Tag Archives: October

October 2020 Round Up

My early draft of this post started with ‘this may be the last month that I’m not at work’ and I was right! What I have read I barely read anything in the first part of the month, partly as … Continue reading

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Monday #395

  The New Bobbsey Twins #5: The Case of the Close Encounter by Laura Lee Hope and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 16 WHOOOOOOOSH! David was famous for his sneezes – but this was a … Continue reading

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Monday #394

I did have a holiday planned for this week but due to the rules in Scotland it has had to be postponed until April 2021 (it had already been postponed from April 2020). Dog Loves Books and Enid Brighton and … Continue reading

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Monday #393

It’s October and that means the schools are off where I am – I now have to actually know and care about these things as it means Brodie is off nursery. They came off last week actually but I’ve only … Continue reading

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Monday #392

It’s October, the days are getting noticeably shorter and the heating will probably be going on soon. Here’s what’s coming up on the blog this week. If You Like Blyton: The New Bobbsey Twins #1, The Secret of Jungle Park … Continue reading

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October 2019 round up

The blog turned 7 years old on Tuesday, so happy birthday to us! What I have read I’ve read a lot more this month. I’ve now read 88, so I’m 5 ahead of schedule. Two months left in the year … Continue reading

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Monday #343

Remember, remember the fifth of November and Updates to Blyton’s Texts: The Naughtiest Girl in the School The countryside lay smiling in the afternoon sunshine. Cottages clustered together here and there, and cattle grazed in the fields. In the distance, … Continue reading

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Monday #342

Enid Blyton at Halloween? and Letters to Enid part 17 Curly runned away, he runned fast! Benny blames his pigling for leading him astray in Five Go to Billycock Hill. The Saucy Jane Family is the second book about the … Continue reading

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Monday #341

If you like Blyton: A Mystery for Ninepence by Phyllis Gegan and Updates to Blyton’s texts: The Naughtiest Girl in the School Sid was quite overcome at his wonderful evening. First there was what he called a ‘smasher of a … Continue reading

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Monday #340

Letters to Enid part 16 and Five Get Into Trouble Fattish! Could the owner of the sleep-walking uncle be – that fat boy! Was is that pest again, On the Track of Something as usual? Mr Goon is rather upset … Continue reading

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October 2018 round up

WHAT I HAVE READ I only have two more books to reach my Goodreads target of 80 books! The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt A Trail Through Time (A Chronicles of St Mary’s #4) – Jodi Taylor Red … Continue reading

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Monday #291

It’s a busy time in the UK at the moment, we have Halloween on October 31st and then Guy Fawkes Night on the 5th of November. If you need some Blyton to get you in the mood for either occasion, … Continue reading

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Monday #290

Five Run Away Together, continued and Putting the Five-Find Outers in order part 3 Lacking an adventure or mystery in Go Ahead Secret Seven, the seven set to practising their skills of shadowing, observing and spying. This gets George into … Continue reading

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Monday #288

Putting the Find-Outers in Order and Five Run Away Together Mr Galliano’s Circus is more of a thing than a place but I think it can count for location of the week as wherever the circus folk set it up it … Continue reading

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Monday #287

It’s October already! How did that happen? September Round Up and Miss Grayling’s girls part 4 “Nobody’s ever nervous! We’ve lived all our lives in the circus. Most of us were born in one. Why should we be nervous? Hallo … Continue reading

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October 2017 round up

I can’t believe it is November already! Before we know it it’ll be Christmas. I’m so excited for Brodie’s first Christmas. WHAT FIONA HAS READ I read a little more in October than I did September. I made it to 100 books … Continue reading

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Monday #239

Many apologies for mucking up this week and not blogging on Friday, but I have had a horrible week one way and another, so I will make it up to you this week! Anyway, these are your upcoming blogs for … Continue reading

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Monday #238

So I’m back from my holiday and it’s time to crack on with business and that includes our usual monthly round up this week! Hope you like the look of what’s coming up!

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