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Charity Shop Finds: Vintage Enid Blyton Books

As mentioned in my last post, we had a really good look round the charity shops in Colwyn Bay last weekend. Amongst other things, I found some vintage Enid Blyton books of my preferred era and style… … 398 more words


Quentin Kirrin

The subsequent extract from File 12215, released October 2016 after 68 years by Her Majesty’s Government sheds light on one of Britain’s most misunderstood characters.  Quentin Kirrin, as he was most widely known, was an enigmatic figure who might just have passed under the radar were it not for the work of one Ms Enid Blyton in the 40s and 50s. 1,498 more words

Spotlight and guest-post: Addicted to Death


Addicted to Death:
A Food Related Crime Investigation

Following the murder of Benedict and Darcy Blacktail, two eggs savagely beaten to death outside their home by an unknown, fedora wearing assailant brandishing a large metal spoon, Detective Inspector Willie Wortel, carrot and the leading food detective in the police force, is called in to investigate. 1,062 more words

Day 12

DAY 12: Your Favorite Childhood Book

If you read my “Day 2” post, you would know that I’m a book aficionado. I love and breathe books, books are life to me ever since I was a kid. 294 more words


Where are the girls?

Well, mostly not in yesterday’s book, Kid Got Shot. It’s a pretty male book, and apart from Garvie’s mum and his teachers, the female part is played by the gorgeous Polish girl everyone – including Garvie – falls for. 463 more words


The Five Famous Foods of Enid Blyton that I want to eat

“You can’t have adventures on an empty stomach,” reasoned Dick.

Enid Blyton is the queen of fictional food. I set out to write a post about the four fictional feasts I would love to eat, but quickly realised that everything that I was writing about was from Enid. 328 more words

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