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Christmas bits from Enid Blyton’s magazines

Continuing the theme, I thought I’d have a nosy in the magazines for more Christmassy things. I’ve included some crafts and stories in some other posts but I have some new magazines to look through, and there are other things … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton Christmas gift guide 2019

This year’s gift guide has been a bit harder to put together. Last year there were plenty of new Noddy-related toys and games tied in with the Dreamworks’ Noddy Toyland Detective tv show. This year, however, none of the big … Continue reading

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What would Enid Blyton’s characters be unwrapping for their Christmas?

When I wrote my Enid Blyton Gift Guide I started wondering what the children in her books would be unwrapping on Christmas day. It was a very different world in the 1940s, 50s and 60s especially in the idyllic bubble … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton Christmas gift guide 2018

The Enid Blyton brand has really been growing lately, with ‘new’ books coming out and there have been some tie-in products over the last few years as well. Here’s a guide of what to get for your Blyton-loving friends and family, … Continue reading

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Blytonian Presents

Every year I get spoiled on my birthday and at Christmas (the two days being only ten days apart) and every year I then show off what I got that’s Blyton-related. This year is no different! 1. Five Go Gluten … Continue reading

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Fiona’s present round up for 2015

I can say I was truly spoiled last year, and I was lucky enough to get a whole pile of Blyton gifts between my birthday and Christmas. I will most like end up reviewing them all in-depth at some point, … Continue reading

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Another roundup of Blyton presents

As with last year I got spoiled on my birthday and at Christmas and managed to amass a pile of Blyton-themed gifts. Most of these will end up having blogs of their own as I read/listen and review them later … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts – a poem by Enid Blyton

If I had lived long years ago And seen, on Christmas night, The strange star in the sky aglow, I think perhaps I might Have followed close the Wise Men Three, The little Holy Child to see. They brought Him … Continue reading

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How to make canvas wall art

I got crafty again last year and made Stef another Christmas present, another Famous Five themed one. It wasn’t actually what I had originally intended to do, but I hadn’t been able to find an important component of my original … Continue reading

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A roundup of Blyton presents

I was lucky enough to receive quite a few Blyton-y presents between my birthday and Christmas this year, so I thought I’d do a wee blog to show off what I got! For my birthday I got the Famous Five … Continue reading

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Blyton Related Crafts: How to make a book covered box

Here’s another present I made for Stef: a box decorated with pages from some of Blyton’s book. I hear some cries of horror already, and I apologise to any of you that think that tearing up books for crafts is … Continue reading

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Blyton Related Crafts – How to make a canvas book bag

Stef and I have developed a bit of a habit in that we often make each other gifts for birthdays and Christmas. Generally, they’re Blyton-themed too. For Christmas last year I decorated a bag for her, and I’m going to … Continue reading

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Very Blyton birthday presents

To celebrate my birthday today, I thought  I could mark the occasion by writing a blog about past presents I have received that carry that all important Blyton theme. I did a similar thing for my Christmas presents if you remember, so I … Continue reading

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A very Blyton Christmas

It seemed only proper on Boxing Day to talk about the presents I received yesterday for Christmas. I mean the Blyton themed ones of course! I received three Blytonian presents from friends yesterday (none from family I’m afraid). Quite a high … Continue reading

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Birthday presents and Boots libraries

As you might have seen on the blog last week (thanks to Stef!) it was my birthday, and this birthday I was lucky enough to get a Blyton book. It wasn’t just any Blyton book either – it was Mr … Continue reading

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