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The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers ~ I've been nominated

What with all the books piling up in the unassigned corners of our little cottage and our new king sized doggy friend who is still learning to walk on a lead – I completely forgot that Bridgit of… 662 more words


Who's in your 'Famous Five'?

I think all of us are part of our very own ‘Famous Five’ (not to be confused with a Kill Bill-esque ‘Death list five’). We all have our close circle of friends we’d call on for an adventure. 534 more words


Thank You Suffragettes

Election Day has me thinking.

Memories are bubbling to the surface and reminding me of my university days.

As we were driving to the polling station I couldn’t recall any of the important dates relating to women and the right to vote. 592 more words

Old Dog New Tricks - What I Learned

Secrets galore

Enid Blyton Five Go Adventuring Again
Illustrated by Eileen A Soper
Hodder Children’s Books 1997 (1943)

The second in Enid Blyton’s Famous Five books, Five Go Adventuring Again… 696 more words


In Defense of Presentism (Kind Of)

In class on Tuesday we got into a brief discussion of presentism and whether modern attitudes should influence who we memorialize today. Merriam Webster defines presentism as “an attitude toward the past dominated by present-day attitudes and experiences.” 1,051 more words

New Year, New Books, New Librarians!

So excited by the plans I have for the upcoming academic year.

Competitions have begun in earnest; Mr Twits beards are coming in to the library already, book pumpkins will be next, followed by our author visit, just to name but a few things. 218 more words

Children's Books

 20 February 1930

At roughly 3.30 pm on Thursday, 20 February 1930, two newly-appointed senators to Canada’s Upper House of Parliament were introduced and took their seats. 1,865 more words