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Terry Pratchett super fans over here please!

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DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 07:37:57

I want to give a nod to Terry Pratchett when I re-name my new home (house currently has an awful name - think Daret - named after the owners, Darren and Janet.)
Is there a way of doing that without giving my house a ridiculous name?
So no to: Dunwitchin; Rincewind's Retreat; the Unseen University; Carrot's cottage; Detritus' Den etc grin

Any thoughts?

MistressChalk Wed 13-Apr-16 07:42:28

Dunmanifestin? grin
Ogg Cottage
Treacle Mine House

FishWithABicycle Wed 13-Apr-16 07:46:19

I'm not convinced it's possible to do a nod to the great TP without it being a little silly.

CMOTDibbler Wed 13-Apr-16 07:48:33

Lilac cottage?

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 07:52:15

Oooh Lilac cottage is good. No-one would even know it was a nod! I'll have to plant a lilac though grin

Fish - I know what you mean, we won't name our house anything silly, just a nod that will make dh and I smile is what I wanted.

PoppieD Wed 13-Apr-16 07:53:36

And I was just going to suggest Dontgonearthecottage.... grin

SmallBee Wed 13-Apr-16 07:57:43

Mended Drum?
Vimes Retreat (you'll need to add booby traps)
Weatherwax Cottage
Sto Helit
Tír na nóg

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 08:27:22

Poppy grin

Thanks Smallbee. None quite hitting the right note but I'll keep thinking.

Maybe I'll call it 'Ook Cottage' then it could mean anything!

SmallBee Wed 13-Apr-16 08:31:14

I agree, I think Lilac Cottage is the best so far. Love Ook cottage too!

It takes me back my teenage years when I was passionately campaigning my parents to call our new dog Errol. It didn't work unfortunately.

PoppieD Wed 13-Apr-16 08:36:42

I love Sir T, may he continue forever in the overheads.. Have tried to encourage others into him and keep getting the 'is that not weird, role-play stuff' and this from avid GoT fans! Thread has cheered me up!

Veterinari Wed 13-Apr-16 08:39:50

I'm just exploring the witches and guards so probably not much help

Paffle Wed 13-Apr-16 08:59:57

Lilac Cottage.

Or alternate periodically between the Mended Drum and the Broken Drum. Or the Mended/Broken Anything. Although I can see that might confuse people trying to find your house. Which you might consider fails one of the key functions for an address.

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 09:08:07

Nobby's nook
Colon's corner
Havelock House
Dibbler's Dwelling
The Bursar's Abode

None of the above but I can dream...halo

Zogthebiggestdragon Wed 13-Apr-16 09:08:21

I'd be very tempted to go with 'the place where the sun does not shine ', given the weather. Or Lancre. Oooh, or Llamedos.

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 09:09:23

Oh I don't know Paffle. There are some people I wouldn't mind being unsure about where I live...

Zogthebiggestdragon Wed 13-Apr-16 09:09:32

The Twaddle Room? I'll stop now.

DanaBarrett Wed 13-Apr-16 09:10:27

Llamedos Cottage, it's not obvious, it's a good tribute AND it's an insult all at once......

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 09:10:50

<sniggers> The place where the sun does not shine <sniggers>

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 09:12:21

It is good but not sure MIL who lives in same village will forgive me!

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 09:12:48

Sorry - second post was about Llamedos

DEATHsaidBOO Wed 13-Apr-16 09:14:47

Right, I have to go and do RL stuff now, I'll see what other very sensible ideas you lot* have come up with when I get back.


CauliflowerBalti Wed 13-Apr-16 09:16:29


Or Pant-y-Girdl.


iklboo Wed 13-Apr-16 09:55:55

The Luggage Room
Twoflowers Cottage
The Seamstresses Guild
Bill Door Cottage
House Gytha
Casa Nunder grin

Pedestriana Wed 13-Apr-16 10:11:48

I used to live near a house called Llamedos.
I like Lilac Cottage too - it's subtle.

The Shades
Mad Stoat
The Steading

Paffle Wed 13-Apr-16 12:21:30

iklboo Yy to Casa Nunder. <clutches pearls at The Seamstresses Guild>

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