Monthly Archives: May 2016

Monday post #168

I’m a bit late to do this as we had a BBQ last night and time rather got away from us. Coming up this week anyway:

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How to Get Blyton’s Style Part 2

If you saw my post from last week you’ll know that I picked out some clothes from today’s fashion that could be considered Blytonesque. They were clothes for the girls by and large and today I thought that I would … Continue reading

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The Twins at St Clare’s – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part seven

I’ve just noticed I named the previous two parts as ‘part five’. So I’ll skip six and move on to seven! This will be the last one as I got through the final five chapters tonight. All previous parts: one, … Continue reading

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Monday #177

Once more the weekend is over far too quickly and one again I don’t seem to have done half of what I need to. Anyway I’m off to Scotland for this week, come Wednesday, but don’t fear, I shall be … Continue reading

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How to get Blyton’s style

I thought I would bring you something a little different over the next couple of weeks on the blog – inspired by a pair of shoes I found on a clothing website. This week I will look at how to … Continue reading

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If you like Blyton: Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens

Stef has already reviewed this (as has Poppy) but as always I’m late to the party and have just gotten around to reading it. I had many thoughts and so I am now going to inflict them on you all. … Continue reading

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Monday Post #176

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Wandering in the dark near Kröller Müller — Kunst en Cultuur – Arts & Culture

This link was sent to us from Hans van der Klis from The Netherlands. He says:  I’ve written an ‘adventure’ story on my blog, that we (my wife and I) experienced during a visit to a museum in the forest. With some thoughts … Continue reading

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So Many Editions

I can’t be the only one who collects many editions of the same books in their collection. I have spoken to a couple of people who indeed find it hard to pass up different editions of their favourite books and … Continue reading

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The Ring O’ Bells Mystery

Ring O’ Bells is probably my favourite from this series, but after telling Stef this was what I’d review I had to do a hasty double-check that it was indeed the next in the series. It is, of course, and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Monday

Hope you’ve all had a good weekend –  hasn’t the English weather been glorious (especially in the south) this weekend? I’ve been out and got myself a little tan, and all my freckles are finding their way out! Anyway the … Continue reading

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The River of Adventure Review by Stef

I know it’s been a while since I have reviewed any of the Adventure Series books but I know where I got up to, and that was River. So without waiting another second it’s time to have a look at … Continue reading

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My twenty-second Noddy book: Cheer Up Little Noddy

This Noddy book has been the hardest to review. It was supposed to be my 18th review from the series, but when I opened my copy I discovered that it was missing the first 20 pages. I then added a … Continue reading

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First Monday of May

It’s May now, not that the recent weather would lead you to believe that. For me the last week of April was not a case of April Showers. It was a case of repeated hail showers and then a reasonably … Continue reading

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