Monday #523

That’s the Easter holidays over now, and Brodie is back to school today for his last term of primary one! Surely it’s not too soon to be looking forward to our week away in July? Maybe it’ll even be warm then as Easter was rather cold and wet!

Enid Blyton’s Holiday Stories then and now part 5


Blyton’s best holiday locations

The dogs sprang up in fear. They yelped wildly and then, their tails between their legs, they fled out of the wood-shed yelping: “The bone’s after us! The bone’s after us.”

Now, bones not being known for chasing someone unless still inside a body, it makes more sense if you know that the dogs can’t tell a tortoise from a bone! The title of the story is The Walking Bone and I found it in The Astonishing Ladder and Other Stories.

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