Fantasy Templeton, Herminie: The Ashes of Old Wishes, v1, 3 Feb 2021

Further tales of Darby O'Gill, and of others. First published more than 20 years after "Darby O'Gill", by which time she was Herminie Templeton Kavanagh 1: The Ashes of Old Wishes 2: The Haunted Bell 3: The Sheep Stealer 4: Bridgeen and the Leprechaun 5: The Monks of Saint Bride 6: Killbohgan and Killboggan 7: The Crocks of Gold 8: How Satan Cheated Sarah Muldowney 9: Patrick of the Bells Attached Thumbnails   ...
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Patrick, Darby, Gill, Darby O Gill, Herminie Templeton Kavanagh, Killbohgan, Killboggan, Sarah Muldowney

Baked Custard Brûlée

Great to make ahead. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Why we have a Ministry of Controversy

Do politics belong in the garden or in a garden blog? I suggest that the answer to this question doesn’t matter much; politics are there already and have been for decades. I was reminded of this recently while cleaning out a closet that had long been abandoned as a large hole in the wall to fill with junk. In it, I found several issues of Horticulture, for whom I wrote columns and features at one time. The first one, published on the back page in 2008 (screenshot shown above, illustration by Br...
Tags: Gardening, White House, Obamas, Ministry of Controversy, Brian Adjhar

Large epub files won't send to Kobo Aura One.

Hi, when I try to send epubs over a certain size (say, 100 MB) from Calibre on my Mac to my Kobo Aura One, I get an error popup (or whatever you call it) that they won't send. They open on my Mac, I'm using a direct USB cable, I have room galore on the device. Help! Thanks!
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Marking a set of books based on unique identifiers

Based on a post from the FanFicFare thread: If I have a list of URLs/ISBNs/other identifiers, is there a way (either within Calibre or using a plugin) to drop them in and mark the associated books? :thanks:
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Tattooed Lady #3

I finished her in time to photograph before the snow started on Monday. But then I got involved with my dyeing project and that was that for the day. And today too. It turned out to be a 2 day dyeing project. But now I have a year’s worth of new tattooed ladies, gentlemen, mermen, lumberjacks, etc, to work with and I am pretty excited about some of the new fabrics and colors! She has a silk ribbon sash at her waist with a big bow in the back.
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Here are the bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and CALIBA, for the sales week ended Jan. 31 is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Hamnet: Maggie O’Farrell 2. Outlawed: Anna North 3. The Vanishing Half: Brit Bennett 4. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: V.E. Schwab 5. The Midnight Library: Mat...
Tags: Books, Barack Obama, Sport, Fox, Things To Do, Soccer, George Orwell, Elton John, William Boyd, Joan Didion, Ursula K Le Guin, Brit Bennett, Pond, Kim Stanley Robinson, Southern California, Frank Herbert

Google gone, new Onyx, why?

Got an Onyx and everything worked fine. Then just recently any service from Google stopped working. So no more Google Translate, Gmail, Google Drive, Google ..., everything Google ain't working. I tried booting, didn't work. I tried signing in/out, and all that happened was that I signed out but couldn't sign in anymore. See the error below. Got an idea what's happening? Syncing stopped working a while ago. https://i.ibb.co/DQXv44s/IMG-4213.jpg I signed out, now I can't sign in. https://i.ibb.c...
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Skin in the Game

Carnegie has just announced a collaboration with Italian brand Wood-Skin—authors of an exciting new proprietary process using advanced software and digital manufacturing to streamline the process of creating innovative surfacing materials. Essentially, the technology translates a digital file into a machined product—“tessellating the surface of a 3D model to generate its precise unfolded geometries onto sheets of rigid composite material.” A rough layman’s translation of this i...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, 3d Printing, FSC, Walls, Carnegie, Surfaces, Surfacing, 3D machining, Custom Panels, FSC-certified, Textile Sheets, Wood-Skin

TFB Review: Nexus Outdoors Camera Mount

Photographing or filming through your rifle scope is a bit of a challenge. You can try and freehand your camera or smartphone but with small eye boxes and eye relief of most scopes, this makes it very hard to capture a good image. It is almost like threading a needle that is 4-5 inches away. […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Nexus Outdoors Camera Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Other Gear & Gadgets, Camera Mount, Nexus Outdoors, Nexus Outdoors Camera Mount

Anti-Gunner Admits ‘Biden Presidency is Dream Come True’

Joe Biden’s presidency is a “dream come true” for gun control, says an anti-gun official.IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A top official with the billionaire-backed Everytown for Gun Safety lobbying group admitted to The Hill that Joe Biden’s presidency is a “dream come true” for gun prohibitionists while it will be “the worst nightmare” for gun owners and organizations representing their interests. Rob Wilcox, deputy director of policy and strategy at Everytown—the anti-gun-rights group ...
Tags: Guns, Senate, White House, US, America, Joe Biden, Biden, Washington State, Michael Bloomberg, Kamala Harris, Nra, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hill, IMG, The Hill, Durbin

HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Zombie Ready AR or Cerakote Monster?

