in Gillingham but I grew up in Rochester.

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