Monthly Archives: October 2017

Monday #241

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Blyton for Grown Ups: Five Go Glamping by Liz Tipping

Before you worry, this is not another of the Bruno Vincent’s grown up Famous Five, but a play on the idea of four people and a dog experiencing camping or glamping and “getting back to nature” but with a few added … Continue reading

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Monday #240

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Blyton for Grown Ups: The Language of the Dead by Stephen Kelly

WARNING: THIS BOOK IS NOT AS COSY AS SOME OF THE OTHERS I HAVE REVIEWED FOR YOU. SOME READERS MAY NOT BE COMFORTABLE WITH THE STORY’S CONCLUSION. However, I read it, and I’ve got nothing else to bring you this … Continue reading

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Putting the Famous Five in Order, part 2

THE TRICKY PART – 18 MORE TITLES As I said at the beginning of my previous post, I had in the past loosely grouped them into ‘most favourites’ ‘middling favourites’ and ‘least favourites’, so perhaps that’s a good place to … Continue reading

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Monday #239

Many apologies for mucking up this week and not blogging on Friday, but I have had a horrible week one way and another, so I will make it up to you this week! Anyway, these are your upcoming blogs for … Continue reading

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September 2017 round up

Another month gone by and it’s been a busy one. I just want to apologise for not getting my blog out on Friday, but this week has rather gotten away from me. I assure you it will be ready for … Continue reading

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The secrets behind our blogging

If you’re looking for a guide to becoming a successful and/or rich blogger, I’m afraid you are in the wrong place. What this is, instead, is a sneak  peek at some of our best blogging resources. A lot of what we … Continue reading

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Monday #238

So I’m back from my holiday and it’s time to crack on with business and that includes our usual monthly round up this week! Hope you like the look of what’s coming up!

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Blyton for Grown Ups: The Red House Mystery by A. A. Milne

Betcha didn’t know that A. A. Milne, the father and creator of Winnie the Pooh wrote a mystery novel. Well neither did I until I was out on holiday with my Dad in Weston-Super-Mare and spotted this book on the … Continue reading

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Putting the Famous Five in order

Sorry to anyone who thinks I’m about to skelp Julian for being bossy, or George for her temper. I actually want to do something even harder: put the series in order of most to least favourite. I’ve always had books … Continue reading

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Monday #237

I’m on holiday this week, all the way away in sunny (hopefully) Tenerife, so I hope you like these blogs that have been prepared for you all ahead of time!

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