I hope you all managed to have some fun over Christmas even if it wasn’t the sort of Christmas you hoped for.
Our guide to ‘like Blyton’ for grown-ups
Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 24
Into shop after shop went the children and the others, tasting everything they could see. They had tomato soup, poached eggs, ginger buns, chocolate fingers, ice-creams, and goodness knows what else.
“Well I just simply CAN’T eat anything more,” said Silky at last. “I’ve been really greedy. I am sure I shall be ill if I eat anything else.”
“Oh Silky!” said Dick. “Don’t stop. I can go on for quite a long time yet.”
The Faraway Tree crew visit the Land of Goodies in The Magic Faraway Tree and behave roughly how many of us have over Christmas. I swing between Silky’s feelings of having eaten way too much and Dicks’ attitude of ‘give me all the food’.