Monthly Archives: December 2019

Monday #252 – the last of the year!

This is the last post of the year and of the decade! You may be pleased to know that’s the end to the Christmas quotes in the Monday posts but I think I’ll move on to wintry ones as having … Continue reading

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Monday #251 – Merry Christmas!

Christmas is finally here! This will be the only post this week, as I’m taking the rest of the week off to celebrate and eat too much. (After I’ve cleaned and tidied and wrapped etc!) I’ll be back on Monday … Continue reading

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Five Fall Into Adventure part 2

Following on from part one of my review now it’s time to see what happens now that the three plus Jo are hunting for George. Delaying tactics Jo being taken off by Jake means that the other three get lost … Continue reading

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Eileen Soper at Christmas

It’s no secret that Eileen Soper is my favourite Blyton illustrator. She is best known for her work on the 21 Famous Five books, both the covers and internal illustrations, but she also illustrated lots of short story collections, a … Continue reading

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Monday #250

Last week before Christmas! Eileen Soper at Christmas and Five Fall Into Adventure part 2 There were trees about three feet high, just big enough for a small nursery. Then there were rows of bigger trees, whose branches could take … Continue reading

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Letters to Enid 19: From volume 2 issue 7

Previous letters pages can be found here. Letters page from Volume 2, issue 7. March 31st-April 13 1954 OUR LETTER PAGE A letter from Sunbeam Christine Warren, 51 Central Road, Wembley. Dear Enid Blyton, Today I left my big china … Continue reading

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Christmas bits from Enid Blyton’s magazines

Continuing the theme, I thought I’d have a nosy in the magazines for more Christmassy things. I’ve included some crafts and stories in some other posts but I have some new magazines to look through, and there are other things … Continue reading

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Monday #249

Christmassy bits from Enid Blyton’s Magazine and Letters to Enid 19 Hallo, hallo, here’s Santa Claus, He’s come to see you all because To-morrow’s Christmas Day! So bring the ducks and bears and gollies, Motor-cars and books and dollies, Crackers … Continue reading

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November 2019 round up

It’s the penultimate round up of the year already! What I have read I reached my target of 100 books this month! It was helped along by me working through quite a few short books, classic children’s ones that I … Continue reading

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An updated round-up of Christmas posts 2019

We’ve done this once before but have written a lot since then – so here’s a new guide to all our Christmassy posts from the past six years. (I had written this ready to go up in December 2018, but … Continue reading

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Monday #248

A very rounded week this week. Round up of Christmas posts and November round up “That’s the way I always go into and out of a house.It’s much more exciting than using the door.” Father Christmas extols the virtues of … Continue reading

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