Roald Dahl was a spy, an ace fighter pilot, a chocolate historian and a medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, and a treasury of original, evergreen, and beloved children’s books. He remains for many the world’s No. 1 storyteller.
And just like that we are done with April. We have had a busy old time of it. A visit to Lincoln, to celebrate my parents who have been married for 60 years, a trip to York with a couple of good friends
Coming in at #35 on the BBC Big Read list and the highest placed Roald Dahl title is the much loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This is definitely a book of my childhood.
And this morning, I woke up to a cake disaster, namely that we had none. I quickly whistled up some chocolate fairy cakes, including the obligatory one bun to rule them all
I do believe that my local library are convinced that I am an 8 year old child based on my reading habits lately. You have probably heard me mention (one or twice, a thousand) that I live in a small house
It does not seem two minutes since I was here doing a monthly wrap-up and now I'm back to wrap-up March. Wowser! Spring has sprung, lambs are being born, the ducks at our local fishing lake have suddenly got romantic aspirations.
Coming in at #74 on the BBC Big Read list is Matilda by Roald Dahl. It has been years since I read any Roald Dahl, but as a child I could not get enough of these wonderful books.