Tag Archives: March

March 2021 round up

March brought some easing of restrictions (finally) and even a few days of sunshine. I’m looking forward to even less restrictions and hopefully more sunshine in April. What I have read I had another month where I felt I didn’t … Continue reading

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Monday #417

It’s now the last few days of March, which means it’s almost April. That means it’s almost Easter, which (for me) means lots of chocolate. It also means we’re that bit nearer to the bigger lifting of the restrictions is … Continue reading

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Monday #416

In some welcome good news it has been confirmed that there are to be 26 new episodes of the Malory Towers TV show! The return of Malory Towers on TV: Everything we know and Five Have Plenty of Fun part … Continue reading

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Monday #415

In Scotland we are now allowed to meet in groups of four outdoors, and it’s even getting almost warm enough to sit outside comfortably! The Faraway Tree covers through the years and Five Have Plenty of Fun The real Green … Continue reading

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Monday #414

The weather has been a little kinder the past week or so, at least, it has remained mostly in the plus figures which is a start. There has even been some sunshine and I’ve managed to get the washing outside … Continue reading

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Monday #413

I can hardly believe that it is March already. If all goes well restrictions will slowly start to lift over the next two months, though it all seems quite far away still. In other good news – I got my … Continue reading

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March 2020 round up

I’m not even sure how to introduce this one, this has been quite the month. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many ‘breaking news’ headlines in so short a time. What I have read Thirteen books (so far) isn’t … Continue reading

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Monday #365

I’ve rather lost track of the days but I think it’s Monday now! Blyton’s best jokes and pranks and March round up As you know I’ve been watching the CBBC adaptation of Malory Towers. I’ve also discovered there is a … Continue reading

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Monday #364

I’m excited to watch the new Malory Towers adaptation which is coming to the BBC iPlayer today. It might make self-isolation that little bit more bearable. If it wasn’t for Brodie I would be devouring books – many by Blyton … Continue reading

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Monday #363

Letters to Enid part 21 and The Naughtiest Girl continued: The Naughtiest Girl Helps a Friend The dragon ought to be left to sleep as it is. If you stir it, there’s no telling what might happen. Morgan Jones’ warning … Continue reading

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Monday #362

The Five as you’ve never seen them before, part 2 and Introducing Fanfic Friday (because who doesn’t love alliteration!) Cunningham and Petrov, the Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane Amelia Jane slept for an hour- and then she began having horrid … Continue reading

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Monday #361

A little later in the day than planned, but it’s still Monday at least. February round up and Letters to Enid 19 The Magic Faraway Tree is getting a new installment next month, written by Jeanne Willis. It is called … 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 #312

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 #311

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 #310

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 #309

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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