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Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby pete9012S » 01 Jan 2014, 13:20

I enjoyed reading through this blog;

http://www.vintagecobweb.com/2012/04/en ... ittle.html
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 01 Jan 2014, 14:08

I find the Sunny Stories covers very attractive. They're only shades of blue and red, mixed with black and white, but they're beautifully drawn by a range of talented artists. I've got a few Sunny Stories magazines but would like to collect more if I ever have the chance. I love the stories and letters, and even the adverts shed light on the society of the time.
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Melissa_02 » 05 Feb 2014, 09:51

Nice post!
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Postby pete9012S » 05 Feb 2014, 10:20

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Melissa_02 wrote:Nice post!


Cheers!
Want to buy it?? :D
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Tony Summerfield » 05 Feb 2014, 10:56

I agree, Pete, a very nice post (not your picture! :lol: ). Michelle Ann says in her Blog that trying to collect all 553 issues of Sunny Stories would be like trying to climb Everest backwards, but this website has them all, though I suspect it is a section that is seldom looked at! It is my eventual aim if I live long enough to put in all uncollected stories and poems in the same way as I have done with Teachers World - now that will be a mountain to climb! :roll:

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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Moonraker » 05 Feb 2014, 11:53

What a treasure it would be if all copies were in the Cave to read in their entirety! There's a challenge for you, Tony! :wink:
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Kate Mary » 05 Feb 2014, 12:22

Rest assured Tony, I frequently look at the magazine section and I appreciate all the cavework you undertake. I hope I also live long enough to read all the uncollected Sunny Stories.

It is a nice post and I am sorely in need of one; my fence has just blown down.
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Postby Moonraker » 05 Feb 2014, 12:27

Sadly, the "nice post" is a spammer advertising a shoe website.

Sorry to hear of your fence. It is a wonder to me that I haven't witnessed more damage.
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Eddie Muir » 05 Feb 2014, 16:12

Kate Mary wrote:It is a nice post and I am sorely in need of one; my fence has just blown down.

I'm sorry to hear that your fence has just blown down, Kate Mary. :( Several of my fence panels have been damaged since just before Christmas. I've had one that was causing an obstruction fixed, but I'm waiting for an improvement in the weather before I attempt to get the others repaired. Let's hope that improvement is very soon!

Moonraker wrote:Sadly, the "nice post" is a spammer advertising a shoe website.

Not a friend of Julie's is it? :wink:
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Moonraker » 05 Feb 2014, 20:12

Eddie Muir wrote:
Moonraker wrote:Sadly, the "nice post" is a spammer advertising a shoe website.

Not a friend of Julie's is it? :wink:

Sfunnythat! I thought exactly the same thing!
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Kate Mary » 05 Feb 2014, 20:24

A broken fence post and panels is very minor compared with the floods on the Somerset Levels and the storms in the West Country. I never thought I would be wishing for 'proper' winter weather of frost and snow!

Back on track I enjoyed the blog about Sunny Stories and hope the idea of putting material from it (Sunny Stories that is) in the Cave comes to fruition.
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Postby Eddie Muir » 05 Feb 2014, 23:20

Kate Mary wrote:A broken fence post and panels is very minor compared with the floods on the Somerset Levels and the storms in the West Country. I never thought I would be wishing for 'proper' winter weather of frost and snow!

I agree totally and my heart goes out to all those in the West Country, and in other parts of the UK, who have suffered so much during the past few weeks. Let's hope that there is a big improvement in the weather conditions in the coming days so that all those poor people can get their lives back on track.

I read Sunny Stories regularly as a youngster back in the late forties and early fifties, and used to look forward to each new issue. A wonderful read for just 2d. Happy days! :D
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Carlotta King » 05 Feb 2014, 23:26

Kate Mary wrote:A broken fence post and panels is very minor compared with the floods on the Somerset Levels and the storms in the West Country. I never thought I would be wishing for 'proper' winter weather of frost and snow!


What I wouldn't give to look out the window and see a lovely calm day with a blanket of snow or some frost about, that I could go out and walk in, instead of torrential rain and wheelie bins blowing about! :roll:

We are certainly bearing the brunt of it down here in the south west, I'm just glad that other parts of the country aren't having such bad weather as we are.
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby sixret » 16 Nov 2016, 16:17

Tony Summerfield wrote:I agree, Pete, a very nice post (not your picture! :lol: ). Michelle Ann says in her Blog that trying to collect all 553 issues of Sunny Stories would be like trying to climb Everest backwards, but this website has them all, though I suspect it is a section that is seldom looked at! It is my eventual aim if I live long enough to put in all uncollected stories and poems in the same way as I have done with Teachers World - now that will be a mountain to climb! :roll:

http://www.enidblytonsociety.co.uk/maga ... ?magid=254


I feel very elated just to read your statement especially the bold one. Just want to let you know that I support your aim 1000%, Tony! :D

No mountain is high enough to climb even if you climb backwards. (Suddenly I remember the lyric of the song but I forgot the song's title! Typical me! - no mountain is high enough..... )

It could be your 2017 resolution, perhaps? :wink:
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Re: Sunny Stories written by Enid Blyton Collection

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 16 Nov 2016, 16:33

I don't know the song you're thinking of, Sixret, but I'm reminded of 'If Mountains Were Easy to Climb' from the musical Mrs. Henderson Presents (sung by Emma Williams and Tracie Bennett - the latter played Sharon Gaskell in Coronation Street):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKCelPMbBm4
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