Good Omens quoted in the Guardian

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Good Omens quoted in the Guardian

Unread postby neophyte » Mon Aug 28, 2006 5:09 pm

The past couple of weeks I've been in the throes of getting my youngest ready for college, dropping her off, and now suffering the twinges of an empty nest (and recovering from the madness that was the summer, lol!)...so, I'm only just catching up on the GO threads now.

Thought this was funny though...an article on Milton Keynes - opened with a quote from GO (via Gaiman's blog).

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree ... 20,00.html
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Re: GO quoted in the Guardian

Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Mon Aug 28, 2006 6:17 pm

neophyte wrote:The past couple of weeks I've been in the throes of getting my youngest ready for college, dropping her off, and now suffering the twinges of an empty nest (and recovering from the madness that was the summer, lol!)...so, I'm only just catching up on the GO threads now.

Thought this was funny though...an article on Milton Keynes - opened with a quote from GO (via Gaiman's blog).

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree ... 20,00.html


I just love coming across those little connections! Thanks, neophyte and good luck with that empty nest thing. It's sort of a double edged sword! :bawl: :bounce:
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Unread postby Liz » Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:38 pm

That was an interesting read. It appears it is basically a success, as A & C agreed upon. Thanks for passing that along, Neophyte. :cool:
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Unread postby fansmom » Tue Aug 29, 2006 2:00 pm

Neophyte, you have my sympathy about the empty nest. My only child went off to college last weekend.:tear: I'm happy for her and she's doing well already, but I miss her dreadfully.

If I get to England again, I will have to visit MK, because it is the large town nearest to the village of Olney for which my town was named. Every once in a while, I will try to Google something here and will accidentally end up on a page for the original Olney. (Both have a Chinese restaurant named Shanghai, for example--how odd is that?!)

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Unread postby Liz » Tue Aug 29, 2006 2:07 pm

This empty nest things seems to be going around. I have at least 3 friends in the same predicament. My sympathies to all of you.
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Unread postby fansmom » Tue Aug 29, 2006 2:12 pm

Liz wrote:This empty nest things seems to be going around. I have at least 3 friends in the same predicament. My sympathies to all of you.
Thanks, Liz.
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