Tag Archives: June

June 2021 round up

June has been a better month, weather-wise. We’ve had some sunny days and even quite hot days, though it has been a bit mixed with chillier days in between. The schools – and nurseries – came off on Friday for … Continue reading

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Monday #430

I completely failed to post my Hollow Tree House blog yesterday – and in fact when I went to check what had happened later in the day I realised I hadn’t even finished it! (It’s not good to publish posts … Continue reading

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Monday #429

I’m sure none of you have missed the furore over what English Heritage said about Blyton this week, but I thought I would express my thoughts on it this week anyway, which means it’s going to be a bumper week … Continue reading

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Monday #428

We are halfway through June now which in Scotland means the schools come off for the summer holidays in two weeks. The weather now actually resembles summer at least some of the time, which is a good sign. If you … Continue reading

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Monday #427

It is now June and finally some sunshine and warmth has arrived! Enid Blyton: The Untold Story by Brian Carter and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Children chapter 10 ‘So boys are ham-handed, are they?’ said Dick, … Continue reading

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Monday #426

With June almost upon us we have finally seen some warm weather this weekend – though a haar somewhat spoiled the sunshine in coastal areas, typical! May round up and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Children chapter … Continue reading

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June 2020 round up

This covers week three thousand of the lock down… or something like 10-13 if you’re not using hyperbole. This might be my last full month of it before getting to go back to work but we will see! What I … 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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Monday #377

Lego Blyton and Conquering the Castle chapter 5 and Locked down library displays weeks 10 and 11 “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — … Continue reading

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Monday #376

I almost forgot about the displays post last week, but realised at around 9pm Sunday (only 12 hours late!) that although I had written it all I had forgotten to schedule it. Hopefully I do better this week, but I’m … Continue reading

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Monday #375

It’s June, but it feels like a not at all warm March which is not great if you want to meet with people outside. Blankets have been needed on more than one occasion and couple of meet ups have been … Continue reading

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Monday #374

Looking at the schedule I keep online, and comparing it to what I’ve actually posted, something has gone a bit awry. Somehow I a) forgot to finish and publish the lockdown display post number 4 last week, b) didn’t do … Continue reading

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June 2019 round up

I completely forgot about doing a round-up for June last week! What I have read Last month I got through: Can You Keep a Secret? – Sophie Kinsella Five Go Off to Camp – reviewed here and here Written in … Continue reading

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Monday #325

The second post of this week will depend on whether or not I am actually called for jury duty at the end of the week. If I am, on top of working and running around after a toddler, I may … Continue reading

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Monday #324

Enid Blyton in the Ultimate First Book Guide and Noddy and the Farmyard Muddle Amelia Jane slept for an hour – and then she began having horrid dreams about falling into a river and getting cold and wet. She woke … Continue reading

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Monday #323

Letters to Enid volume 6 and Five Go Off to Camp part 2 Noddy and the Tootles is the penultimate book in the series of 24 books about Noddy. The Tootles are a family of musical gypsies who camp by … Continue reading

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Monday #322

Last week was a very busy one so not only did I not review Five Go Off to Camp, I didn’t even take it off the shelf. Oops! I will try harder this week. May round up and Five Go … Continue reading

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June 2018 round up

WHAT I HAVE READ This was a really good month, even if you don’t count the two children’s picture books I still managed 8 books. Next month might not be so great as Outlander is an 800+ page beast of … Continue reading

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Monday #273

  Five on a Treasure Island and Blyton’s Summer reads The Mystery of the Missing Man is the thirteenth Five Find Outers mystery, and involves well, a missing man! The police are after him, and therefore so is Fatty and … Continue reading

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Monday #272

In case you were wondering if you had missed it, we skipped Monday #271. I didn’t have my laptop and wasn’t sure when I would get it back in order for me to write and publish anything (though I’d forgotten … Continue reading

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