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Lord of the Rings versus The Hobbit

- First published in the Nelson Mail’s blog section, 11/10/12

While we’re on the subject of fantasy adaptions, I thought it might be a good time to look at one of my favourite books- … 780 more words

Sarah Dunn

Born Today in 1897...

Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children’s writer whose books have been among the world’s bestsellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. 59 more words


Review: The Famous Five 3 (Fünf Freunde 3) (2014)

When you dig around through international releases long enough it becomes quite interesting to discover what films, books, shows, music, etc. register abroad that may not have quite such an impact in your home culture. 461 more words


Where the ladies at? Feminists disappear from the public record

Thérèse Casgrain just can’t catch a break.

Not only has one of the grandes dames of Canada’s suffrage movement been given the boot from the $50 bill, but now the… 773 more words


YA to the Rescue: On Therese Casgrain & A Mad, Wicked Folly

This disturbing piece of news about the Harper government erasing Canadian feminist and women’s rights activist Therese Casgrain’s name from an award (not to mention that her image was also removed from the $50 bill in 2012) made me feel many things. 409 more words


The Famous Five to hit the Silver Screen!

Never mind reading this as a child, I’m loving it now! How exciting to read that Enid Blyton’s Famous Five series is getting a new makeover and being turned into a film franchise! 731 more words