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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:35 pm 
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"The Deer Of North America" by Leonard Lee Rue III.

Lot's of fun info.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:09 pm 
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I might reread abnormal psychology (current perspectives) by Lauren B.Alloy, Joan Aocoella, Richard R. Bootzin

But since this is still in the assumption (dark ages) stage I may give it a miss. So many mis-diagnosises being met out, it's a science that is trapped within the 5 senses.

a)For that which never experienced cannot truely know and understand.

(And since when did you know of a psychiatrist with a mental disorder or a belief in the afterlife? (he'd be struck off) or maybes thrive in his 'crooked' tree of knowledge and understanding.)

B) Seems quite a simple aphorism so it probably has been quoted before so I will not claim it.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:49 pm 
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I prefer non-fiction, but read classics, Jane Austin and the like.

I am just beginning 'Rescuing the Spectacled Bear ' by Stephen Fry.

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' There are those who have accused Stephen Fry of spreading his many talents too thinly. Rescuing the Spectacled Bear reminds us that it's possible to argue that he's at his best as a writer. It's a funny and moving diary of his bid to rescue Peru's endangered Spectacled Bears and altogether a delight. Earlier in 2002, BBC 1 broadcast a programme about Fry's visit to Peru to track Paddington Bear's roots and (more seriously) to rescue a Spectacled Bear, one of the world's endangered species. Later, Fry and his team went back and helped rescue a mate for the bear they had found on their first trip. Fry is clearly keen to draw the world's attention to these bears and this engaging diary of his time in Peru is both funny and committed. Will Fry become the Diane Fossey of the bear world?
The full colour, full-page illustrations are a particular delight and perfectly complement the author's whimsical word pictures of the Spectacled Bears. And there's even a bonus in the shape of some very funny jacket notes, comparing (item by item) the Spectacled Bear and Stephen Fry in terms of size, appearance and habitat, not to mention sexual habits. Of the bears: "Mating occurs in April, May and June and couples stay together for a week or two, with copulation occurring numerous times." Of Stephen Fry: "Subject of much speculation among scholars and gossip mongers. The mating ritual, which is remarkably noisy, lasts fourteen and a half years and makes a great deal of mess." --Barry Forshaw

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On New Years Day BBC 1 broadcast a programme about Stephen Fry going to Peru to track Paddington Bear’s roots and more seriously to rescue a Spectacled bear, one of the world’s endangered species. At Easter a follow up programme was shown on BBC 2, they went back, and helped rescue a mate for the young bear they had found on their first trip. Stephen is now gripped by drawing the world’s attention to these bears and has written a diary of his time in Peru. It is packed with lovely colour pictures of Stephen, bears and Peru, and it is, of course, wildly funny. Stephen Fry is set to become the Diane Fossey of the bear world. '

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I have alot of respect for stephen Fry. I don't believe he is gay even though he says he is. Just his way of stopping pathetic assumptions in the media I think.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:28 am 
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Quote.....I have alot of respect for stephen Fry. I don't believe he is gay even though he says he is. Just his way of stopping pathetic assumptions in the media I think.

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He is gay. If you respect him you shouldn't call him a liar.
I believe his partner is/was a Daniel Cohen.


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"Seasons of the elk" By Michael Furtman(A study of elk)
"Dragonsinger" By Anne Mccaffrey(This is a reread)


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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 5:50 pm 
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The elk book is especially interesting reading. I had no idea how fast they grow! As adults, they consume a estimated 12 pounds of chow a day: amazing they can keep such big bodies going on that.

One draw back.....

The book has no venison recipes.

Guess you can't have everything.....


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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 7:03 pm 
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Iowanic wrote:
"Seasons of the elk" By Michael Furtman(A study of elk)
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The book has no venison recipes
I thought at first that was "Seasonings for Elk"


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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 8:08 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2009 3:32 pm 
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just waiting for excerpts from the bible when the good lord decides.


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jhawk wrote:
Quote.....I have alot of respect for stephen Fry. I don't believe he is gay even though he says he is. Just his way of stopping pathetic assumptions in the media I think.

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He is gay. If you respect him you shouldn't call him a liar.
I believe his partner is/was a Daniel Cohen.


okay. perhaps I don't want him to be gay.


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Next up is 'Hunter" by J.A Hunter, of African hunting fame.(A hunter named Hunter? [-( )

And 'The Two Towers" part two of the lord of the rings, of course. Tolkien could write.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:16 pm 
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A classic: The Old Man And The Boy by Robert Ruark.(Ruark is becoming one of my faverite authors)

Time To Hunt by Stephen Hunter, (Hunter is one of the best action-writers currently)

Both good reads.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:27 pm 
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War and Peace.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:23 am 
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I'm through with books. Fiction, other peoples imagination no thanks, non fiction filling your mind with all sorts of rubbish.

To elevate oneself spiritually is to disconnect oneself from others thoughts and to ascend through ones true feelings and experiences.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 3:26 pm 
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mothy wrote:
I'm through with books. Fiction, other peoples imagination no thanks, non fiction filling your mind with all sorts of rubbish.

To elevate oneself spiritually is to disconnect oneself from others thoughts and to ascend through ones true feelings and experiences.
Sounds like you need to write your own book(s). I keep thinking of the kind of book I want to read and find there are no books that even come close... if the books don't exist that I want, time for me to write such a book.


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