Tag Archives: March

March Round Up

WHAT FIONA HAS READ I managed to finish four so I’m on 15 for the year so still 3 ahead. Why Mummy Drinks – Gill Sims The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon The Faith … Continue reading

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Monday #259

The Magic Faraway Tree and Top nostalgic reads Puffin Island – well, that’s not its real name, but as its covered in puffins that’s what the Mannerings and Trents call it. Its real name isn’t known, but its a remote … Continue reading

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Monday #258

Our topics this week are: Blyton’s mothers and Favourite locations Malory Towers, a big stone building almost castle-like with its four towers (possible based on Lulworth Castle) is grand enough but its surroundings are even better. It is located on … Continue reading

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Monday #257

Blytonian food, The Enchanted Wood and What we did in February “It is a treek. Did you not give me a dare? Did you not tell me to do a treek on you? I have done one with the teeth. … Continue reading

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March Round Up

The clocks have gone forward, meaning we lost a precious hour of sleep but on the plus side, spring is (apparently) here! WHAT I READ IN MARCH Doctor Turner’s Case Book – Stephen McGann Finding Audrey – Sophie Kinsella Bonding With … Continue reading

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Monday #210

So I’m back from Italy and we have a busy week for you on the blog: Fiona will bring you the second part of her Children at Green Meadows blog, and I’ll be looking at Five Give up the Booze! … Continue reading

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Monday #209

How is it Monday already? I never used to notice Mondays so much when I worked weekends, but now I have weekends off it’s a different matter. I don’t actually have to work until Wednesday this week so perhaps I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Stef’s February (and more) Round Up

Whoops, as you probably gathered we have missed the last couple of round ups. Fiona has done her blog and now it’s my turn. WHAT I HAVE READ IN THE PAST FEW MONTHS February – Looking for Captain Poldark – … Continue reading

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Monday #207

Proving she is still current Enid Blyton featured in a Cbeebies video about female authors, alongside Jacqueline Wilson, Beatrix Potter and Malorie Blackman. I thought it was done this year for World Book Day but it turns out it’s actually … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Easter Monday!

Well wow oh wow, in less than two weeks I’ve had my birthday and easter! How bizarre this is! I honestly don’t think they have ever been so close together! I know you’re all dying to hear what I got … Continue reading

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First Monday of Spring

Yes, spring is finally with us in the northern hemisphere. Temperatures have risen by around two degrees and sunglasses have been deployed on at least one occasion. Long may it continue! I rather messed up last week, I’m afraid. I ended … Continue reading

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March of the Mondays

Half-way through March already and the year is flying by! So fast in fact I am having trouble remembering that it’s my birthday this week! I hope to get some Blyton things to write about for you, so I’ll keep … Continue reading

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First Monday of March

I shouldn’t have mentioned spring in my last post as winter has made a come-back where I am. It’s very cold! I’m so ready for warm(er) weather. In the mean time we will be mostly indoors which will give us … Continue reading

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Last Monday in March

Well March has flown by! We’ve had the odd sight of nice weather – brief spells of sunshine – so I’m hoping to see more of that once we get into April. Wednesday is shaping up to be contributorless again … Continue reading

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Monday Muddles

Its Monday again and we have a bit of a problem this week blog wise. That problem being that we do not have a contributor for Wednesday. We have an offer from someone to write something, but we can’t guarantee that. … Continue reading

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Middle of March Monday

We’ll be having another backwards week this week, with Stef taking the Friday post and me doing one for Sunday. Wednesday I’ll be reblogging a Famous Five recipe for you, on Friday Stef’ll be reviewing another episode of the 90s … Continue reading

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