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Growing Up with Enid Blyton

We can all pinpoint particular books or authors that got us reading as a child. For my daughters it was Harry Potter and Jacqueline Wilson… 626 more words


Reblog: Five Go off to Camp by March House Books

In a change to the schedule, I thought it was best to bring you something rather than nothing given my no show last week. I’m struggling a lot at the moment to write and read due to work stress and depression,  so this is proving quite difficult for me. 53 more words

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Texts for our times? Children’s books for grown-ups

Children’s books for adults have been one of the most lucrative publishing sensations of the past few years. But what do they tell us about the changing relations between childhood and adulthood? 1,448 more words


Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney

‘Jesus, what an a-hole’ – Goodreads reviewer

(I’m inclined to agree)

My cousin and her ten year old kid came to visit. He’d brought an… 554 more words


Blyblog - I'm dreaming of a Blyt Christmas

First outing for my Blyblog section in some time. This is the bit dedicated to my favourite author and maker of many MANY happy childhood memories, Enid Blyton. 338 more words

Five great names, 25 July 1998

Were the sports editors at The Scotsman trying to make Hibs fans feel better, or were they sadistic Jambo bastards rubbing salt in the wounds of relegation? 131 more words

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Throwback Thursday: Five Go To Mystery Moor

Throwback Thursday is a topic hosted by Renee at It’s Book Talk. It’s a chance to share some old favourites or books that have been on your ever growing To Be Read list. 549 more words