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Of Childhood and Enid Blyton

Many of my social and cultural background in India started reading English books as kids thanks to Enid Blyton. I still have vivid memories of the characters in the Noddy series:  apart from Noddy himself, Mr. 339 more words

On Writing: Resources For Writers


So, another complete contrast of books for this month’s Book Club. I think the second choice was a bit of throwaway fluff for an easy pre-Christmas read but it actually gave me quite a lot to think about. 577 more words

Book Club


“The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things that you’d thought special, particular to you. 2,768 more words


Christmas photo challenge day ten: DIY book Christmas tree

This is something I saw on Pinterest and wanted to try myself seeing as I knew I had at least a dozen green books. I admit I was a bit worried about damaging my vintage hardbacks so I kept them in position for as short a time as possible! 89 more words


Week 68: Chairs

It’s a bit like The House that Jack Built. Only – blessed relief – without the sinister dog and the insipid young man of the Caldecott book that slightly haunted my childhood. 976 more words

The Story Teller

Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time. J.M Barrie. 716 more words