Monthly Archives: September 2022

Five Go to Demon’s Rocks part 2 – Jeremiah Boogle and the Wreckers

Last time I focussed on Demon’s Rocks and the lighthouse. This time it’s going to be all about Jeremiah Boogle and the wreckers. All about Jeremiah Boogle Jeremiah Boogle is one of a few similar characters Blyton gives us. The … Continue reading

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Monday #494

It is now the last week of September, meaning we passed the autumn equinox a few days ago. It is definitely feeling more autumnal now, much cooler weather and darker evenings. My thick cardigans have come out and I am … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton and Queen Elizabeth II – The Story of Our Queen

I have found myself a bit emotional at times in the past weeks, since the announcement was made that the Queen had died . She had been monarch for my entire life – my parents’ entire lives – forever, or … Continue reading

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Five Go to Demon’s Rocks

I have now reached book #19 of 21. A lot of Blyton fans seem to feel that the latter books in the series are the weakest. I would certainly say that books 20 and 21 – Five Have a Mystery … Continue reading

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Monday #493

Having written the bulk of the below last week, I then failed to hit ‘schedule’. Two weeks ago we heard the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Although some time has passed, the country is in an … Continue reading

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If you like Blyton: The Primrose Railway Children by Jacqueline Wilson

Having covered the controversy of Jacqueline Wilson writing a new Faraway Tree book, and then reviewing that book you may be tired of seeing her name popping up here. Regardless, I have just recently read The Primrose Railway Children – … Continue reading

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The Enid Blyton Society Journal

I have been a member of the Enid Blyton Society (EBSoc for short) for – I was going to say over ten years but then I checked – fifteen years now, and with that comes three journals a year. I have also … Continue reading

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How many Enid Blyton books have I actually read in the last ten years?

As someone who writes upwards of 2,000 words a week about all things Blytonian, I feel that I actually don’t read an awful lot of her books! At least nowhere near as many as I used to. So I thought … Continue reading

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Monday #491

That’s us into September now and the days are rainier (though still fairly warm) and the nights are getting darker much earlier. How much Blyton have I actually read in the past ten years? and The Enid Blyton Society Journal … Continue reading

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August 2022 round up

August was a better month all round. What I have read I had a much better month in August. I picked up quite a few books which turned out to be un-put-downable and so got read in two days each. … Continue reading

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