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Monday #399

In case anyone missed it, last week I posted a warning that the Christmas content was about to begin. I think we all need a bit of festive cheer at the moment! More Christmas stories by Enid Blyton and Cunningham … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 19

Last time Bill and Horace had an interesting conversation. Chapter 19 After they combed the rest of the wreckage Bentley ordered them to take a short break. There were no signs that anyone else had been on the beach, nor … Continue reading

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Monday #398

A word of warning, I’m about to start using the C-word on the blog from this week. That’s right, it’s less than six weeks until Christmas! Christmas gift guide 2020 and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent … Continue reading

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Monday #397

I went back to work last week, returned half a dozen library books but have already come home with another one… oh well. I’m only back for around half of my normal hours so in theory that leaves plenty of … Continue reading

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Monday #396

October round up and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 17 I’m just reading a book about smuggling and it’s terribly exciting… It’s all about hidden caves and smugglers coming in at night and things like … Continue reading

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Monday #395

  The New Bobbsey Twins #5: The Case of the Close Encounter by Laura Lee Hope and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 16 WHOOOOOOOSH! David was famous for his sneezes – but this was a … Continue reading

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Monday #394

I did have a holiday planned for this week but due to the rules in Scotland it has had to be postponed until April 2021 (it had already been postponed from April 2020). Dog Loves Books and Enid Brighton and … Continue reading

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Monday #393

It’s October and that means the schools are off where I am – I now have to actually know and care about these things as it means Brodie is off nursery. They came off last week actually but I’ve only … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 13

Last time the search and rescue team ignored the fisherman’s warning and ran into a bit of trouble. Chapter 13 It took Anatoly a long time to get to sleep, he kept wondering where Bill was and how he was … Continue reading

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Monday #392

It’s October, the days are getting noticeably shorter and the heating will probably be going on soon. Here’s what’s coming up on the blog this week. If You Like Blyton: The New Bobbsey Twins #1, The Secret of Jungle Park … Continue reading

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Monday #391

This is going up a bit later than usual as I procrastinated so long last night over choosing a quote to feature that I forgot to do it in the end and went to bed… If you like Blyton: The … Continue reading

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Monday #390

Recent visitors to the Fan fiction page at the top of the blog might have noticed a new heading: External fan fiction links. There is only one such link at the moment and it is to the story Watergate Bay … Continue reading

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Five Have a Wonderful Time part 2

It’s been a while since part 1 of my review. I had intended to have part two done a week or two ago on a Sunday and then entirely forgot about it – I hadn’t even read the rest of … Continue reading

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Monday #389

Five Have a Wonderful Time part 2 and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 10 During their quarantine time the twins could not go out to tea, and could have no one in to play with … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 9

Last time the SIS put together a search team and Bill woke up in a shack. Chapter 9 Bill felt his consciousness drifting away like a boat on the sea as the energy he had pulled together left him. He … Continue reading

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Monday #388

The Naughtiest Girl Saves the Day by Anne Digby and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 9 “They’re a’ daft. Wasting a fine boat like yon, looking for bairds. Bairds! When there’s good fish to be got! Well, … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 8

Last time Anatoly found himself getting worried about Bill when he didn’t reply to his radio messages… Chapter 8 Anatoly was to be on shift all night, and found himself growing more agitated as time went on and there was … Continue reading

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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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