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Sparkle #96: The Magic of Enid Blyton

Did you grow up reading Enid Blyton? I did! Her books were a very important part of my growing up years and I feel like her stories helped me believe that anything is possible, and magic does exist! Her stories ranged from the whimsical to the realistic – on one hand she would write about folklore and faraway lands, and on the other hand she would narrate adventures of school kids solving mysteries. Her books offered an escape from the real world to a fantasy world which seemed enchantingly perfect! Enid Blyton introduced me to the amazing world of books and the wonders of reading. So for today’s…

July 8, 2015

Sparkle #13: On my Shelf

Hello everyone, how is your week coming along? I did a crazy Zumba class today, and all I wanted to do after my workout was crash in front of the television or read a book! This inspired my Wednesday post for the week – what will I be watching and reading in 2015? There’s no dearth of inspiration – plenty of fantastic books are being launched as movies this year. So this solves the dual purpose of picking what to read or watch! The fifty shades trailer probably generated the most buzz, but there are many more interesting choices to pick from. For instance, I recently got to know they…

January 21, 2015

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 3 Favorites

Happy, shiny Friday folks! This week’s round-up is a crazy mix of art, culture and lifestyle picks from around the internet. Did you read something interesting recently? Do share! This is what the night sky can really look like…I love the moon and stars! Why you are still not losing belly fat + a diet that might help you get fit. If you love LEGO and have a thing for fantasy fiction, this will cheer you up. Ship your enemies glitter! How pretty and fresh is this balloon birthday cake? (And edible too!) Trophy husbands? Sure why not! Do something different on your next date –…

January 16, 2015