Monthly Archives: August 2020

Monday #387

My library opens this week! I already have a wish list so I hope I can get a click and collect appointment. Not that I don’t have a ton of my own books to read, and half a dozen unread … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 7

In the last chapter Anatoly was manning the radio waiting for contact with Bill and got the strange news that a plane had been seen above their island. Chapter 7 Anatoly had the night off so he could sleep, freshen … Continue reading

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Malory Towers on TV: A series overview

It took about five months but I have now watched the whole series. In my last post I had intended to give some thoughts on the series as a whole, but rather ran out of space/time having written a lot … Continue reading

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Monday #386

I think my library will be opening again this week, but with limited staffing offering a click/call and collect service. That means I won’t be back yet but I can perhaps get some new books! Malory Towers on TV: a … Continue reading

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Lego Blyton: The Secret Seven

I’d rather forgotten about these Lego scenes I did a while ago. I posted about the Five On a Treasure Island one, and Five on a Hike Together and now it’s the Secret Seven’s turn. The Secret Seven and the … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 6

Bill has headed off to Scotland in his new disguise with the Mannering/Trent children, leaving Anatoly behind to man the wireless. Chapter 6 Just after six the next morning Anatoly stumbled into the SIS offices, poured himself a coffee and … Continue reading

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Five Have a Wonderful Time

Well, this is embarrassing. My last review in the Famous Five series was Five Go Down to the Sea. That’s book #12. Five Have a Wonderful Time is book #11. I would like to pass this off as me being … Continue reading

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Monday #385

Another week where I’m not back at work, so I thought we’d have three posts for a change. Five Have a Wonderful Time and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 6 and Lego Blyton: The Secret … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 5

After crashing at Anatoly’s place Bill has been to get his disguise sorted and is now making his final arrangements for travel. Chapter 5 Bill was already there when Anatoly got back to his bedsit, and he did a double-take … Continue reading

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Malory Towers on TV: Episode thirteen

I’ve come to this last episode wondering how it (and the series) will end. Will there be a huge cliff hanger? We already know why Darrell was asked to leave her last school, Pamela’s story was abruptly resolved when she … Continue reading

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Monday #384

Tomorrow is the 123rd anniversary of Enid Blyton’s birth. There is still quite a lot of Brodie’s birthday cake left so I will eat a piece for Enid tomorrow (any excuse!). Malory Towers on TV: Episode 13 and my thoughts … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 4

Previously Bill turned up at Anatoly’s flat to hide out, they made some plans and then Bill visited an old friend. Chapter 4 Bill dumped his pile over a rack and began to change. There was a dusty mirror with … Continue reading

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July 2020 Round Up

Last month I said This might be my last full month of [lockdown] before getting to go back to work but we will see! I’m still off work with not even the suggestion of a reopening date, so maybe this … Continue reading

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Monday #383

I’m not going to mention the L word. I’ve said it enough over the last several months. Instead I’ll mention how Brodie has learned to say Noddy while playing with his Noddy figure and car. “Noddy car!” “Noddy house, snack!” … Continue reading

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