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Eleven things I’ve learned about camping from Enid Blyton

I’m on holiday this week, so I’ve managed to prewrite a few things to keep the blog going while I’m away. I’m not actually camping, though. In fact, here’s a secret: I’ve never gone camping. Ever. I like electricity and … Continue reading

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Funniest Scenes from the 90s Famous Five

Especially in the second series of the 90s Famous Five, we had some cracking funny and cringe worthy moments.  I thought we would have a look three of the best ones. 3. Uncle Quentin’s sandwiches in Five Run Away Together … Continue reading

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Putting the Famous Five in Order, part 4

And now I have reached the last books to organise – the ones that came after the favourites and the middling ones but not as low as my absolute least favourites. So I am left with Five Go Off to Camp, Five Go … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go to Billycock Hill

Before I start properly, I want to apologise to everyone because I believe that at the beginning of this series of blogs I said I would review the episodes as they appeared on the collectors’ edition boxed set discs. As … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go to Billycock Hill, part 2

I know there has been a break in the flow of my reviews of Five Go to Billycock Hill, for which I apologise, but when the break is made up of those gorgeously gooey macaroons, can you agree with me … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go to Billycock Hill, part 1

Another two parter from series two, and we’re back to splitting the episodes again because I couldn’t find a block of 50 minutes to watch the two back to back (this week has been crazy busy) but I’ll walk you … Continue reading

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Five Go to Billycock Hill: An exciting dramatised adventure

Unfortunately, Five Go to Billycock Hill is one of my least favourite Famous Five books. (It’s right down at the bottom with Five Are Together Again and Five Have a Mystery to Solve.) But life isn’t fair and so that’s … Continue reading

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Corinna’s Famous Five Pick’n’Mix Reflections: Five Go to Billycock Hill

As one of the blog’s regular commenters Nigel pointed out, these are not really reviews but more personal reflections.  Fiona has written good Famous Five reviews and I don’t feel any need to replicate or try to compete with them! … Continue reading

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Stef’s spring reads

I keep waking up in the morning wondering if today will be the day where the weather breaks from winter cold to the tentative glories of spring, so far, no luck. In fact at work I have recently completed a display of … Continue reading

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Series Synopsis: The Famous Five Books 16-18

Here we are at the penultimate instalment of my Famous Five series of posts. Thanks to anyone who’s stuck with me and actually read them all. As always there may be spoilers, I accept no responsibility for ruining your enjoyment of … Continue reading

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