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Monday #235

  The Valley of Adventure Holidays, 2018 and Miss Grayling’s Girls part 3 – the in-betweeners After writing a travel brochure for it recently, this week’s location has to be Demon’s Rocks. Demon’s Rocks is around the coast from Kirrin, … Continue reading

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Search terms, the 7th edition

I may have decided to do this a bit prematurely, I haven’t collected as many search terms as I usually do before I write a post. But never mind, let’s see what Google has to offer us this time! We … Continue reading

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Monday #234

Poor Brodie has chicken pox so this is a shorter Monday post than usual (done in a rush on my phone at ten to nine!) Autumn reads and More search terms I now resign from the Secret Seven. Thank you … Continue reading

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August Round Up 2018

WHAT I HAVE READ Ten books means I’ve gone well over my target for the year, so I’ve increased it from 52 to 80! Poor Stainless (The Borrowers 4.5) – Mary Norton Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2) – Diana Gabaldon … Continue reading

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Monday #233

August round up and Noddy fuzzy felts Mr King is a tutor who is employed by the Lyntons to teach Dinah, Roger and Snubby on holiday in The Rockingdown Mystery. He arrives in Rockingdown and begins to teach, but the … Continue reading

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Monday #232

The Secret Island audio review and Demon’s Rocks holidays, 2018 The Enchanted Wood is the first book in the Faraway Tree series, featuring Jo, Fanny and Bessie. The children move to a cottage near a mysterous wood, and in it … Continue reading

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Monday #231

Blyton’s strangest homes, part 2 and Miss Greyling’s Girls, the failures The Caravan Family starts an exciting life for Belinda, Mike and Ann, when their parents buy to caravans for the family to live in. They do them up nicely … Continue reading

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Monday #230

Blyton’s strangest homes and If you like Blyton: Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens Here come Sam and Anne, ready for anything that Pete wants them to do. Their mothers look out of the window, shake their heads and … Continue reading

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Monday #279

Ten facts about the Adventure Series and me and Five Go Adventuring Again Amelia Jane had a lovely time all by herself. She snipped a hole in the curtains, and then she snipped another! Then she went to the hearth-rug … Continue reading

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July Round Up 2018

WHAT FIONA HAS READ I read a lot this month, though there were quite a few short books. I checked out a load of Dr Seuss books from my work and read them for the first time – they didn’t … Continue reading

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Monday #278

  Noddy and the Case of the Toyland Mischief Maker and July Round Up Enid Blyton’s Magazine Annual #1 has 15 stories and picture strips all specially written for the annual. It includes stories from famous series like the Famous … Continue reading

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Monday #277

Miss Grayling’s Girls and Blyton’s homeliest secret homes Just at that moment the old man came into the room again with a jug of water. How he stared! But, before he could do anything, the chest-of-drawers rose up in the … Continue reading

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Monday #276

My top Famous Five moments and If you like Blyton: The Borrowers by Mary Norton Cliff Castle, from the book The Secret of Cliff Castle, is (hardly surprisingly) a castle on a cliff. Well it’s not a real castle, more a big … Continue reading

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Another load of search terms (#6)

Every time I look at our search terms there is something interesting, strange, or just completely baffling. Here’s the latest collection! (As usual all capitals are mine, and this is done is gentle jest meaning no malice to whoever is … Continue reading

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Monday #275

Blyton search terms and 10 facts about Malory Towers and me I’M THE BOLD BAD GIRL! BEWARE! I BARK! I BITE! I HATE EVERYBODY! This is what is pinned to Elizabeth Allen’s back in The Naughtiest Girl in the School, as … Continue reading

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Monday #274

My top ten Adventure Series moments and June round up “Ock-ock-oo.” – Mr Penruthlan Mr Penruthlan is a giant of a man but most of the time he lacks an important element of speech – his false teeth! Thus most … Continue reading

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