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Monday #257

My top Blyton locations and Five Go Off in a Caravan part 2 To his enormous astonishment he saw two Mr Larkins on the ground. Two faces with straggly beards and shaggy eyebrows and thick glasses looked up at him, blinking in … Continue reading

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Blyton’s strangest homes, part 2

Most of these are less strange than houses filled with secret passages, and castles with apparent ghosts, but they’re not exactly normal-every-day home for most people, either. CARAVANS A lot of Blyton’s characters live in caravans at one point or … Continue reading

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Putting the Famous Five in Order, part 3

So I have worked out where I would put ten of the books, my top eight and bottom two (you can read earlier posts here and here and so now I have reached my ‘middling favourites’. THE MIDDLE OF THE … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Have a Wonderful Time

Five Have a Wonderful Time was one of the Fives that brought my attention back to Enid Blyton when I was about eleven or twelve. I remember coming across the Millennium editions in the local library and loving that they … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Have a Wonderful Time, part 2

After promising you this blog last week and failing to write it, I hope you don’t mind me bringing you the second part of Five have a Wonderful Time, part 2. Part 1 can be found here if you need to refresh … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Have a Wonderful Time, part 1

I have decided to do Five Have a Wonderful Time in two parts, because it is a two-part episode and because I think that this adaptation needs to be looked at in two different chunks. A lot of character development … Continue reading

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Recovering from illness in Blyton’s books, part 2

Part one covered the flu, and this blog will look at measles, coughs and colds. Not all of these illnesses lead to holidays and/or adventures, though the other illnesses still contribute to their stories’ plots. MEASLES The measles (or as … 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 10-12

This is part four of the series of Famous Five posts. If you’ve not yet read these three books you might find this gives away some things you didn’t want to know, so read on at your own peril. FIVE … Continue reading

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