Tag Archives: November

November 2019 round up

It’s the penultimate round up of the year already! What I have read I reached my target of 100 books this month! It was helped along by me working through quite a few short books, classic children’s ones that I … Continue reading

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Monday #247

Thursday is the 51st anniversary of Enid Blyton’s death. We have done a special post in the past to mark the occasion but I haven’t anything planned this year, as I write something every week that I hope shows the … Continue reading

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Monday #246

I did warn you last week: The Christmas posts are starting from now! (There are less than six weeks to go, you know.) Christmas gift guide 2019 and If you like Blyton: The Harveys See it Through by Phyllis Gegan … Continue reading

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Monday #245

This is the last week before I start on the Christmas posts, you have been warned! Letters to Enid part 18 and Updates to the Naughtiest Girl part 3 The Mystery of Banshee Towers is the fifteenth and final Five-Find … Continue reading

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Monday #244

Noddy is 70 years old this month! His first book, Noddy Goes to Toyland was published in November 1949. I thought we would have a bit of a Noddy theme today and a review of a Noddy book on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Remember, remember the fifth of November

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The gunpowder treason and plot. There is no reason Why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! Blyton clearly agreed as she featured Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes Night several times in different books, stories and … Continue reading

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November 2018 round up

What I have read I have achieved my Goodreads target (again!) I’m on 84 books, so now I will see how many I can get. I’m not going to up the goal this time though, as I know I’ll be … Continue reading

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Monday #245

This Wednesday marks the fiftieth anniversary of Enid Blyton’s death. She died on November 28th, 1968 at the age of 71. As a child I just assumed she was still around, still writing, as I received new books for birthdays … Continue reading

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Monday #244

Inscriptions in books: this book belongs to and Five Go to Smuggler’s Top Dick Kirrin on seagulls: If they can mew like cats, there’s no reason why they shouldn’t bark like dogs. – Five Go to Smuggler’s Top (seeing as … Continue reading

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Monday #243

Jack Arnold, part 2 and Inscriptions in books “Gosh,” said Irene again, with a comical air of dismay.”I’m nuts! I go and interrupt my own bit of composing, and rush off to do a job I’m not supposed to do … Continue reading

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Monday #242

It’s bonfire night, tonight. Don’t forget to have a look at our post on Blyton’s Bonfires, Guys and Fireworks, it’s perfect for today. Jack Arnold and Noddy, Toyland Detective “That’s what I was afraid of. I thought you would pick up … Continue reading

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November 2017 round up

Golly gosh, it’s December already! We are so close to Christmas now. But before we get too festive, here’s what we got up to in November. WHAT I HAVE READ A fairly short list again, but I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Monday #245 (even though it’s Tuesday)

Better late than never!

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November 2016 round up

Welcome to our November round up. Hope you had a busy month like we did. As you can see we have complied our exploits for the month. Fiona has been reading like a madwoman and I have been wandering around … Continue reading

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Monday #193

We are near the end of another month now, and creeping even closer to the end of the year. There is another Christmassy post this week along with our usual fare, a trend which should continue (hopefully) for the next … Continue reading

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Monday #192

  Apologies for using the C word in November, but I couldn’t resist starting the Christmas posts this week. (I mean, there are only five weeks to go!) Hope you enjoy!  

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Monday #191

I had a really hard time coming up with something to write about this week. It’s strange how there are times that you’ve got more ideas than days to publish them, and then all of a sudden you run out. … Continue reading

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Monday #190

Once more a Monday upon us! Hope you’re excited for this week’s blogs!

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