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That was the Chiswick weekend that was

I started doing these roundups of my weekend last year, to remind myself that it's the small everyday moments that matter. Gentle domesticity and humble family adventures. 1,230 more words


Another roundup of Blyton presents

As with last year I got spoiled on my Birthday and at Christmas and managed to amass a pile of Blyton-themed gifts. Most of these will end up having blogs of their own as I read/listen and review them later but for now here’s a quick look at what I got. 391 more words

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The Famous Five Annual 2015 - a Review

Title: The Famous Five Annual 2015

Author: Enid Blyton

Published: 2014

Age Rating: 8+

Star Rating: 5/5

I was thrilled to receive the Famous Five Annual 2015, recently, for Christmas, and on reading it: I was thoroughly impressed and entertained by it’s contents. 371 more words

Adventure Books

One of Canada's Famous Five gets Google Doodle

One of the trailblazers who fought for Canadian women’s right to be “persons” under the law was honoured with her very own Google Doodle on Thursday. 532 more words


14th Day of Advent - Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton

Title: Five Go Adventuring Again

Author: Enid Blyton

Published: 1943

Not only do the Five have to put up with a stranger in the house, during the Christmas holidays, in this excellent Famous Five novel, but also lessons and  tutoring! 158 more words

Christmas Book Advent Calendar

fiona reblogged this on World of Blyton.

Are You A Boy Or A Girl? (The Myth Of Binary Gender)

A 9 year old asked me:

“Because you’ve got short hair, does that mean you’re a boy?”

I thought for a moment… what’s the easiest way to say this? 1,224 more words

The Famous Five - Nellie McClung

Nellie (Mooney) McClung is one of “The Famous Five” who fought and won for the right for women to vote and to run for political office in 1916. 537 more words

Leading Ladies