brown paper parcels ~ my vintage bookshelf
I always wanted to be Ann in the famous 5 series and wanted to play house when out camping and wished I could buy some fresh produce right from the farm * the home made fruit cake from the farmer's wife * the fresh milk and cheese * all wrapped in a red gingham cloth ~ how I was so scared when they were in the tunnel with the 'ghost train' and the castle that they camped in ....what childhood adventures should be made of. My children were drip fed Enid Blyton from the time they were big enough to sit still and listen !
I just love ALL things Enid Blyton ! the Magic Faraway Tree and the Wishing Chair. Mrs Washalot (hmmm sounds like a name for me!)~ saucepan man and moon-face and the land at the top of the treePicking up vintage Enid Blyton books is a must for me on my trips to op shops or when treasure hunting. ...oh I cant sing her praises enough !Do something from your childhood ~ grab your favourite Enid Blyton book, a cup of tea, get cosy and read ~ does one's soul good to escape sometime