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message 1: by P (last edited Mar 20, 2009 02:28AM) (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Sam

They say at the end every hero is a bore. That's true too with technology. I began last night with high excitement that here at last in cyberspace I had found in this site something meaningful. A place worth the surfing. A home for scattered thoughts and a country to explore. Twenty hours or so later I arrive with the help of a new found friend reminded yet again that new media still has a way to go until it becomes truly intuitive and receives its true passport to world domination.
And so a technical Luddite has stumbled upon your shore. If you are a native here and would welcome an alien I am glad at last to be among you and my right hand is extended.


message 2: by T.O.L.I. (new)

T.O.L.I. (Taleoflostink) | 1367 comments welcome!


message 3: by P (last edited Mar 20, 2009 02:28AM) (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Thankyou.
Its been an effort but now I'm here at least the adventure begins. For a while I thought I was going to be spending more time working on the system than actually talking about and reading books.
Great that you like Soccer.


message 4: by Paul (new)

Paul Newcastle United? Well, I guess someone has to support them.


message 5: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*dances into Petter's Cubical*

Yeah, Peter, you made it. I like what the builders did with your room :]

Nice desk, but your walls need something...I brought you a poster ...

http://www.footballpictures.net/data/...

Oh, and here is a plate of freshly baked brownies.
*Puts the plate of brownies on Peter's desk*

Welcome to our little world :]

*Dances out of the room*


message 6: by T.O.L.I. (new)

T.O.L.I. (Taleoflostink) | 1367 comments mmmmmmm brownies


message 7: by Paige (new)

Paige Miller | 4362 comments *steals a brownie*


message 8: by T.O.L.I. (new)

T.O.L.I. (Taleoflostink) | 1367 comments lol


message 9: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*Checks back into Peter's cubical*

Hmmm, fairy dust everywhere...Why am I not surprised?

*Puts more brownies on the plate*


message 10: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Dee wrote: "*Checks back into Peter's cubical*

Hmmm, fairy dust everywhere...Why am I not surprised?

*Puts more brownies on the plate*"


Dee wrote: "*Checks back into Peter's cubical*

Hmmm, fairy dust everywhere...Why am I not surprised?

*Puts more brownies on the plate*"


I,ve just come in and there are cookies missing and I don't know how to put my poster up.
Fairy dust is not something we Brits recognise but I do see the door swinging closed. I'll be here for a while.
Thankyou so much for the gifts, I will now attempt to have them fuel my meanderings.


message 11: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*Dances into Cubical with thumbtacks*

Hey Peter, I brought Edward with me, he is taller and does a great job with hanging posters.

*Looks around for the best place*
Ok, Edward, put it over there, on the wall opposite Peter's desk.

*Brings in a jar of Double Devon Cream and a plate of Walkers Shortbread*


message 12: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Have to ask...when not in your writing cubical, where is home?


message 13: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Dee wrote: "Have to ask...when not in your writing cubical, where is home?"

Home is where my heart is. Right now it's London. However, at this moment I'm in Nashville. You did ask.


message 14: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Nashville is a fun town.

My heart is in Tintagel, but my body is in New York :)

Good thing our hearts can survive without our bodies :)



message 15: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*Rushes out of room and rushes back with poster in hand*

Ok, here is another poster for your wall :)
http://stubwah1.files.wordpress.com/2...


message 16: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Would you like Edward to hang it for you?

So, wow, Nashville, is really, really, really a long way from London.


message 17: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
I mean...like the polar opposite of London.


message 18: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Yes, and I am enjoying the relative warmth though I haven't stepped out of the hotel today.
I went to the Grand Old Opry last night. I felt conspicuously underdressed without a stetson. No need for them in London


message 19: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
If you are going to stay there for any length of time, you will at least have to buy a decent pair of cowboy boots :)


message 20: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Warmth is nice. We actually had sun today :)


message 21: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Dee wrote: "Warmth is nice. We actually had sun today :)"

I,ve scratched out another bit of 'A Stranger in a strange land '. Is this bit of writing in what you call my cubicle ? If so, how do I post it to the group. I really am hopless at this techno stuff. Thanks also for the pictures but where do I put them ? Maybe I,ve been sent to develop your patience muscles !


message 22: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (last edited Feb 08, 2009 02:17PM) (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*Points around the room where Edward has pinned the posters to your walls*

Posters are already hung, hopefully your like the placement. Makes your cubical very cozy, don't you think?

In a manly-man sort of way of course :]


message 23: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (last edited Feb 08, 2009 02:20PM) (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Stranger in a Strange Land
by Peter
Chapter One
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3...
Chapter Two
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3...


message 24: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Ta Da...Ok, your pictures are hung, and links to your stories posted.

*Pours you a spot of tea, and puts it on your desk*

There, now you are all comfy cozy in your new writing cubical.


message 25: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Dear Dee,
Thankyou for this. I followed the links and saw that the pieces have indeed been posted. I'm not sure how you did that but will ponder it awhile. BUT, I cant see any posters anywhere. Am I in the wrong room or something ? I think I may go slightly mad before I figure this out. The writing is very easy compared to this. When I crack it a bottle of champagne will be delivered to your cubicle - if I ever find it !


message 26: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (last edited Feb 08, 2009 02:45PM) (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*Sits Peter down in the big chair, at his desk, takes off his glasses and cleans them on a corner of my T-shirt. Puts his glasses back on him*

Better?

