November 4th, 2012

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Reading

Late again! I had these pics taken but forgot I hadn't posted them.

These are two shots of a desk in my bedroom where I store books of various sorts. The top of the desk has misc non-fiction/health books, the top shelf and the first one below it are holding comics and comic-related stuff. There is also a drawer on the other side that has the older comics - season eight of Buffy and the Angel and Spike comics from IDW. Ignore the shotgun shells on the top right. lol Those boxes of shells and a can of Raid were taking up space on the bookshelves when I first took a picture - then when I looked at it on my screen I decided that wasn't too cool, so I took them off the bookshelves (temporarily). The lower shelves have two rows of hardcover books each, the others have a row of books and then stacked copies of Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine that haven't been put away upstairs and some paperbacks.

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My nightstand has whatever books and magazines I'm currently reading or planning to read, but it's even messier than the desk, so...
reading, I should infinitely prefer a book, book

Writing

A pilgrimage on my recent holiday: the Rue des Papegaults, Blois. A pretty old road by anyone's standards, but only likely to make your hair stand on end if you're a fan, as I am, of the writing of Dorothy Dunnett, and specifically her Lymond Chronicles. For this was the home of one of her more creepy and memorable characters, who steered a great deal of Lymond's mad career.

(If by chance you *are* a Dunnettt-o-phile, I did a special open photo post of the Blois old town, in case you'd like to wallow and/or do Fannish Things with them.)

Vienna Blois 312

Under the cut is what I should have posted for Reading: from the same trip, the effigy of Eleanor of Aquitaine at Fontevraud Abbey. Eternally reading a book...
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