Enid Blyton lived before the age of the blog, internet article or listicle. She wrote narrative fiction for children with paragraphs and no headings, except for chapters. Who has the attention span for that? Not me really, but I’ve come up with some article ideas to impart Blyton’s wisdom in a more accessible modern form.
1. The 5 best foods for a midnight feast
They are all sausages.
2. Should you be elfing you children?
There’s a new parenting trend of allowing mythical forest folk to care for children for up to twelve hours each day. Experts quoted in the article are divided but strident on the subject.
3. Why I won’t elf my children
In a follow up personal piece a mother details how her mothers group nearly shamed her into elfing her children. She’s glad she didn’t, because her friend’s fairy-carer turned out to be a real estate agent with no access to the magical realm.
4. Do you know the signs of a toxic friendship?
Is your friend different to you in any way? If so, don’t put up with it. Hit them with a hockey stick until they fit in.
5. These life hacks will change the way you fly your furniture forever
Who knew you were supposed to land the back two legs first! But it makes so much sense now! Share!
6. The 10 worst things about travel and why I won’t stop
Everyone wants to go on adventures and then complain when they get there. This article will validate that instinct.