Tag Archives: August

August 2019 round up

It’s September now, and judging by the sudden plummet in temperatures, Summer is firmly over! What I have read I did quite well even though I didn’t read much the week I was on holiday. I spent several evenings in … Continue reading

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Monday #234

On my bookshelf part 4 and Letters to Enid part 13 Fancy – you never would clean Daddy’s bicycle for him when he asked you to. I suppose it’s because you’ll get a shilling from Mr. Fraser – and Mummy … Continue reading

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Monday #233

11 Things I’ve learned about camping from Enid Blyton and Letters to Enid volume 12 Heyho for a starry night and a heathery bed. Jack doesn’t ask for much on their Secret Island, just a comfortable bed and no rain! … Continue reading

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Monday #232

Letters to Enid volume 11 and On my bookshelf, part 3  They go so nice and slowly at first. Then they start to gallop. Anne Kirrin on holidays in Five Go Off in a Caravan. In the Fifth at Malory … Continue reading

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Monday #231

This Sunday is the 11th of August, and that’s the day I’m holding Brodie’s birthday party as he turns 2 this week! It is also Enid Blyton’s birthday so we will celebrate for her too. July round up and Blyton … Continue reading

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August 2018 round up

WHAT I HAVE READ Ten books means I’ve gone well over my target for the year, so I’ve increased it from 52 to 80! Poor Stainless (The Borrowers 4.5) – Mary Norton Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2) – Diana Gabaldon … Continue reading

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Monday #232

The Secret Island audio review and Demon’s Rocks holidays, 2018 The Enchanted Wood is the first book in the Faraway Tree series, featuring Jo, Fanny and Bessie. The children move to a cottage near a mysterous wood, and in it … Continue reading

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Monday #231

Blyton’s strangest homes, part 2 and Miss Greyling’s Girls, the failures The Caravan Family starts an exciting life for Belinda, Mike and Ann, when their parents buy to caravans for the family to live in. They do them up nicely … Continue reading

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Monday #230

Blyton’s strangest homes and If you like Blyton: Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens Here come Sam and Anne, ready for anything that Pete wants them to do. Their mothers look out of the window, shake their heads and … Continue reading

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Monday #279

Ten facts about the Adventure Series and me and Five Go Adventuring Again Amelia Jane had a lovely time all by herself. She snipped a hole in the curtains, and then she snipped another! Then she went to the hearth-rug … Continue reading

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August 2017 round up

Fiona has, of course, gone on maternity leave, so this is all me now, you lucky things! Let’s get a crack on then. WHAT I’VE READ It’s been a busy month but managed to fit some reading in between everything. … Continue reading

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Monday #233

Ok, it really shows when Fiona’s not around. I know, I failed to do the August round up, so it’s down for this weekend as well! Please forgive me! Anyway, this is what we have coming up this week. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Monday #232

It’s that time of the month again when we look at what we’ve been blogging about this month. You’ve got me doing it this time because of course, Fiona has her hands full! Hope you like the look of the … Continue reading

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Monday #231

I am happy to report that Fiona and baby Brodie are doing well, even if Brodie doesn’t seem to understand sleeping very well.  Here’s sending soothing wishes to Mum and baby so they both get some rest! Hope you like … Continue reading

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Monday #230

Well, we have another Monday in our midst, and it’s got some good news attached to it. Fiona has had her baby boy!! Brodie was born last Sunday, and is now over a week old, and he is GORGEOUS!! Auntie … Continue reading

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Monday #229

We’re flying through the year and it’s our first Monday in August! Hope you like what we have for you this week!

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August 2016 round up

I have decided to try something new this month, having seen it on some of the other blogs that I read. A round up of what we’ve been reading, watching and doing. Naturally not all of it will be Blyton … Continue reading

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Monday #180

Bank Holiday Monday has come upon us and it’s the last one of the year before we get drawn into that autumn feeling. Still I hope that you’ll sit back and enjoy our blogs this week. Fiona is planning to … Continue reading

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Monday #179

OUR NEWS This week our blog reached the magic number of 200,000 views. This may seem like small change to all those big professional bloggers out there, but we’re thrilled that we have built a small but steady readership for … Continue reading

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Monday #178

It has been a busy weekend for me, back and forth to Derby for my goddaughter’s christening has really left me worn out. Luckily Fiona knows what blog she’s bringing you this week and it’s a review for the first … Continue reading

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