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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 5

Previously, the children go missing on an unknown aeroplane and Bill and his men mount a search. The last instalment had Bill receiving a call to say that Philip had surfaced in Gairdon… Chapter 5 Within half an hour two … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 4

So far the children have gone missing and Bill and Anatoly have been trying to work out where they are. Now Anatoly’s in Europe, looking for clues, and Bill’s in London waiting for news. Chapter 4 Anatoly sighed and sat … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 3

So far we have posted two chapters of our new fanfiction which takes a look at what happened to Bill, and Anatoly, once the children board the wrong plane. In chapter one we saw the scene at the aerodrome, and … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 2

Two weeks ago we posted the first chapter of our new fanfiction which takes a look at what happened to Bill, and Anatoly, once the children boarded the wrong aeroplane. Chapter 2 Anatoly thought better than to answer the comment … Continue reading

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Monday #258

It’s Valentine’s day on Friday! Romance didn’t often feature in Enid Blyton’s books (just look at Bill’s ‘proposal’ to Allie, below), but we’ve written a few romantic stories featuring some of her characters once they’ve grown up. They are: First … Continue reading

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Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane

Here we have a brand-new fan fiction story for you. We all know the book The Valley of Adventure. We’ve read about what happened to the children once they boarded the wrong plane, and their adventures in the valley. But Bill … Continue reading

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Darrell and Anatoly’s First date: A St Andrews Story

This story is set after the events of The Missing Papers and before New Year’s Dip, First Valentines and Halloween Tricks. It primarily features Darrell Rivers and Anatoly Petrov, who as a couple we call Dartoly. It also has a … Continue reading

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Fiona’s 10 facts about the Adventure Series and me

A way, way back when the blog was relatively new Stef and I both wrote 10 facts about the Famous Five and ourselves. I’m now going to do the same for the Adventure Series. 1. The Circus of Adventure is … 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 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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