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by Peter Why
August 30th, 2020, 11:29 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Dramatic Works
Topic: [FULL][DR]The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -ke
Replies: 546
Views: 25397

Re: [FULL][DR]The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -ke

Thanks, Tomas. I'll PL it later today. I'm off for a week's holiday shortly, so I won't be able to edit Watson into the file until late next week.

Peter
by Peter Why
August 30th, 2020, 5:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Interesting ... and irrelevant
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Re: Interesting ... and irrelevant

I remember a small collection of short stories in Analog around 1970, one of which was called Ravenshaw of Wild Blue Yonder. A small organisation was set up to investigate odd inventions, in the hope of discovering *extremely* odd devices and situations. One of the (ha!) ordinary inventions they rec...
by Peter Why
August 30th, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Dramatic Works
Topic: [FULL][DR]The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -ke
Replies: 546
Views: 25397

Re: [FULL][DR]The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -ke

Thanks, Tomas; I'm looking forward to it.
Peter
by Peter Why
August 29th, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Interesting ... and irrelevant
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Re: Interesting ... and irrelevant

There are a few people who I think would benefit the world more as compost than as they are.

.... and to my daughter I bequeath two kilogrammes of potting compost ...

... or ... "Your roses are looking lovely!" "You can thank my neighbour for that."

Peter
by Peter Why
August 29th, 2020, 4:33 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Interesting ... and irrelevant
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Re: Interesting ... and irrelevant

The Moon Is Not Far Enough! .... unpublished Heinlein story. .... it was a very mixed colony ... he wasn't an antipodeophobe. I like the (was it Professor? ... I no longer have a copy)'s views on anarchy and law. .... and the recycling of the bodies of deceased family members in the garden tunnels. ...
by Peter Why
August 28th, 2020, 10:27 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Increasing Volume in GarageBand
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: Increasing Volume in GarageBand

I've never used Garageband, but I poked around in the online manual and found this: https://help.apple.com/garageband/mac/10.3/#/gbnd5e8076d0 ... which is about "working with the master track" and mentions adjusting the overall volume. It does sound straightforward, but, of course, it may not be. Pe...
by Peter Why
August 28th, 2020, 12:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Interesting ... and irrelevant
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Re: Interesting ... and irrelevant

... and it *was* interesting. I bought a lot of Heinlein's novels years ago, but, apart from The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, feel no urge to reread any of them. A couple of fragments from that article that stood out for me: Moreover I think the current length of the term of copyright (life plus 70 yea...
by Peter Why
August 23rd, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Roles for DR Tolkien(when it goes PD)(in 2032?)
Replies: 17
Views: 765

Re: Roles for DR Tolkien(when it goes PD)

One of the ents ... probably the chatty one, whose name I can't remember (not Treebeard).
Peter
by Peter Why
August 22nd, 2020, 8:07 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [Weekly Poetry] Among the Rice Fields by Laurence Hope - dl
Replies: 57
Views: 650

Re: [Weekly Poetry] Among the Rice Fields by Laurence Hope - dl

James, Newgatenovelist has just started a collection of her verse as a solo: https://forum.librivox.org/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=82069&p=1767471#p1767471 The work itself, The Garden of Kama, is on archive.org: https://archive.org/details/gardenofkamaothe00hopeuoft I bought a copy through abebooks. Peter
by Peter Why
August 19th, 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] London Labour etc., Vol 1 -Mayhew-ans
Replies: 410
Views: 26094

Re: [SOLO] London Labour etc., Vol 1 -Mayhew-ans

Thanks, Gill; I've fixed the file switch. I've no idea how that happened.
Peter
by Peter Why
August 18th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [SOLO] London Labour etc., Vol 1 -Mayhew-ans
Replies: 410
Views: 26094

Re: [SOLO] London Labour etc., Vol 1 -Mayhew-ans

Thanks, Gill; edited and uploaded.
Peter