Letters to Enid part 17


Previous letters pages can be found here.


Letters page from Volume 2, issue 5. March 3rd – 16th 1954

 

 

OUR

LETTER PAGE

 1. A letter from Egan Crowley, aged 12, 23 Rugby Road, Belfast.
Dear Enid Blyton,
I send you a P.O. for 14/- which was collected by a gang of us in this road. We made camp fires in the lane, and sold chips and tea and fried bread and anyone could have the food provided they paid the price marked on the slate. We hope it will come in useful for your little blind children. We did enjoy ourselves collecting it. With love from all the members of the hang in Rugby Road and from
Egan Crowley

(Thank you, Egan – I wish I’d come along and had tea and chips too!)

2. A letter from Nanette Williams, 17 Charleville Circus, Sydenham, London, S.E.25
A letter from 
Dear Enid Blyton,
Last week my Daddy made a bird house for me and put it in the garden, and every morning we put bacon scraps, bread and a small bath of water out. Daddy put straw in the house and there are three robins living in there now.
Yours sincerely,
Nanette Williams

(What an interesting piece of news, Nanette!)

3. A letter from Rosemary Ford, Bolankan Farm, Praze, Camborne, Cornwall.
Dear Enid Blyton,
My best pet is a hen who is one year old to-day. She is black, with lovely bright blue beady eyes, and her name is Susie. We both earn sixpence every week. Susie earns hers by laying three eggs each week, and I earn mine by helping Mummy. I enclose sixpence for the Sunbeam Society from us both.
With best wishes from
Rosemary Ford,
and a very big “Cluck” from Susie.

(Thank you, Rosemary, thank you, Susie – how kind you both are!)


Finally, another letter from a boy! I must say, what a nice ‘gang’ he seems to belong to!

I love Nanette’s address – Charleville Circus. I even looked it up on Google maps, and it’s a very round street. All the houses are lovely big ones and Nannette’s is now covered in ivy, I wonder how much ivy there was in 1954?

I like that Enid includes those who raise lots of money, but also those kind enough to share just sixpence.

This entry was posted in Magazines and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.