Tag Archives: December

December 2019 round up

What I have read I reached my target of 100 books in November and finished the year on 119. December’s books: The Cat in the Hat Comes Back – Dr Seuss Christmas Shopaholic (Shopaholic #9) – Sophie Kinsella The Day … Continue reading

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Monday #352 – the last of the year!

This is the last post of the year and of the decade! You may be pleased to know that’s the end to the Christmas quotes in the Monday posts but I think I’ll move on to wintry ones as having … Continue reading

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Monday #351 – Merry Christmas!

Christmas is finally here! This will be the only post this week, as I’m taking the rest of the week off to celebrate and eat too much. (After I’ve cleaned and tidied and wrapped etc!) I’ll be back on Monday … Continue reading

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Monday #350

Last week before Christmas! Eileen Soper at Christmas and Five Fall Into Adventure part 2 There were trees about three feet high, just big enough for a small nursery. Then there were rows of bigger trees, whose branches could take … Continue reading

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Monday #349

Christmassy bits from Enid Blyton’s Magazine and Letters to Enid 19 Hallo, hallo, here’s Santa Claus, He’s come to see you all because To-morrow’s Christmas Day! So bring the ducks and bears and gollies, Motor-cars and books and dollies, Crackers … Continue reading

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Monday #348

A very rounded week this week. Round up of Christmas posts and November round up “That’s the way I always go into and out of a house.It’s much more exciting than using the door.” Father Christmas extols the virtues of … Continue reading

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December 2018 round up

We are in 2019 if you can believe it, so this is the last 2018 round up chronicling what I got up to in December. What I have read My total number of books was 98 for the year, so … Continue reading

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Monday #298

Just one more week until Christmas! What would Blyton’s characters get for Christmas? and Inscriptions in books: books given with love It is no good going down a factory chimney, because there are never any children below with stockings to … Continue reading

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Monday #297

Just two weeks till Christmas now! Enid Blyton gift guide and Five Go to Smuggler’s Top part 2 [The tree] stood in the hall, with coloured candles in holders clipped to the branches, and gay, shining ornaments hanging from top … Continue reading

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Monday #296

It’s December now, and you know what that means. It’s time to get festive! A guide to all our Christmas posts and The Famous Five covers through the years, 1940s-1990s “Now let me see,” said Father Christmas, taking out a … Continue reading

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December 2017 round up

How is it 2018 already? We hope you had a jolly festive season and aren’t too down in the dumps about getting back to work. Here’s what we did in December: WHAT I HAVE READ December is such a busy … Continue reading

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Monday #248

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Monday #247

I’ve just calculated where in the year or coming year we’ll be when we get to Monday post #250, and it will be the first Monday of the New Year, actually New Year’s Day! How strange is that? We’ll have … Continue reading

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Monday #246

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Stef’s February 2017 (and more) round up

Whoops, as you probably gathered we have missed the last couple of round ups. Fiona has done her blog and now it’s my turn. WHAT I HAVE READ IN THE PAST FEW MONTHS February – Looking for Captain Poldark – … Continue reading

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Fiona’s February 2017 (and more) round up

Well this is embarrassing. I was tidying up all the images I have saved on my laptop from various blogs (I know, I know, I should save them in the right place in the first place instead of just dumping … Continue reading

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Monday #197

We hope you had a very merry Christmas! Here’s what we’ll be doing this week.

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Monday #196

Well well well, Fiona turned 30 and now we’re on to a run up to Christmas! I hope you’re all organised! I know I’m trying to be! Hope you’ll enjoy the reviews this week and we’ll see you after Christmas! … Continue reading

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Monday #195

We are going back to two posts this week as it’s my – ee gawd – 30th birthday this week and I’ll be away over the weekend hiding from the world. So we will just have: And then we will … Continue reading

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Monday #194

Here we are properly into the Christmas season now. I spent the weekend helping my other half Christmas shop for his family. Anyway, here’s what we have going on this week:

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