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Five Go Parenting: A Review

When the Famous Five solve the case that gets their criminal cousin  Rupert and his wife sent to jail, the horrifying news is broken to them that they are now the next-of-kin for Rupert’s baby daughter. 102 more words

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Five Go Gluten Free: A Review

Julian, Dick, George, and Anne, now grown up and living in London, but still living together with ever-faithful Timmy embark on a complete lifestyle change. ‘From now on, the whole lot of them were going to eat only whole food. 417 more words

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Food Writing is the best! - Books

Hard-boiled eggs, ham sandwiches, bacon, jars of potted meat, scones and homemade jam, crusty loaves of freshly baked bread, slabs of butter, fresh farm cheese, red radishes and lettuce, apple pies, short bread biscuits and homemade lemonade. 481 more words


Winter Downs: classic English crime

This wartime murder-mystery takes place on an old-fashioned, home counties, English country estate – where centuries of tradition are being overturned by the conflict on the Continent. 462 more words

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Top Three Thursdays #15 - Mystery Series TBR

Hello and welcome! This is my weekly series, Top Three Thursdays, or, for convenience, TTT. Every week I discuss my top three in any bookish topic. 357 more words


Friday Fiction Fixes #1...

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