Tag Archives: July

July 2019 round up

I had intended to do this last week, but got confused and did another post about my bookshelves instead. Whoops! What I have read I feel like I haven’t read so much the past month, but I’m still six books … Continue reading

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Monday #230

Letters to Enid volume 10 and On my bookcase part 2 The Isle of Gloom is an island off the coast near Craggy Tops – the home of Aunt Polly and Uncle Jocelyn. It is a mysterious and deserted place, … Continue reading

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Monday #279

St Clare’s covers through the years part 2 and On my bookshelf I’m afraid of living alone, with my thoughts and memories, Lizzie. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my like, and I remember them when I’m alone. I’m … Continue reading

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Monday #278

St Clare’s covers through the years and Letters to Enid volume 9 I’ve been very useful to Inspector Jenks. You know I have. And you know I’m going to be the finest detective in the world when I’m grown up. … Continue reading

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Monday #277

June round up and Malory Towers on TV Hey, Timmy – you look like Queen Elizabeth the First in a fine big ruff! Uncle Quentin makes fun of Timmy and offends George so much that she goes off to camp … Continue reading

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Monday #276

I didn’t end up doing jury duty last week, but I’ve got to attend again today at 10 – on my day off no less! Thankfully three of Enid’s fans have done the bulk of the work for Wednesday’s post … Continue reading

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July 2018 round up

WHAT FIONA HAS READ I read a lot this month, though there were quite a few short books. I checked out a load of Dr Seuss books from my work and read them for the first time – they didn’t … Continue reading

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Monday #278

  Noddy and the Case of the Toyland Mischief Maker and July Round Up Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual #1 has 15 stories and picture strips all specially written for the annual. It includes stories from famous series like the Famous … Continue reading

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Monday #277

Miss Grayling’s Girls and Blyton’s homeliest secret homes Just at that moment the old man came into the room again with a jug of water. How he stared! But, before he could do anything, the chest-of-drawers rose up in the … Continue reading

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Monday #276

My top Famous Five moments and If you like Blyton: The Borrowers by Mary Norton Cliff Castle, from the book The Secret of Cliff Castle, is (hardly surprisingly) a castle on a cliff. Well it’s not a real castle, more a big … Continue reading

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Monday #275

Blyton search terms and 10 facts about Malory Towers and me I’M THE BOLD BAD GIRL! BEWARE! I BARK! I BITE! I HATE EVERYBODY! This is what is pinned to Elizabeth Allen’s back in The Naughtiest Girl in the School, as … Continue reading

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Monday #274

My top ten Adventure Series moments and June round up “Ock-ock-oo.” – Mr Penruthlan Mr Penruthlan is a giant of a man but most of the time he lacks an important element of speech – his false teeth! Thus most … Continue reading

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July 2017 round up

Well, I may or may not have done my last Monday post but this will definitely be my last monthly round up for a while! WHAT I’VE READ Despite being on maternity leave the whole month I haven’t found as … Continue reading

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Monday #228

Happy Due Date Fiona! Baby’s due today so I will be waiting with crossed fingers for news as I know she’s very keen to meet him, and very pregnanty at the moment! Hope you’ll send good wishes to her, to … Continue reading

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Monday #227

Well I’m still here! Still waiting on baby to arrive (due a week today) so here’s what we have planned:

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Monday #226

Your blogs for this week! Hope you’re up for something new from me, even though most of us don’t want to grow up, I thought I would supply some different reading materials for the adult sides of us!

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Monday #225

Well, it’s Monday again! I feel like every Monday could be my last for a while, but then again I could be around for many weeks to come. Here’s what we’ve got planned for the blog this week: And if … Continue reading

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Monday #224

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Monday #175

I’m back from my holiday, so we’re back to our usual schedule again this week. I haven’t yet sorted through all the photos I took, but I will perhaps share some on my next Monday post.

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Monday #174

Once more its beginning to look like summer and the weather seems to be improving. This month is usually one of the most vibrant when we’ve visited Old Thatch in the past, but unfortunately Blyton’s old home is no longer … Continue reading

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