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Five go to an Island

I think it has been my dream for approximately 35 years that someone would one day invite me to a Famous Five party on an island, and – finally they did! 200 more words

Road Trip

Prairie Women Unite!

If you have a female relative who is older than 85, chances are they weren’t born a person. But you were, and for that, you can thank the women’s suffrage movement. 325 more words

Prairie Perspectives

Love affair with books – then, now & forever

Age 13 and 10 respectively – My brother and I decided to hoard our own library.

Ingenious plan: Papa promised us a new book every summer vacation (… provided we earned it with glowing report cards, obviously.) Only one book apiece! 563 more words

World Of Books & I

Carole's Book Alphabet ~ 'E' is for...

‘Enid Blyton’

When it comes to childhood reading, there are some authors who trip off the tongue of almost everybody. Enid Blyton is one of those. 413 more words



13th October 2014

It started as a normal day: porridge with raisins, a cup of tea, a shower, lectures. At 11:30am some friends met for a work break and a snack, and that’s when it happened… 301 more words


Five go retrogaming

Autumn leaves blew outside the window emitting a mysterious light and strange sounds from a by-gone age.   A cryptic puzzle gave clues but what were these sinister going on? 412 more words

Retro Retrogaming Kick Off 2 Kickoff

LookLookLook! Jamie Littler's Famous Five Stories

Jamie Littler lined up a full set of his Famous Five comic shorts this morning, which seems like an utterly inspired connection of property and cartoonist. 84 more words

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