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Five Go to Mystery Moor part 3

Here we are for part three of what should have been a two part post. Part one was a general review of the plot, and part two was entirely taken over by George and Henry. So, part three is all … Continue reading

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Monday #412

Unfortunately my laptop has gone and died on me this week. I think it’s the harddrive as it’s making funny noises and won’t boot up properly. I’ve booked it in for a repair today, so I will hopefully have it … Continue reading

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Monday #411

We ended up with at least a foot of snow falling in the first few days of last week, snow that’s hung around all week due to the low temperatures. It is supposed to be warm today – up to … Continue reading

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Monday #410

As with every year it seems, February’s weather is worse than the previous winter months put together. So far we’ve had nothing but rain and snow, and we’re still in full lockdown until the start of March at least. Still, … Continue reading

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Monday #409

I was going to say ‘we’re at the end of January’ but I now realise it will be the start of February when this is published. It has probably been a miserable month for a lot of us; cold and … Continue reading

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Monday #408

It’s another Monday but it doesn’t seem like we are getting any closer to the end of this particular lock down. Still, there’s hope somewhere ahead, even if it’s further away than we thought it would be as we celebrated … Continue reading

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Monday #407

Just a reminder that fan fic Fridays are on hold for the meantime as we work on the next instalment of Cunningham and Petrov. Letters to Enid #23 and Enid Blyton’s winters “In the winter she curls up around a … Continue reading

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Monday #406

We finished up our second Cunningham and Petrov story last week, and we are about to start work on the third which will take part during The Mountain of Adventure. I hope to start publishing it on Fridays in February … Continue reading

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Monday #405

Happy new year! We might be starting it off in a pretty bad place but at least there is hope for the rest of the year. December round up and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter … Continue reading

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A guide to ‘If you like Blyton’ for grown-ups

A while back I compiled a list of all our reviewed authors that you might like if you like Blyton, but it focussed on children’s books. We also have some Blyton for grown-ups recommendations so I’m going to make a … Continue reading

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Monday #404

I hope you all managed to have some fun over Christmas even if it wasn’t the sort of Christmas you hoped for. Our guide to ‘like Blyton’ for grown-ups and Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter … Continue reading

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Monday #403

Christmas week is finally here, not that it will be much of a Christmas for those who can’t spend it with their loved ones as they had hoped. From this Saturday the whole of mainland Scotland goes into the highest … Continue reading

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Blyton’s search terms volume 11

It has been a long time since I’ve done one of these (over a year, actually!), but here are the search terms that have caught my eye lately. The good questions I always try to (very belatedly) answer questions that … Continue reading

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Monday #402

Last Monday I said there would be a round up of our Christmas posts this weekend, but as I’ve not published on a Sunday in a while I’m in the habit of thinking my blogging week is done when the … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 22

Last time the agents found the children’s camp site, their puffin hole, the remains of their signal fire and Anatoly found a stub of pencil that proved Bill had been on that island. You should hopefully recognise most of the … Continue reading

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Monday #401

The fan fiction poll closed last week and it was a draw with the winners being the Famous Five and the Mannering/Trents of the Adventure Series. Stef and I are already trying to come up with ideas on how those … Continue reading

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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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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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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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