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Re: Keeping John's legacy alive Is the Forum still alive?

Please let me know, I'l love to visit the forum.
Thanks
Elizabeth


---- "Diana Holdsworth [via Story PenPal]" <[hidden email]> wrote:

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> Great.  Thanks for getting this ball rolling.  I think having a closed group is best.  If someone wants to join, as with our Korat Group, a request is made of the members, and they pass on the person.  At least one person should know the requester.  I think this could be easily set up.  
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> > On Jan 12, 2017, at 10:06 PM, ManyMoose [via Story PenPal] <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> > I started one Facebook page for a volunteer group that I belong to.  It's not difficult.  I would be willing to do it if somebody else would ride herd on it to keep undesirable posts and such off.  I think I can make a closed group page, which I presume is what we want.  However, I don't know how to transfer ownership of the page to another member.  I'll try to find out.
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> > I would have to get permission to use Doctor John's picture and whatever logos we agree on.  Also, ground rules, etc.  I want to make sure everyone agrees.
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> > Like most of us, I feel very emotional about losing Doctor John.  He was SO responsive to everyone, and I felt a keen kinship with him despite the vast difference between our locations and life stories.  We shared photos of our backyard cabins, something that in my case was a life-long dream.
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> > On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 6:53 PM, Diana Holdsworth [via Story PenPal] <[hidden email] <x-msg://7/user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=6710&i=0>> wrote:
> > Dear ManyMoose, Peggy and Phil H.
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> > Thanks for your replies.  I hope this reaches all of you via Story PenPal, etc., which I never learned to use.  I’m assuming this gets posted properly so you can all see it.  And that Phil gets his via Stillmind.  
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> > I agree that having a FaceBook page where those of us who are interested can easily meet up and share would be a good thing to have.  
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> > FaceBook is easy to manage.  I belong to several such groups.  
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> > Never started one myself.   If anyone else knows how to set that up, let me know.  If not, I can ask around.  We could call ourselves “The Yeoman Writing Group,” or something like that, which honors John while indicating what we are (writers).   FaceBook gets antsy about what you call your page.  A French friend from my Korat Cat Group on FB got his site taken down with no prior warning (!) because he called his page by the name of his cattery (I forget what it was, some cute name, which seemed innocuous to us, I mean we weren’t afraid of his being an ISIL sleeper), and he was told if he wanted his site back, he had to use his own name as the heading.  We all became annoyed on his behalf.  As soon as he finished cursing in French (he’s good at that) and gave FB his real name as the header, they put his page back up.  So if we want our own page, we’d have to think of something to call it that would not set off alarms.  
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> > Phil, I envy you for having met John in person.  He invited me to stop by for a beer when in the area, but this was after Shy Di had her last trip to England (three years ago), and sadly, I did not take advantage of his invitation and then it was too late.  It has reminded me to jump on ideas and invitations NOW.  Time waits for no man, nor woman neither.
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> > Luck and fortune to everyone and their work.  Let’s keep the rollerball rolling.
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> > Diana, aka Di
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> >> On Jan 12, 2017, at 7:24 PM, ManyMoose [via Story PenPal] <[hidden email] <http://user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=6709&i=0>> wrote:
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> >> I too am interested in keeping in touch with all Doctor John's students.  Would a Facebook page be easier to administer?  I don't know; just asking.  Maybe there already is one.
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> >> ManyMoose
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> >> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 2:47 PM, stillmind [via Story PenPal] <<a href="x-msg://5/user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&amp;node=6707&amp;i=0" target="_top" rel="nofollow" link="external" class="">[hidden email]> wrote:
> >> Hi Di, Hi peggles
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> >> I have been away in Victoria for the Xmas-New Year break.
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> >> I have been quite busy with writing the last few months, short stories, 500 words a day (most days) on my novel and now taken to writing book reviews. All good practice.
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> >> Di, I did go and meet John in Aylesbury when I was over there. He was such a gentleman. I'm sure his real name is something other than Yeoman as we discussed and laughed about the fact he lived in Buckinghamshire and there many old stories there about the 'Bucks Yeomen'.
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> >> I have tried to keep in touch with the group but without John's guidance (and no offence to peggles and the others still involved) it's just not the same.
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> >> My anthology is still coming along with only a few more stories to edited and hopefully it will be ready sometime this century!
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> >> Please stay in touch as I believe it is a great to keep John's memory alive. I can  feel his presence when I write you and read your letters and stories.
> >> Best Wishes
> >> Phill.H
> >> stillmind
> >> Best Wishes from
> >> Phill.H
> >> Dairn Undah (New South Wales Australia)
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