Monthly Archives: July 2019

Letters to Enid part 10

Previous letters pages can be found here. Letters page from Volume 1, issue 19. November 25th – December 8th 1953 OUR LETTER PAGE  1. A letter from Patricia Offen, 78 Sheridan Terrace, Hove, 3. Dear Enid Blyton, I am sending … Continue reading

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Monday #230

Letters to Enid volume 10 and On my bookcase part 2 The Isle of Gloom is an island off the coast near Craggy Tops – the home of Aunt Polly and Uncle Jocelyn. It is a mysterious and deserted place, … Continue reading

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On my bookshelf

I love looking at other people’s bookcases, both in person and in photographs. I love seeing what books they’ve got, how they’ve organised them and what else they put on the shelves. I’ve been known to zoom in to read … Continue reading

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St Clare’s covers through the years, 1990s – now

Continuing on from my previous post which looked at covers from the 1940s originals through to those in the 1980s. Familiar and unfamiliar Deans The first set of Deans, from 1990, are much like several other sets for other series. … Continue reading

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Monday #279

St Clare’s covers through the years part 2 and On my bookshelf I’m afraid of living alone, with my thoughts and memories, Lizzie. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my like, and I remember them when I’m alone. I’m … Continue reading

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St Clare’s covers through the years, 1940s – 1980s

Having already done The Famous Five, Adventure Series, Barney Mysteries, Malory Towers, the Secret Series and Mr Galliano’s Circus, I’m now going to tackle St Clare’s. There are six books in the St Clare’s Series (if you don’t include the … Continue reading

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Letters to Enid part 9

Previous letters pages can be found here. Letters page from Volume 1, issue 18. November 11th – 24th 1953 OUR LETTER PAGE  1. A letter from a child in Northumberland, whose name I am not printing – but my prize … Continue reading

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Monday #278

St Clare’s covers through the years and Letters to Enid volume 9 I’ve been very useful to Inspector Jenks. You know I have. And you know I’m going to be the finest detective in the world when I’m grown up. … Continue reading

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Malory Towers on TV

I’ve thought before about the possibility of Malory Towers being adapted for screen, small or big! It’s something that appears in our search terms now and again, and I’ve written about various adaptations that could be made, which included Malory … Continue reading

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June 2019 round up

I completely forgot about doing a round-up for June last week! What I have read Last month I got through: Can You Keep a Secret? – Sophie Kinsella Five Go Off to Camp – reviewed here and here Written in … Continue reading

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Monday #277

June round up and Malory Towers on TV Hey, Timmy – you look like Queen Elizabeth the First in a fine big ruff! Uncle Quentin makes fun of Timmy and offends George so much that she goes off to camp … Continue reading

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Miss Grayling’s Girls 6 – her best teachers

This should really be titled Miss Grayling’s Ladies, I suppose, but as all the other parts have girls in the title I stuck with consistency and not accuracy! Previous parts, about the various girls that attend Malory Towers, can be … Continue reading

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Letters to Enid part 8

Previous letters pages can be found here. Letters page from Volume 1, issue 17. October 28th – November 10th, 1953   OUR LETTER PAGE  1. A letter from Gillian Broadhurst, 270 Kings Road, Kingstanding, Birmingham, 22c Dear Enid Blyton, I … Continue reading

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Monday #276

I didn’t end up doing jury duty last week, but I’ve got to attend again today at 10 – on my day off no less! Thankfully three of Enid’s fans have done the bulk of the work for Wednesday’s post … Continue reading

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