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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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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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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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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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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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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 3

In chapter one Bill (with his donkey code words) turned up at Anatoly’s flat and in chapter two they made some plans. Chapter 3 When Anatoly had left for work Bill got up, stretched, and decided to do his best … Continue reading

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Monday #382

Back to two posts a week for a while I think, now that the locked down library displays are done. Malory Towers on TV Episodes 11 & 12 and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 3 … Continue reading

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Monday #381

You might not have noticed (I certainly didn’t until yesterday) but I have messed up the numbering of the Monday posts. So I’ve just renumbered 75% of them. Somehow I went from Monday #279  back to #230, not once, but … Continue reading

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Monday #380

I ran out of time to finish my lock down library post which was meant to go up on Sunday, but that’s because I was writing chapter 9 of The Mystery of the Missing Agent with Stef, so I hope … Continue reading

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Lego Blyton: Five on a Hike Together

Not too long ago I shared my Lego builds of Five On a Treasure Island. That was the first one I did, and then I got thinking of what else I could build (however badly) out of Lego bricks… and … Continue reading

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Monday #379

Five Go Down to the Sea part 3 and Lego Blyton: Five on a Hike Together and Locked down library displays weeks 12 and 13 I considered doubling back and seeing if I could listen in, but I figured that … Continue reading

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Monday #378

I am usually scrambling about for blog ideas but at the moment I seem to have far too many, even with posting three times a week! I am having to have a break between lock down displays on Sundays to … Continue reading

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