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Monday #274

Looking at the schedule I keep online, and comparing it to what I’ve actually posted, something has gone a bit awry. Somehow I a) forgot to finish and publish the lockdown display post number 4 last week, b) didn’t do … Continue reading

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Monday #273

I am hoping this will be the last week of full lockdown here in Scotland and that by next week we will have just a little more freedom. I am so looking forward to being allowed to travel just a … Continue reading

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Monday #272

Don’t ask me what week of lockdown we are into now, I don’t know and honestly I don’t care to know. Time has lost all meaning at the moment. I’m just trying to take each day and week as they … Continue reading

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Monday #271

A change to the usual schedule for the moment. I know that children had to wait almost a whole year from the start of a serialised novel in Enid Blyton’s magazine to the final chapter but this is the internet … Continue reading

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Monday #270

I’ve lost track of what week of lockdown we are in now, but I do know that it’s now May. See I might not always know what day it is but I at least know the months! Locked down library … Continue reading

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Monday #269

Five on a Hike Together part 2 and April round up If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. – Oscar Wilde I’m an avid re-reader, and not … Continue reading

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Monday #268

Locked down library book displays and Fan Fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 7 “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” … Continue reading

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Monday #267

Blyton by others: Game books and Five on a Hike Together Following on from last week’s non-Blyton quote – here’s another one about the joys of reading. “A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at … Continue reading

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Monday #266

Malory Towers on TV: Episodes 3&4 and Fan fic Friday Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 6 “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” ― Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake Not a Blyton … Continue reading

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Monday #265

I’ve rather lost track of the days but I think it’s Monday now! Blyton’s best jokes and pranks and March round up As you know I’ve been watching the CBBC adaptation of Malory Towers. I’ve also discovered there is a … Continue reading

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Monday #264

I’m excited to watch the new Malory Towers adaptation which is coming to the BBC iPlayer today. It might make self-isolation that little bit more bearable. If it wasn’t for Brodie I would be devouring books – many by Blyton … Continue reading

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Monday #263

Letters to Enid part 21 and The Naughtiest Girl continued: The Naughtiest Girl Helps a Friend The dragon ought to be left to sleep as it is. If you stir it, there’s no telling what might happen. Morgan Jones’ warning … Continue reading

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Monday #262

The Five as you’ve never seen them before, part 2 and Introducing Fanfic Friday (because who doesn’t love alliteration!) Cunningham and Petrov, the Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane Amelia Jane slept for an hour- and then she began having horrid … Continue reading

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Monday #261

A little later in the day than planned, but it’s still Monday at least. February round up and Letters to Enid 19 The Magic Faraway Tree is getting a new installment next month, written by Jeanne Willis. It is called … Continue reading

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Monday #260

Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane chapter 3 and The Naughtiest Girl Continued: The Naughtiest Girl Keeps a Secret A mystified garage mechanic had been called after Enid had made repeated, unsuccessful attempts to start the engine. … Continue reading

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Monday #259

A guide to unnecessary retellings of Blyton’s works and The Famous Five as you’ve never seen them before The wind howled round and shook the tree violently. Something fell from the tree and hit the raging man full on the … Continue reading

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Monday #258

It’s Valentine’s day on Friday! Romance didn’t often feature in Enid Blyton’s books (just look at Bill’s ‘proposal’ to Allie, below), but we’ve written a few romantic stories featuring some of her characters once they’ve grown up. They are: First … Continue reading

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Monday #257

January round up and Macaroons It was a waterfall – but what a big one! It fell from a great height, almost sheerly down the mountainside, and cascaded far below them, fine spray rising high in the air. It wetted … Continue reading

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Monday #256

Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Aeroplane (a new fanfic story!) and The Naughtiest Girl updated part 5 Jack undid a rope from round his waist. He nearly always had one there. Jack is always prepared (and perhaps … Continue reading

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Monday #255

A guide to Blyton’s sequels, prequels and continuations and My 2019 in books and Blyton He climbed higher still. When he next looked down he gave a cry of surprise. He could see right down into the hollow trunk of … Continue reading

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