Tag Archives: May

May 2019 round up

What I have read After taking a bit of a break from the Outlander series in order to read some other things, I’ve gone through two more and I’m now on the eighth book. I’m almost halfway through my hundred … Continue reading

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Monday #270

What Would Julian Do? The religion of Julianity and Mr Galliano’s Circus covers through the years “What sauce to call me Jenny Wren at my age!” Miss Wren would say, but her gentle brown eyes would twinkle, and everyone would … Continue reading

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Monday #269

Letters to Enid volume 4 and Summer Term at Malory Towers The Caravan Family is the first book in what’s sometimes known as the Caravan Family series. In it, Mike Belinda, Ann and Mummy have been living with Granny while … Continue reading

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Monday #268

More Blyton search terms and Five on Kirrin Island Again part 2 One of the questions you so often ask me is about my childhood. You are in the middle of yours. You quite naturally want to know what mine … Continue reading

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May 2018 round up

This is rather belated due to the laptop problems I had this month, but better late than never! WHAT FIONA HAS READ Not as good as last month, but not terrible! The Magic Faraway Tree (reviewed here) Mean Girls – … Continue reading

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Monday #269

More Blyton Search Terms and A-Z of Philip Mannering’s Pets Location of the week is the Five-Find Outers’ local macaroon shop. Not only is it part of the hub of operations in Peterswood, it also serves the nicest macaroons, lemonade … Continue reading

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Monday #268

  A completely un-confusing guide to names in Blyton’s books And Blyton’s funniest animals “I do love the beginning of the summer hols,’ said Julian. They always seem to stretch out ahead for ages and ages.’ ‘They go so nice and … Continue reading

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Monday #267

  Favourite Blyton pets and Names in Blyton’s books and April round up The baby slept soundly. “Will it want a bottle at ten o’clock?” whispered Peter. “And one early in the morning? Most babies do.” They fell asleep. The … Continue reading

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Monday #266

  The Magic Faraway Tree and Blyton’s Top short stories DAI! BOB! TANG! DOON! JOLL! RAFE! HAL! Morgan shouting for his seven dogs at the end of Five Get Into a Fix is one of my favourite moments. The baddies … Continue reading

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May 2017 round up

We are into June now (how?) and so it is time to recap what we have been up to in May. WHAT I READ IN MAY I’ve had a lot going on this month so it hasn’t been a great … Continue reading

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Monday #219

I’m back from my holiday now, and back to work as well (but only for five weeks before my maternity leave starts!). And so here is what we are writing about this week:  

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Monday #218

We’re a blog of part 2s this week as Fiona continues looking at the text changes in The Saucy Jane Family, and I look at the second part of the 70s Famous Five pilot episode. Also a bit of a change … Continue reading

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Monday #217

We are going to have another TV-themed week here on the blog:  

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Monday #216

Monday again and we’ve got a busy week for you here on World of Blyton. It’s a rather themed week this week, with exception of the April round up. Hope you don’t mind!

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Monday #215

It’s May now, and I’m not quite sure how that happened! It has been pretty cold the past few weeks here but I’m hoping that will start to change as we creep towards summer. Here’s what we’ve got coming up … Continue reading

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Monday post #168

I’m a bit late to do this as we had a BBQ last night and time rather got away from us. Coming up this week anyway:

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Monday #177

Once more the weekend is over far too quickly and one again I don’t seem to have done half of what I need to. Anyway I’m off to Scotland for this week, come Wednesday, but don’t fear, I shall be … Continue reading

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Monday Post #176

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Welcome to Monday

Hope you’ve all had a good weekend –  hasn’t the English weather been glorious (especially in the south) this weekend? I’ve been out and got myself a little tan, and all my freckles are finding their way out! Anyway the … Continue reading

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First Monday of May

It’s May now, not that the recent weather would lead you to believe that. For me the last week of April was not a case of April Showers. It was a case of repeated hail showers and then a reasonably … Continue reading

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