Review of the Text Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual

Text stories appeared in Bunty comics and annuals besides picture stories and photo stories. Although I wasn’t as big a fan of the text stories in girls' comics and annuals as the more visual stories due to finding the latter types of stories easier to follow, some text stories in girls' comic annuals I particularly … Continue reading Review of the Text Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual

Review of the Photo Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual

Not only did Bunty include picture stories in its comics, annuals and summer specials, but these publications also included photo stories in their later years.  The first known photo story to appear in a Bunty publication was Hector's Holiday in the 1983 Summer Special. Photo stories then began to appear in the annuals starting with … Continue reading Review of the Photo Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual

Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 2)

(You can read Part 1 here) Here is what I think of the other picture stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 annual (WARNING: Contains spoilers):  The Comp (pp. 77 - 81) Artist: Peter Wilkes In this second instalment of The Comp in this annual, the pupils of Redvale Comprehensive School enter a float for … Continue reading Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 2)

Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 1)

For those of you who haven’t heard of Bunty, it was a weekly British girls' comic that ran from 1958 until 2001 although after this time, summer specials ran until 2004 and the annuals continued until the 2009 one.  The first taster I got of Bunty was the 1999 annual that I received for Christmas … Continue reading Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 1)

Book Review of Autism, Anxiety and Me: A Diary in Even Numbers by Emma Louise Bridge (Warning: Contains potential spoilers)

Autism, Anxiety and Me: A Diary in Even Numbers is a diary-style book that was written by Emma Louise Bridge, a young woman on the autistic spectrum. As the title suggests each diary entry is listed as an even number in accordance with her preference and in each entry Emma documents how she finds living … Continue reading Book Review of Autism, Anxiety and Me: A Diary in Even Numbers by Emma Louise Bridge (Warning: Contains potential spoilers)