Monthly Archives: December 2021

The Book Lovers’ Miscellany +/- Enid Blyton

This is one of those posts that requires an explanation first, so buckle up. As you all probably know, I love books. I also love books about books. So much so I have a whole virtual shelf of books about … Continue reading

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Monday #455

For those of you who love Five Get Into a Fix and were eagerly awaiting my review (I like to at least pretend there are people out there that feel that way about my blog, OK?) I’m sorry it failed … Continue reading

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Even more of Enid Blyton’s Christmas stories

Blyton wrote so many stories that it’s hardly surprising many of them were Christmas stories.  I have, in the past, written a series of posts covering as much of her Christmas output as I could – covering 1920-1945, 1946-1950 and … Continue reading

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Monday #454

We are creeping closer to Christmas now, so let’s just hope that the Omicron ‘no C(h)rimbo’ variant doesn’t spoil thing too much for anyone. More Christmas bits and pieces and Five Get Into a Fix The Great Big Snowman can … Continue reading

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The Island of Adventure: the 1980s film

There have been a few adaptations of the Adventure Series over the years, and this is (to my knowledge) the very first. I have already reviewed the 1990 adaptation of The Castle of Adventure with Susan George, Gareth Hunt and … Continue reading

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If you like Blyton: The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

I have been meaning to try this series for quite a while. I’m sure I’ve ‘bought’ at least one of the books when it was free on Kindle, but I can’t seem to find it now. Anyway, turns out my … Continue reading

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Monday #453

Having just noticed that there was no Monday #452 published last week, I endeavoured to solve the mystery and investigated behind the scenes in WordPress. I could not find an unpublished draft, a post published with the wrong date or … Continue reading

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Malory Towers on TV series two – Episodes three and four

After a slightly shaky start to series two, let’s have a look at episodes three and four. Episode three: The Stray There are at least four plots woven together in this episode, though three are quite minor and so don’t … Continue reading

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November 2021 round up

It’s now officially the Christmas season, so that mean it’s time to look back at November. What I have read I started out well in November, reading several books in two days each, but then, again, I picked up something … Continue reading

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