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Forgive me. I’m going to beat my own drum a bit …feeling pretty chuffed with myself!

See, I recently read a very interesting article. It was about a museum located inside a school in Chile, which is largely curated by students who attend the school. 625 more words

Thinking And Learning

Famous Five (1970's TV Series and Books by Enid Blyton) -- a Now Grown-up Singaporean Fan Remembers

I visited a second hand bookstore today and I was delighted to find a couple of old Famous Five books, that were published when I was growing up as a child in the 1970s. 267 more words


Five Go Adventuring Again reviewed by Chris

This is the second of the Famous Five series, and makes it into my personal top three along with Five on Finniston Farm and Five Go Down to the Sea… 2,326 more words


Top Ten Tuesday #9: Fictional Places I Wish I Could Visit

So I’ve been AWOL for a few weeks. I’ve been working over the Easter holidays, and I’ve not had a lot of time to just relax and blog. 576 more words


Was Enid Blyton a bad writer?

Enid Blyton is responsible for a huge portion of missed sleep from my childhood. The Famous Five books and the ‘Mystery’ series were staple components of my evenings (and long into the night) from the age of about eight or nine till I started high school at twelve (we don’t do middle school in Scotland). 844 more words

Children's Fiction

A is for... Airplane

*The theme for my A to Z is Childhood Stories. Some are real, some are embellished, some are downright fictional but are based on the kind of things I imagined when I was younger.* 778 more words

A To Z

My Top 5 Fantasy/Fiction Books

When I was younger, I used to hate reading. My parents used to force me to read, but to no avail. My dad used to get me all the Enid Blyton books, but I was never interested. 730 more words