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Monday #513

I have reached the end of my list of ideas that I had at the start of the year, but I managed to come up with enough for this week without too much trouble. I need to get my thinking … Continue reading

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Monday #512

We are at the very end of January now. February is a short(er) month which I hope flies by much like January has. January round-up and The Faraway Tree on the Nintendo DS We have started reading Enid Blyton’s Holiday … Continue reading

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Five Have a Mystery to Solve part 3

In part one I talked about Wilfrid and in part two I talked about how foolish the Five were. Now for part three which will include the nitpicks. George as a boy There are various things to unpick here. Mrs … Continue reading

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Monday #511

January is rushing past us, though I  generally still feel like it’s only a week past New Year. Saying that, it feels like winter has dragged on forever (as it always does in January). According to Google meteorological winter ends … Continue reading

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Monday #510

For once I have an actual list of posts to write/post and have had to work out the best order to use them. Those should last me for at least a few weeks, then I will likely return to scrambling … Continue reading

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Monday #509

We have skipped from Monday #505 straight to Monday #509 as I took an unannounced (and longer than anticipated) Christmas break. Nothing untoward happened – I just had so much on and decided to down tools a bit early. This … Continue reading

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Monday #505

Winter has really hit here in Scotland. Where I am we’ve had a couple of flurries of snow and consistent sub-zero temperatures which are set to last for the rest of the week. Lots of layers are required to venture … Continue reading

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Five Have a Mystery to Solve

I am now at book 20 of 21! It has only taken a little over four years. But here I am, at the penultimate book, and my second least-favourite of the series. I’m not entirely sure why I think so … Continue reading

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An updated round-up of Christmas posts 2022

It has been a few years since I did one of these posts, and I managed to post quite a few Christmassy things since then.  There’s plenty to visit, or revisit, so I hope this makes up for me not … Continue reading

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Monday #504

We are into December now and there are more and more Christmas trees and lights up, which is nice when it’s dark by 4.30! A Christmas content round up and Five Have a Mystery to Solve “Oh DAAAN!” I have … Continue reading

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Monday #503

Here we are in the last week of November already. We didn’t wait for December to put our Christmas tree up. We put it up yesterday which was the first Sunday of Advent. I’m not entirely sure what that means but I … Continue reading

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Monday #502

My first Christmas post of the year went up last week. There may be more yet, there may not, as I might have exhausted the Blyton Christmas material that I have! While I figure that one out I have come … Continue reading

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Monday #501

Two weeks ago I marked ten years of the blog. Then I came down with tonsillitis (very florid tonsillitis according to my doctor…) and wasn’t up to doing much of anything for a week. Not a great start to my … Continue reading

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Ten years of World of Blyton

I find it hard to believe but World of Blyton was born ten years ago today! I remember Stef and I sitting in my bedroom at my parents’ house brainstorming ideas, and then blog names and writing our first post. … Continue reading

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Monday #499

It’s the last Monday, and the last day, of October. That means firstly it’s Halloween today, and that the clocks went back yesterday morning. I’m writing this rather later than usual – at half past five – and it’s already … Continue reading

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Monday #498

Every week I have to check what number of Monday I am on. This week, it struck me that almost 500 Mondays, divided by 52 makes nearly 10 years. Checking the earliest post on the blog confirmed the maths – … Continue reading

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Monday #497

We are over half-way through October already so we are starting to think about Halloween in our house. Brodie wants to go ‘trick or treating’ for ‘candy’ and has been told it’s guising and sweets here (and he can only … Continue reading

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Monday #496

It feels like I was just writing my last (and lighthouse themed) Monday post but it was in fact a week ago. I haven’t visited any exciting places since then, but it’s the first of two weeks school holidays now, … Continue reading

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Monday #495

My weekend seemed to go past at whirlwind speed and I completely forgot about writing a Monday post on Sunday evening. I have at last remembered that today is Monday, though. September round up and Five Go to Demon’s Rocks … Continue reading

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Five Go to Demon’s Rocks part 2 – Jeremiah Boogle and the Wreckers

Last time I focussed on Demon’s Rocks and the lighthouse. This time it’s going to be all about Jeremiah Boogle and the wreckers. All about Jeremiah Boogle Jeremiah Boogle is one of a few similar characters Blyton gives us. The … Continue reading

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