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The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

I’ve read a lot of stories in my life – certainly more than most my age – and the fascination with words started when I was very young. 286 more words



Hi Readers

Now this is unusual for my blog; to write about a tearoom.  What I am really writing about I suppose is one of my favourite childhood books (away from my obsession with Enid Blyton anyway).  515 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

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

Book Thoughts

The Chronicle of Narnia dan Mimpi ke UK

Perkenalan saya dengan Pevensie bersaudara dimulai pada tahun 2008. Cukup telat memang, mengingat film The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe pertama kali rilis tahun 2005. 923 more words

Author's Note

World Book Day ~ Enid Blyton

I must not let the day go by without a mention to World Book Day. I decided I was going to hunt out some of my old books and choose one to start reading (along with two other books that I currently have on the go!). 136 more words

Five Go Adulting

Parody books seem to be in vogue at present; walk into any bookshop, and the chances are you will be confronted by a large table spread with such things as  737 more words