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Program fun

All units in Burnaby Mountain are back and meeting after the holiday break. Units are busy planning great adventures for the rest of the year including camps, sleepovers, trips, outings, community service, and more. 322 more words

Girl Guides Of Canada

Mini book haul.

Hi everyone!

I haven’t had time to sit down and write the book reviews I want to get done, however instead I thought I’d share some new books that I’ve gotten. 1,366 more words

The Famous Five are 75!

Five years ago, in 2012, I wrote about Enid Blyton’s Famous Five turning 70.  It was one of my most popular posts.

In May of this year, that gang of four children and a dog will turn 75. 200 more words


Rediscovering Enid Blyton

I’ve been rediscovering Enid Blyton’s Famous Five stories lately, as 6YO has developed a sudden enthusiasm for them. So how well have these 70 year old stories with their much-derided ‘lashings of ginger beer’ stood the test of time? 1,009 more words


Post 1 - Summer reading 

I am lucky enough to have a few weeks off over Christmas! So what’s a better time to catch up on some reading. My current list includes: 96 more words


24th December: Enid Blyton

Welcome! This is my Advent Calendar project where every day I will be telling a bit of the Nativity story, but in the style of great writers and playwrights. 829 more words

My favourite childhood book......

I was an avid reader when I was young.   I loved reading.  When I was around ten years old, I remember reading a book a day, easily.   291 more words