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bouncebounce crunch08/04/2017 13:36:12
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Listened to the Album by Neil Diamond and love it all. over 35 years listening

Now time to read the book. never knew the book existed until today.

bouncebounce crunch08/04/2017 13:38:29
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JONATHAN --- kick me.

cymaz08/04/2017 15:13:05
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Listened to this....stunning!

Wilco Wingco08/04/2017 17:50:03
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One of the best books I have ever read. No matter how many times I read it. My grandson, aged 9, has read it too. There are so many levels and meanings, and its a great story.

McG 696908/04/2017 18:17:22
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I can totally agree with Wilco.  yes

It is entertaining, kind of philosophical and pedagogic at the same time. Especially if you read it a few times.

IMHO and within some aspects, it could be compared to 'Le Petit Prince' by Saint-Exupéry.

Meaning by that, the same kind of 'discovery journey'.

So, if you just discovered there was a book as well, Jonathan would very certainly "kick" you, BBC.  wink

Cheers

Chris

Edited By McG 6969 on 08/04/2017 18:18:33

Lindsay Todd08/04/2017 18:33:23
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Wonderful book, still have a copy from when I was a kid. Linds

Percy Verance08/04/2017 20:22:47
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Oddly, Jonathon Seagull is the name of a Don Stothers plan for a flying boat. I have the plan!

Ernie09/04/2017 09:36:57
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Thanks guys, for the inspiration, Im looking for a name for my latest creation. And its got a big wing for all these letters

And yes a great book There are others on an aviation theme by the author ernest ghan

ernie

Ernie09/04/2017 09:39:40
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OH NO its Richard Bach.......Now who is ernest k  gann?

ernie

Edited By Ernie on 09/04/2017 09:43:13

KiwiKid09/04/2017 12:12:02
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It's quite amazing how people seem to identify with JLS and how long lasting the effect has been. I took the liberty of borrowing one of the songs to go on the vid of one of my slopers smiley

 

http://vimeo.com/141362483

 

 

Edited By KiwiKid on 09/04/2017 12:14:16

J D 809/04/2017 12:52:10
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Wish I could find my copy, I know it's somewhere around.

Tom Sharp 209/04/2017 15:15:03
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This is all a mystery to me, but I seem to recall Jonathon was something to do with John Denver.

Tomtom3909/04/2017 16:56:19
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Ive just dusted out my old copy from a very long time ago. Thank you for reminding me . Now where did I put that copy of Zen and the art of Motorcycle maintenance.

KiwiKid11/04/2017 07:31:50
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This is the RC model used in the filming back in '73 - presumably the full size gulls didn't take direction well.

rcm 197311 j l seagull cover.jpg

TJ Alexander03/02/2018 11:04:19
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Cool. I like JLS, and have just completed reading a collection of Richard Bach's other writings. He evokes the feeling of flight better than any other author, I feel.

J D 803/02/2018 12:31:51
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Richard Bach's book "Biplane" is also a good read.

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