Welcome everyone to the 80th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Zombie Ready AR or Cerakote Monster? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Rifles, Cerakote, Ar-15 Rifle, Semi-Auto, 7.62X39MM AR, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap

POTD: Task Force Spartan Snipers

Photo Of The Day – above you see a senior sniper and team leader for the Kansas National Guard’s Headquarters Company, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion 137th Infantry Regiment, 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, as he prepares his sniper rifle. This is just prior to jumping on the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to take part in […] Read More … The post POTD: Task Force Spartan Snipers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Average rating for books in this category

A few questions: 1. does it count unrated books? The way that books_ratings_link is set up, I would guess not, but I wanted to check. 2. Is there any way to utilize them in a template? Calculating may be a problem though.
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Kobo Libra H2O vs Pocketbook Inkpad 3 (PRO?)

There is a similar thread, but that person has quite different concerns. My priorities: good, reasonably big screen Mostly for reading, not watching cat videos. Battery life and format support is important. Will be used exclusively for DRM-free books. No interest "lending" books, online stores, cloud services. I'm a programmer, I can organize my data if you give me a chance. No phoning home. No tracking. hackable, and ability to install software language support a plus audio support is a plus Ph...
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Tactical Deals: 30% Off Kryptek’s Bushcraft Collection ~ VIDEO

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- ♠ Kryptek Clothing is having a 30% OFF sale on their Kryptek Bushcraft Clothing Collection while sizes last. Kryptek Bushcraft Jacket Kryptek Bushcraft Pant 30% Off Kryptek’s Bushcraft Collection Daily Deal Disclaimer: The product represented in this AmmoLand News announcement is a short-term money-saving deal we find ...
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Chang-rae Lee talks new novel and the best Elton John song for karaoke

Chang-rae Lee’s sixth novel “My Year Abroad” explores America and globalization, risk and recklessness, class and wealth, sex and power, the desire for immortality and much more. The novel begins in America with Tiller, a college-age suburbanite, living with Val and Victor Jr, a woman and her young son, who are in witness protection. They’re an unlikely family but the rudderless Tiller is seeking to start over, with a new, more conscious life.  We flash back to when Tiller meets Pong Lou, a d...
Tags: Books, China, America, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Elton John, William Boyd, Pong, Stanford University, Southern California, Van Morrison, Lee, Val, Dunbar, Ralph Ellison

Kindle Keyboard serial number

I’ve acquired a Kindle Keyboard with a dead battery that can’t be resuscitated. However, I didn’t want it as a reading device, only as one I could register so that I could download Kindle purchases for USB transfer. So my question is, if I pry it open, will the serial number be inside somewhere so I can register it with that? Or is this a non-starter in more than one sense?
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Taccom Ambidextrous Rotating Safety for Ruger 10/22 and Ruger PC Carbine

Looking for an ambidextrous rotating safety for the Ruger 10/22 or the Ruger PC Carbine? Read on and you’ll find that Taccom LLC have one ready for you. With it, you can use your trigger finger to engage and disengage the safety which works for both for left and right handed shooters. It replaces the […] Read More … The post Taccom Ambidextrous Rotating Safety for Ruger 10/22 and Ruger PC Carbine appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Ruger, Product Announcement, TacCom, TACCOM LLC, Ruger 10-22, Ruger PC Carbine, Firearms Customization, Ruger PC9

Object of Desire: Rebekah Miles Floral Ceramic Table Lamp

Lamps can be tricky. They’re capable of imparting both light and character to a room, so it seems odd that so many available options feel so . . . sterile. Enter Rebekah Miles—a longtime Remodelista favorite and ceramic artist based in Ojai, California—and her hand-painted floral ceramic table lamps. Miles conceives of her ceramic pieces as “functional paintings,” and it’s easy to see how these lamp bases, at once practical yet evocative of the long-standing tradition of decorative pottery, will...
Tags: Books, Lighting, Ceramic, Miles, Ojai California, Table Lamps, Nickey Kehoe, Rebekah Miles, Rebekah Miles Floral Ceramic Table Lamp, Rebekah Miles Ceramic Table Lamp, LA Modernist

