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Macs
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Good morning and greetings

Post by Macs » 12 Mar 2017, 07:20

What is it about introductions that make me temporarily tongue-tied? :roll:

Hi! I'm Macs, a story lover, former teenage poet, and unfortunately recovered bookworm yearning for re-addiction to page upon page of words. What do I mean? During the final year of my BA in English, I became terribly unwell and could no longer read and write as I used to - going through a 2 page article in less than 3 hours was suddenly a Herculean labour, when previously my reading speed was 1000 pages in 8 hours.

It has taken over 5 years, but here I am able to read a book every 2 weeks (1 for reading, 1 for processing) like a normal person, and itching for more stories. :techie-studyingbrown:

Well... that's about it for now. I'm sure I'll think of something to add later!

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Post by kandscreeley » 12 Mar 2017, 07:40

So sorry about your illness. Enjoy reading through the forums here.
“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
― Ernest Hemingway

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Post by rssllue » 12 Mar 2017, 11:03

Enjoy your time on the forums!

Happy reading! :library:
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I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by gali » 13 Mar 2017, 11:19

Welcome and enjoy!
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by hsimone » 13 Mar 2017, 13:51

:text-welcomewave: I'm sorry to hear about your illness. Hope you are feeling better and you enjoy your time in the forums!
"Love is patient, love is kind." -1 Corinthians 13:4

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