Monthly Archives: November 2013

More About Amelia Jane! Part one

Let’s start with me admitting to something: I’ve never read this book before. I didn’t have it as a child, but at some point in the  past few years I bought a copy (paid £13.50 for a first edition without … Continue reading

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The Marsh of Adventure Chapter Ten

FOLLOWING THE STREAM Jack awoke first the next morning and at first and found he couldn’t make out at all where exactly he was. He rubbed his eyes and stared out of the tent flap. And then, all in a … Continue reading

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Last Monday in November

Well, I’ve no idea where November went. I think for me it disappeared in a blur of working extra shifts and not getting any Christmas shopping done (oops!) There’s that dreaded C-word. It’s a month to Christmas now, so you’ll … Continue reading

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Sunset at Bourne End

I am afraid it’s a rather simple blog today, but I feel I must share it with you before it gets far from my mind. The other day, after work, just as it was getting dark, I made the mad … Continue reading

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Comparing Hollow Tree House and The Secret Island

Hollow Tree House was one of my favourite Blyton books as a child, though I’ve not read it in ages. I meant to, after blogging about my childhood books ages ago, but I just never got around to it. The … Continue reading

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Five Go To Mystery Moor by Corinna

Here’s the second of my Famous Five “Pick’n’mix” reviews.  As I mentioned in my previous blog entry  I decided to re-read all the Famous Fives, not in chronological order, but in the order I felt like reading them! This time, … Continue reading

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Monday

It’s Monday again. It’s six weeks til Christmas. It’s getting colder and we have a range of treats for you this week. Another wonderful Famous Five blog from Corinna, this time looking at Mystery Moor, so I hope you’re all … Continue reading

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The Missing Papers: A St Andrews Mystery Chapter Six

Unfortunately this is turning into my safety net post. I’m sorry you’ve had two weeks of The Missing Papers but like Fiona I’m not feeling 100 percent and was seriously struggling to complete my tomboy post for you all and … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 90s Series: Some (Funny) Captions

It’s not what I promised for this week but circumstances (ie me not feeling well,) have led me to throw this together quickly. I’d like to say there’s a story behind these captions, but other than “Stef and I were … Continue reading

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The Marsh of Adventure Chapter Nine

SETTING UP THE CAMP The children decided, that before they had lunch, they would set up the camp. The boys were determined it would be a proper camp, with campfires, a washing line made out of string, little seats made … Continue reading

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Monday Again, and it’s Remembrance Day

We hope you’re all wearing your poppies today, as (in Commonwealth countries at least,) it’s Remembrance Day (also known as Armistice Day or Poppy Day.) We’re almost at 35,000 views (25 off as I write this!) as we’ve had a … Continue reading

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The Missing Papers: A St Andrews Adventure Chapter Five

I’m at a loss for blogs at the moment so it’s some fan fiction from me this week. I hope you enjoy the next chapter of The Missing Papers: A St Andrew’s Mystery.  If you’re just joining us, previous chapters … Continue reading

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Amelia Jane Again! part two

I abandoned part one a bit abruptly (it was after midnight and it was already really rather long) so here I am continuing with part two and the other seven stories in the book. The next story in the book is Amelia … Continue reading

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Five Go Off To Camp by Corinna

The first of my Famous Five “pick’n’mix” reviews! I had the idea of reading through all the Famous Fives again, in order, but as I sat there looking into one of my boxes of books, I felt like I just … Continue reading

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The Bonfire at Night: A poem by Enid Blyton

It’s bonfire night tonight, so I thought we should have a poem to celebrate. I’m going out tonight to see the fireworks, are you? You can also take a look at the poem we put up last year at this … Continue reading

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November Monday

Gosh, so it’s the first Monday in November (seriously where is the year going?) and it’s also the week of our first birthday! Gosh doesn’t time fly! This time last year I was up in Dundee with Fiona and when we … Continue reading

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