Monthly Archives: November 2020

Monday #400

Our Christmas fan fiction poll closes at 8pm (GMT) tonight, so there’s still time for any last-minute votes. It’s currently a tie between the Famous Five and the Adventure series lot (we didn’t decide what to do if there’s a … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 20

Last time Bill and Horace were marched out of their shack and ended up below deck on a boat. Chapter 20 The next morning, Anatoly, Bentley and Thompson packed up and boarded their boat again. They had decided on their … Continue reading

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More of Enid Blyton’s Christmas stories

You may remember that I’ve written some posts about Blyton’s Christmas stories (as well as crafts and poems) before. I found so many that I had to split them into three posts, one for 1920-1945, one for 1946-1950, and the … Continue reading

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Monday #399

In case anyone missed it, last week I posted a warning that the Christmas content was about to begin. I think we all need a bit of festive cheer at the moment! More Christmas stories by Enid Blyton and Cunningham … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 19

Last time Bill and Horace had an interesting conversation. Chapter 19 After they combed the rest of the wreckage Bentley ordered them to take a short break. There were no signs that anyone else had been on the beach, nor … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton Christmas gift guide 2020

I feel like this gets harder every year! I suppose it does as I don’t reuse products, and rely on either things that have come out in the past year or things I’ve somehow missed. There doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Monday #398

A word of warning, I’m about to start using the C-word on the blog from this week. That’s right, it’s less than six weeks until Christmas! Christmas gift guide 2020 and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 18

Last time Anatoly and his team found some of the wreckage from the Lucky Star and Bill met Horace Tipperlong. Chapter 18 For a few minutes after the men had left them Bill and Horace sat in silence. Bill was … Continue reading

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Lego Blyton: The Magic Faraway Tree and The Wishing Chair

During lockdown (the first one if you’re in England, the only one so far if you’re in Scotland) I did some Blyton-themed Lego builds. I’ve already shared Five On a Treasure Island, Five On a Hike Together and an entirely … Continue reading

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Monday #397

I went back to work last week, returned half a dozen library books but have already come home with another one… oh well. I’m only back for around half of my normal hours so in theory that leaves plenty of … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 17

Last time Anatoly retrieved one of the children’s tents from up a tree and they began to wonder just what had become of Bill and the Mannering-Trents. Chapter 17 They searched as long as they dared, up until they struggled … Continue reading

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October 2020 Round Up

My early draft of this post started with ‘this may be the last month that I’m not at work’ and I was right! What I have read I barely read anything in the first part of the month, partly as … Continue reading

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Monday #396

October round up and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 17 I’m just reading a book about smuggling and it’s terribly exciting… It’s all about hidden caves and smugglers coming in at night and things like … Continue reading

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