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Monday #234

On my bookshelf part 4 and Letters to Enid part 13 Fancy – you never would clean Daddy’s bicycle for him when he asked you to. I suppose it’s because you’ll get a shilling from Mr. Fraser – and Mummy … Continue reading

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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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Monday #277

June round up and Malory Towers on TV Hey, Timmy – you look like Queen Elizabeth the First in a fine big ruff! Uncle Quentin makes fun of Timmy and offends George so much that she goes off to camp … 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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Famous Five 70s Style: Five on a Secret Trail

This episode is one I remembered from my childhood, I think it was one that I had on video with Five on a Hike Together. I don’t remember a lot of the episode as a rule, but I certainly remember … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Secret Trail

Five on a Secret Trail is a hard to find episode, especially on video cassette. A limited number of video tapes were released with this episode in the 1990s from the retailer WHSmith. Thus when the likes of eBay was … Continue reading

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The Twinniest Twins: Guy and Harry Lawdler from Five on a Secret Trail

We’re back to the twins of Enid Blyton, and this week I’m going to look into one of the iconic sets of twins that she wrote about. Another feature of the Famous Five stories, Harry and Guy Lawdler probably represent … Continue reading

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A week of Blyton buys

As I’m sure we’ve mentioned a few times Stef’s up in Dundee staying with me and we’ve packed as much Blytonian stuff into our week as possible, which has included a bit of shopping. On Tuesday we made a trip … Continue reading

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Series Synopsis: The Famous Five Books 13-15

Welcome to post number 5. You know the drill – there might be spoilers here if you’ve not read (or can’t remember) these books. Again, we are extremely lucky that these books were even written. After succumbing to her readers’ … Continue reading

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