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Recent Reads: First Term at Malory Towers by Enid Blyton

It’s really got to me, this editing of Enid Blyton thing – so much so, that I’ve made the point of picking up some early copies of her works so I can read the original publications. 610 more words

The Editing of Enid

I should say upfront, before I start ranting a bit, that I was brought up on Enid Blyton. Apart from my beloved “Pookie” books, the earliest stories I can remember are Enid. 571 more words


Born in the early nineties which I believe was an exciting time and being the last of six children, my parents relaxed a little when it came to me. 909 more words

Good Night

I feel so sleepy
And so yawny and dozy
And you, little bed,
Look so lovely and cosy!
I’ll soon be cuddled
Beneath your sheets, 57 more words


First Love....

It happened a long time time back
About years ten and three
Time was not something I lacked
And you happened to be free

We sat together… 121 more words

Books. Beautiful Books.

Photo: Bookporn

Sitting in a car squished between various silings and cousins. The mid afternoon sun blazing down upon us making my eyelashes sweat and my back melt into the oven of baked leather seats. 920 more words


New job

“Will you get bored?” the interviewer had asked, anxiously. Leaning forward a little to emphasise her concern.

The job? Part time afternoon receptionist. Mornings were busy, but the afternoon shift was notorious for being quiet. 427 more words

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