Monthly Archives: August 2019

Letters to Enid part 13

I have done all the letters page from the issues of volume 1, and now we have reached the start of volume 2. Previous letters pages can be found here. There is actually not a letters page in this volume. … Continue reading

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On my bookshelf part 4

I’ve already shown you most of my Blyton collection, as well as my Harry Potter books and some other stuff. So here are the last of my Blytons and then some other vintage children’s book. The last of the Blytons … Continue reading

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Monday #234

On my bookshelf part 4 and Letters to Enid part 13 Fancy – you never would clean Daddy’s bicycle for him when he asked you to. I suppose it’s because you’ll get a shilling from Mr. Fraser – and Mummy … Continue reading

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Letters to Enid part 12

Previous letters pages can be found here. Letters page from Volume 1, issue 21. December 23 1963 – January 5 1954 OUR LETTER PAGE  1. A letter from Ann Coutts, St. Bride’s Nr. Onick, by Fort William, Scotland. Dear Enid … Continue reading

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Eleven things I’ve learned about camping from Enid Blyton

I’m on holiday this week, so I’ve managed to prewrite a few things to keep the blog going while I’m away. I’m not actually camping, though. In fact, here’s a secret: I’ve never gone camping. Ever. I like electricity and … Continue reading

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Monday #233

11 Things I’ve learned about camping from Enid Blyton and Letters to Enid volume 12 Heyho for a starry night and a heathery bed. Jack doesn’t ask for much on their Secret Island, just a comfortable bed and no rain! … Continue reading

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On my bookshelf part 3

As I showed in my first post I’ve got a lot of bookshelves. In that first post I showed you some of my favourite Blytons and various nicknacks, then I showed off a couple of shelves of more random collections. … Continue reading

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Letters to Enid part 11

Previous letters pages can be found here. Letters page from Volume 1, issue 20. December 9th-22nd OUR LETTER PAGE  1. A letter from Elke Siekmann, 48 Wellington Avenue, Sidcup. Dear Enid Blyton, I am writing to thank you for so … Continue reading

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Monday #232

Letters to Enid volume 11 and On my bookshelf, part 3  They go so nice and slowly at first. Then they start to gallop. Anne Kirrin on holidays in Five Go Off in a Caravan. In the Fifth at Malory … Continue reading

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Blyton on birthdays

As it would have been Enid Blyton’s one hundred and twenty-second birthday on Sunday, I thought I’d do a post looking at birthdays in her books. Birthday books The Exciting Birthday Published in 1927, The Exciting Birthday is all about … Continue reading

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July 2019 round up

I had intended to do this last week, but got confused and did another post about my bookshelves instead. Whoops! What I have read I feel like I haven’t read so much the past month, but I’m still six books … Continue reading

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Monday #231

This Sunday is the 11th of August, and that’s the day I’m holding Brodie’s birthday party as he turns 2 this week! It is also Enid Blyton’s birthday so we will celebrate for her too. July round up and Blyton … Continue reading

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On my bookshelf part 2

I recently wrote a whole lot about what could be found on my top two Blyton bookshelves, both books, ornaments and random objects. Now I’m going to talk about the next two shelves, which are mostly just books because Brodie … Continue reading

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