Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter seven

Not what we promised but I thought it was more apt for the season! – F Darrell had sat down on Anatoly’s other side after saying goodnight to David, and she noticed his slight wince as he put his arm … Continue reading

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Last Week of 2014, Last Monday Post

This is our last Monday post of 2014, as the year ends on Wednesday! All I can say is that this year has gone very quickly and it all seems to have flown past. We have gone from strength to … Continue reading

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The First Christmas

Until I came across this book in Alton a few weeks ago, when I was book shopping with Francis, I don’t think I was aware of it. I knew of course that Blyton had some retellings of Bible stories under … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter six

“Honestly,” Darrell said to Sally, “you’d think they were all five years old the way they carry on sometimes.” “Aren’t they?” Sally asked with a smirk. “They’re such… such… boys!” she finished with a laugh. She squeezed Darrell’s arm as … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! We here at World of Blyton wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year! Here’s to looking forward to the next year on the blog!  From  Stef and Fiona  

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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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Last Monday Before Christmas

I’m still not sure where the last twenty or so days have gone, or how we got so close to Christmas so quickly. Instead of a contributor post on Wednesday (Christmas Eve) I think we’ll just pop a Christmassy poem … Continue reading

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The Sea of Adventure Review

After realising that I had been extremely lax in getting The Sea of Adventure read for this week’s blog,  I started reading it on Friday but I didn’t get very far, so on my breaks at work today and after … Continue reading

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A review of Father Christmas and Belinda

I decided today that I wanted to do something more appropriate to the season instead of what I had originally planned for this week. Over a year ago I reviewed Humpty Dumpty and Belinda one of two Collins Colour Camera Books with … Continue reading

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Reblog: 14th Day of Advent – Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton

Originally posted on Poppy's Best of Books:
Title: Five Go Adventuring Again Author: Enid Blyton Published: 1943 Not only do the Five have to put up with a stranger in the house, during the Christmas holidays, in this excellent…

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It’s Almost Christmas!

Can you believe how quickly this year is going? Isn’t it just mad! And can I just take a moment to wish Fiona a happy birthday today! Happy Birthday Fiona! Anyway, this week, our contributing blog will be a re-blog … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter five

I haven’t managed to read the Sea of Adventure for you this week, so I shall give you the next chapter of New Year’s Dip. Stef —————————————————————————————– David laughed at Julian and shook his head. “That was fun though,” he … Continue reading

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My tenth Noddy book: Well Done Noddy!

Not the book I was expecting to be reviewing this week due to various rescheduling issues over the past few weeks but never mind. Well Done Noddy! is the fifth book in the series, and for a brief time I … Continue reading

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The Marsh of Adventure by Poppy Chapter Twenty-three

A CLEVER PIECE OF MACHINERY “What do we do now?” asked Jack, who couldn’t bear the thought of the enemies below escaping before they had chance to catch them. “We’re going back underground to try and overhear any conversation,” said … Continue reading

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Monday

Well last week was a bit of a disaster all-round and the schedule rather went to pot. Hopefully we will do a bit better this week. On Wednesday it should be another chapter of Poppy’s fic, which we’re nearing the … Continue reading

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Five Go to Mystery Moor: An exciting dramatised adventure

Admittedly this isn’t one of my favourite Famous Five books. Which is odd as I love the tale of the Bartles. Some combination of all the horses, moors and gypsies just don’t do it for me. I don’t hate it … Continue reading

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