Tag Archives: March

April 2019 round up

What I have read After a slow few months I’ve not only caught up to my target but I have exceeded it! As a reward I’ve allowed myself to borrow the next Outlander book. I’ve finished: The Nightingale Christmas Show … Continue reading

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March 2019 round up

What I have read I’ve done a bit better this month, having finally picked up a couple of books that have been sitting on my shelves for ages (one I’ve had on loan since before Brodie was born!) I’m now … Continue reading

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Monday #262

Enid Blyton in the Who’s Who of Children’s Literature and New Term at Malory Towers by Pamela Cox Mam’zelle saw with great pleasure that once again she could lock somebody into somewhere. She began to think that burglar-catching was the … Continue reading

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Monday #261

Malory Towers covers part 2 and Noddy and the Pirates Mystery Moor was once called Misty Moor, because of the terrible mists that crept across it from the sea. Then, one day, the Bartletts who ran a small train to … Continue reading

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Monday #260

Hopefully I will get things right this week after messing up the past two. Five Go Feasting and Short Stories from Enid Blyton’s Happy Story Book “Surely our ducks quack more loudly than any others? And need we keep that … Continue reading

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Monday #259

Malory Towers covers through the years and Short stories from Enid Blyton’s Happy Story Book “Oh? You’ve got some brains then? That’s good hearing, that is. But I’m busy now, and can’t stop to talk about your brains, Master Frederick. … Continue reading

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March 2018 round up

WHAT FIONA HAS READ I managed to finish four so I’m on 15 for the year so still 3 ahead. Why Mummy Drinks – Gill Sims The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon The Faith … Continue reading

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Monday #259

The Magic Faraway Tree and Top nostalgic reads Puffin Island – well, that’s not its real name, but as its covered in puffins that’s what the Mannerings and Trents call it. Its real name isn’t known, but its a remote … Continue reading

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Monday #258

Our topics this week are: Blyton’s mothers and Favourite locations Malory Towers, a big stone building almost castle-like with its four towers (possible based on Lulworth Castle) is grand enough but its surroundings are even better. It is located on … Continue reading

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Monday #257

Blytonian food, The Enchanted Wood and What we did in February “It is a treek. Did you not give me a dare? Did you not tell me to do a treek on you? I have done one with the teeth. … Continue reading

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March 2017 round up

The clocks have gone forward, meaning we lost a precious hour of sleep but on the plus side, spring is (apparently) here! WHAT I READ IN MARCH Doctor Turner’s Case Book – Stephen McGann Finding Audrey – Sophie Kinsella Bonding With … Continue reading

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Monday #210

So I’m back from Italy and we have a busy week for you on the blog: Fiona will bring you the second part of her Children at Green Meadows blog, and I’ll be looking at Five Give up the Booze! … Continue reading

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Monday #209

How is it Monday already? I never used to notice Mondays so much when I worked weekends, but now I have weekends off it’s a different matter. I don’t actually have to work until Wednesday this week so perhaps I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Monday #208

Once again, the week has gone sailing by and another set of blogs is called for! Fiona is one week closer to having her baby and I’m one week away from my 26th birthday (St Patrick’s day no less)! With … Continue reading

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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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Monday #207

Proving she is still current Enid Blyton featured in a Cbeebies video about female authors, alongside Jacqueline Wilson, Beatrix Potter and Malorie Blackman. I thought it was done this year for World Book Day but it turns out it’s actually … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Easter Monday!

Well wow oh wow, in less than two weeks I’ve had my birthday and easter! How bizarre this is! I honestly don’t think they have ever been so close together! I know you’re all dying to hear what I got … Continue reading

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First Monday of Spring

Yes, spring is finally with us in the northern hemisphere. Temperatures have risen by around two degrees and sunglasses have been deployed on at least one occasion. Long may it continue! I rather messed up last week, I’m afraid. I ended … Continue reading

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March of the Mondays

Half-way through March already and the year is flying by! So fast in fact I am having trouble remembering that it’s my birthday this week! I hope to get some Blyton things to write about for you, so I’ll keep … Continue reading

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First Monday of March

I shouldn’t have mentioned spring in my last post as winter has made a come-back where I am. It’s very cold! I’m so ready for warm(er) weather. In the mean time we will be mostly indoors which will give us … Continue reading

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