Tag Archives: Bill Cunningham

Happy Valentine’s Day

Romance is rare in Enid Blyton’s books. I can’t think of many scenes or plots that lend themselves to romance or love. There are lots of married parents, of course, but few weddings. Bill and Aunt Allie get married, of … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Fathers

A while back I wrote a post about Blyton’s mothers and then I had a sudden thought – what about Blyton’s fathers? Given that it’s Father’s Day this Sunday, it seemed like a good time to write about them. Her … Continue reading

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Monday #254

I am trying something new for Mondays as of today! Monday will now feature a few little snippets like quotes, characters or books plus of course the all important ‘what we will be writing’ now known as topics of the week.  … Continue reading

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My Three Favourite Blyton Adults

As so often is the case Stef had a good idea for a blog and now I am going to shamelessly  copy her and do the exact same. Strangely, coming up with three favourite adults has been a lot easier … Continue reading

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The River of Adventure

I know it’s been a while since I have reviewed any of the Adventure Series books but I know where I got up to, and that was River. So without waiting another second it’s time to have a look at … Continue reading

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The Circus of Adventure

So I finally got stuck into The Circus of Adventure, and I have to admit, for all my sins I haven’t been able to finish it, but I have read 3/4 of it so feel refreshed enough to review it … Continue reading

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The Ship of Adventure

I finally got around to finishing The Ship of Adventure for this week’s blog, at approximately 8pm yesterday (Sunday) and then had to sit down and write the blog. It was a good thing that I re-read the book as … Continue reading

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The Mountain of Adventure, part 2

I have now finished the second half of the Mountain of Adventure (Hurrah! I hear you cry out!) I’m sorry for leaving things so long, but I hope you can bear with me. If you need to refresh your memory, … Continue reading

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The Mountain of Adventure, part 1

So I was supposed to have read and finished The Mountain of Adventure for the blog this week. Unfortunately time got away from me and I only managed to read half, so I thought I would give you half a … Continue reading

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The Sea of Adventure

After realising that I had been extremely lax in getting The Sea of Adventure read for this week’s blog,  I started reading it on Friday but I didn’t get very far, so on my breaks at work today and after … Continue reading

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The Castle of Adventure

So this week (and last) I have been reading The Castle of Adventure, or re-reading it I should say. It is one of my favourite Adventure books, probably my third favourite (Circus comes second and Sea comes first). Castle starts … Continue reading

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The Island of Adventure

So I purchased and started reading the Adventure Series properly earlier this year. I collected a set of early editions  from ebay and set about reading them. I know Fiona has already done reviews on the Adventure Series (the Island … Continue reading

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The eBay of Adventure

I am sure that at one time or another we have all been on eBay, bidding away on something we want so desperately. That in the last few hours of the auction running time we have checked in repeatedly to … Continue reading

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An introduction to the Adventure Series

The eight books in the Adventure Series are about the Mannering/ Trent/ Cunningham/ Smugs children (not as confusing as it sounds – honest) and the thrilling adventures they tumble headlong into at every opportunity. This lot are a bit more … Continue reading

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