Ok, Now look across from you, on the wall. See the poster of the footy-ball team?

http://www.footballpictures.net/data/...

Good.

Not look to your right
*Swivels Peter's chair around*

See on that wall, the picture of London?
http://stubwah1.files.wordpress.com/2...

Oh, and here is the map that will lead you to my cubical, it is located in the building next to you.

*points to the red x on the map*
I am right there :]

http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/9...


message 27: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Well, I do recognise that I might be an intellectualy challenged Old Countryman but I also appreciate great help. I now see the pictures and I've found you. Which is really great. I will be dropping into your cubicle with such regularity you might take to hiding under your desk.
I think my spatial imagination is slightly lacking but I think I'm beginning to get used to this cubicle concept.
Mine might need to be padded !


message 28: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Oh, not a problem...there is a ton of padding under the oak paneling :)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. The only silly question is the one "not" asked.


message 29: by Paige (new)

Paige Miller | 4362 comments Dee wrote: "*Checks back into Peter's cubical*

Hmmm, fairy dust everywhere...Why am I not surprised?

*Puts more brownies on the plate*"


Sorry, Dee, couldn't resist.=D

Don't worry Peter, Dee's cubical is more popular than the party room!


message 30: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (last edited Feb 09, 2009 07:12PM) (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*points in Tink's direction* and more messy too :]


message 31: by Paige (new)

Paige Miller | 4362 comments *laughs* I take full credit.


message 32: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
*Puts a fresh bunch of flowers on Peter's desk*

http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/...

*leaves a note*

Have a most wonderful day


message 33: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Well I'm back at my desk/in my cubicle/writing words in a little box. I still haven't got used to this site properly yet. For instance I still haven't seen the pictures and at least one piece of my writing seems to have disapeared into cyberspace. It's a fascinating place though and am sure once I get the hang of it will feel at home. I'll try to post something tonight, Thanks for the flowers,(in Faith), they're very nice.


message 34: by Paige (new)

Paige Miller | 4362 comments *tink flies in, fairy dust going everywhere*

Don't clean it up, Peter (ha ha! You have the same name as my unicorn and sidekick, Peter!) it's good luck!!!!!! =D

Just thought I'd check in... how are you?


message 35: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Good Morning Peter

As to the pictures, click on the links and they will display the images :)

I enjoyed your poetry.

Wishing you a most wonderful week


message 36: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Paige aka Tink wrote: "*tink flies in, fairy dust going everywhere*

Don't clean it up, Peter (ha ha! You have the same name as my unicorn and sidekick, Peter!) it's good luck!!!!!! =D

Just thought I'd check in... how a..."





message 37: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments I'm doing good. I am just about getting the hang of this. Still haven't quite worked out how to post my work but I dont think the world will stop turning while I figure it.
Am going to try to write something today.
How are you ?


message 38: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Dee wrote: "Good Morning Peter

As to the pictures, click on the links and they will display the images :)

I enjoyed your poetry.

Wishing you a most wonderful week"


Dee wrote: "Good Morning Peter

As to the pictures, click on the links and they will display the images :)

I enjoyed your poetry.

Wishing you a most wonderful week"





message 39: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Peter wrote: "Dee wrote: "Good Morning Peter

As to the pictures, click on the links and they will display the images :)

I enjoyed your poetry.

Wishing you a most wonderful week"

Dee wrote: "Good Morn..."


Just when I thought I was getting the hang of this I post your message twice instead of responding. How about I write an article called 'Confessions of an inept technophobe'.
Thanks for the tip on the pictures, I'll go and click them !
How are you ?




message 40: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Hey Peter :)

I am doing very fine this beautiful day...and you?

How is Nashville treating you?


message 41: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Oh, and here is a link to your poem,
It is very beautiful by the way :)
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3...


message 42: by P (new)

P (Petergoodreadscom) | 85 comments Dee wrote: "Oh, and here is a link to your poem,
It is very beautiful by the way :)
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3..."


Oh, thanks very much. I'm sitting on a plane in Detroit waiting to fly to London. Am about to settle down with my book'The 19th wife' and hopefully go to sleep very quickly.
Thanks for the link.


message 43: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
If you run into Martin Millar while in London...please give him a huge hug from me :)

Have a safe trip.


message 44: by [deleted user] (new)

have fun while writing your book!!


message 45: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Hey Peter,
When you get back to the states (assuming you are coming back), I will have to send you a copy of SOA, so that you will have something to read on your next trip across the pond :)


message 46: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Good Morning Peter,

We hope you had a smooth ride and uneventful flight back to London.

Wishing you a weekend filled with magical moments of writing inspiration, and no use for a bumbershoot :]


message 47: by Paige (new)

Paige Miller | 4362 comments YUP!


message 48: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
Peter Wrote:

Alzheimers Valentine
by Peter Kerridge

I do not recall
the first time we met
or the last time we kissed
or what makes you smile.
I remember strange and mysterious things that are sometimes about you
or someone else,
Yours a jaded reflection
shimmering through the broken pool,
In the hotchpotch of my mind there are a thousand scrambled jigsaws
but your picture shines so many times.
So many times I look for you
but your not with me,
You do the same.
I often travel to far away places
but when I return
I come home to you.



message 49: by Dee, Fan of the "Young Prose Society" (new)

Dee Marie (Dee_Marie) | 3382 comments Mod
OK, that should do it :)


message 50: by Paige (new)

Paige Miller | 4362 comments Cool.


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