Low Capacity Version: New Springfield Armory 10-Round Hellcat

Last year Guns & Ammo named the micro compact pistol Springfield Armory Hellcat “Handgun of the Year”, and it also got the “Gold Achievement Award” from the non-profit organization NTOA MTR. Now it’s time for a small but – in some areas – welcome addition to the for the Hellcat and the Hellcat OSP (Optical Sight Pistol) lines: […] Read More … The post Low Capacity Version: New Springfield Armory 10-Round Hellcat appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Springfield Armory, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Product Announcement, New Springfield Armory, Springfield Armory Hellcat, Hellcat OSP

Self Defense Shooting Academy – A New Old Way of Training

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- When small businessman Roger Brooking set out to start his own firearms training company, there were a few challenges he was facing. 2020 was an unprecedented year for many reasons and one thing for sure is Americans are waking up to the reality that the 2 nd Amendment and gun ownership is important. Starting a company during the COVID 19 pandemic came with its own obvious and not so obvious issues. In an interview, Brooking said: I wanted to be able to put my talents ...
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kobo n905 not responding to touch - uses?

Hello, I have a n905 (plain, no internal sd card), which stopped reading input on screen. I dissasembled, cleaned, watch for broken parts, even put hot on it for a possible cold solder, but nothing worked. I reset it to factory defaults, connected to pc to register it without problems, except, now there is a message to choose language on screen but I can´t press on any of the options. It stopped working while sitting turned off in my desk for some days. Is there something I could try to revi...
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To hell with Brexit and Westminster

Martina Crowther-Menn wonders what Dante would make of the Brexit disruption in Dover, while Matt Richie looks forward to an independent ScotlandI enjoyed Ben Fletcher’s vivid image of Dante’s fifth circle of hell for the post-Brexit channel crossings (Report, 31 January).There’s a big difference, though: in Dante the poor souls are suffering their torment as punishment for their own sins (intemperate anger), whereas at Dover the lorry drivers are enduring their misery because of the sins of oth...
Tags: Europe, Books, Politics, Scotland, Poetry, European Union, UK News, World news, Culture, Foreign Policy, Scottish Independence, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Dover, Brexit, Dante

Screen issue with new Onyx Boox Poke 3

Hello everybody. I bought a Poke 3 and it arrived last Friday. I really like it and have everything working as I want. However, when I picked it up this morning I noticed that the screen is not working properly, making it unusable. It's difficult to describe, so here's a video. https://streamable.com/wlsjor Any ideas? It doesn't seem to be software caused, a restart didn't fix it. Neither did having it plugged in for hours. Thanks in advance.
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BREAKING: Miami Shooting Leaves 2 FBI Agents Dead & 3 Wounded

At 6AM this morning a team of FBI agents were executing a court-ordered Federal search warrant in Miami, Florida when a shooting took place which left two agents dead and three others wounded. The suspect was killed during the shootout. The suspect was being investigated as part of a violent crimes against children case and […] Read More … The post BREAKING: Miami Shooting Leaves 2 FBI Agents Dead & 3 Wounded appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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GLOCK Professional Announces a New Training Class for First Time Shooters

GLOCK Professional Announces a New Training Class for First Time Shooters U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- GLOCK Professional announces the launch of a new firearm training course designed specifically for new shooters called GLOCK Brilliance in the Basics. This course is designed for entry-level individuals who are seeking professional instruction on the safe and proper use of GLOCK firearms. GLOCK, Inc. does not stop at firearm manufacturing but extends beyond the sale of firearms to support the cu...
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Export books with tags with SQL

Hello And first of all thank you for this extraordinary software that is Calibre. It's probably very simple, but my knowledge in SQL being limited, I'm looking for the query to export a book with all its tags. Thanks in advance.:)
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AmmoLand Announces Winner of 5,000 Rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm

AmmoLand Announces Winner of 5,000 Rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Attention AmmoLand News readers, the winner of the 5,000 rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm ammo is Jodi from Arizona! Have a look at all that ammo in his hands! AmmoLand will have more giveaways coming up soon, stay tuned for updates! Congratulations Jodi, you deserve it for being a loyal reader of our daily emails. With ammo what it is today, Jodi has essentially just won boxes of gold! If anyone knows Jodi, I am...
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SIG SAUER Completes Delivery of Next Generation Squad Weapon System to U.S. Army

SIG SAUER Completes Delivery of Next Generation Squad Weapon System to U.S. Army U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the final delivery of the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) systems to the U.S. Army, consisting of the revolutionary 6.8×51 hybrid ammunition, the NGSW-AR lightweight belt-fed machine gun, the NGSW-R rifle, and suppressors. “This historic moment is the culmination of an incredible collaboration between the U.S. Army and SIG. We commend Army leaders...
Tags: Guns, Army, Cohen, U S Army, Sig Sauer, Sig, Ron Cohen, Firearm News, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, MCX Spear, SIG SAUER Lightweight Belt Fed Machine

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