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A bookish journey...

My earliest memories of reading involved a tug-o-war over a fortnightly children’s magazine that arrived with the morning newspaper. A cousin and I both awoke with the identical idea of being the first to read it (and then deliver spoilers to the rest of the slumbering cousins). 635 more words

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Quote Of The Week

‘Well, the third clown is Google. He’s really funny too. He has a wonderful motor-car and everything goes wrong with it – and in the end it blows up into a hundred different peices! 23 more words


Book Review: Five on Brexit Island by Bruno Vincent

Five on Brexit Island by Bruno Vincent
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Sometimes, you just want a book to chill out with rather than tax your heart or your mind. 570 more words

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Nos 120 anos de Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton faria hoje 120 anos. Não disse nada aos do meu tempo, que preferimos Jules Verne e Emílio Salgari. Porém, a partir da geração dos nossos filhos, tudo mudou quanto ao universo das leituras in- fanto-juvenis, onde ela dominou. 2,440 more words

Enid Blyton

When Enid Blyton Proved Lots of Fun*

As this is posted, it would have been Enid Blyton’s 120th birthday. As you’ll know, Blyton was one of the most prolific and successful writer of children’s stories of her time. 828 more words


Grown Up Blyton: Too Many Cooks by Marina Pascoe

Continuing my theme of let’s see what books we could read as adults if we wanted a break from Blyton, I have decided to look at  1,038 more words

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Quote of the day

 You’re trying to escape from your difficulties, and there never is any escape from difficulties, never. They have to be faced and fought.Enid Blyton… 7 more words