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Journal 63

Postby Rob Houghton » 29 Jun 2017, 16:45

A nice summer treat, which I believe is being printed as we speak - looks good enough to eat as always. :-)

http://www.enidblytonsociety.co.uk/journal-catalogue.php?thisissue=63

What a great cover, from The Twelfth Holiday Book - and some tasty things inside. I'll be very interested to read Anita's take on 'The Mystery That Never Was' - as it was a book I came late to (as a child aged 13) and never enjoyed. I've since reread it and still find it lacking. Maybe Anita will persuade me otherwise!

Also looking forward to the articles about Susie by Julie and about Miss Pepper by John Pickup - great to hear what people think of various characters!

I also like the sound of Enid's short story - 'Prince Furious and the Spanking Slippers' - great title!! :lol:

Anne Kirrin's Diary returns - which I know many will be glad about - including me - and so many other articles - it really does seem cram-packed!
'Oh voice of Spring of Youth
hearts mad delight,
Sing on, sing on, and when the sun is gone
I'll warm me with your echoes
through the night.'

(E. Blyton, Sunday Times, 1951)



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Re: Journal 63

Postby Courtenay » 29 Jun 2017, 16:59

"Was Enid a Dame Slap?" — now there's an intriguing-sounding article! :wink:
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Lucky Star » 29 Jun 2017, 17:06

Looks fab as always. :D
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Rob Houghton » 29 Jun 2017, 17:07

Courtenay wrote:"Was Enid a Dame Slap?" — now there's an intriguing-sounding article! :wink:


Looks like there's a lot of spanking and slapping in this issue!! :shock:
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Sing on, sing on, and when the sun is gone
I'll warm me with your echoes
through the night.'

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Re: Journal 63

Postby John Pickup » 29 Jun 2017, 19:50

A lovely summery cover by Grace Lodge. Looks great.
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 29 Jun 2017, 20:24

Varied, intriguing-sounding articles and stories as always - and the cover looks great! Can't wait for it to arrive!
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 30 Jun 2017, 08:52

Great looking cover. Look forward to that coming through my door. :D

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Re: Journal 63

Postby pete9012S » 30 Jun 2017, 18:33

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Great cover!

Susie – Love Her or Hate Her by Julie Heginbotham (20)


Looking forward to the Susie article.I've always viewed her as my ideal woman.Full of fun,mischief and highly intelligent too!

Can't wait to read it. :D


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Re: Journal 63

Postby Nicko » 01 Jul 2017, 00:16

pete9012S wrote:

Looking forward to the Susie article.I've always viewed her as my ideal woman.Full of fun,mischief and highly intelligent too!

Can't wait to read it. :D



Classic. :D
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Rob Houghton » 01 Jul 2017, 00:22

pete9012S wrote:
Looking forward to the Susie article.I've always viewed her as my ideal woman.Full of fun,mischief and highly intelligent too!



You told me your ideal woman was Dame Slap, Pete - own up! ;-)
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Eddie Muir » 01 Jul 2017, 06:49

Rob Houghton wrote: You told me your ideal woman was Dame Slap, Pete - own up! ;-)

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Courtenay » 01 Jul 2017, 13:05

:shock: :shock: :shock: :wink:
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Lenoir » 01 Jul 2017, 17:30

I've started journal 62, as I am a bit behind. I left a gap between reading 61 and 62 to spread them out as bit.
By the time I get the summer journal it will almost be summer here, so at least the season will be more in sync than usual!
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Re: Journal 63

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 01 Jul 2017, 20:29

Nicko wrote:
pete9012S wrote:

Looking forward to the Susie article.I've always viewed her as my ideal woman.Full of fun,mischief and highly intelligent too!

Can't wait to read it. :D



Classic. :D


Let's hope you're both not disappointed, Pete and Nick. :lol:

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Re: Journal 63

Postby Daisy » 08 Jul 2017, 11:35

My journal has arrived. I shall have to put off the luxury of reading it for some hours though.. It looks very good.
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