Monthly Archives: June 2015

Last Monday in June

Here we are at the end of another month, and in fact we’ve had a smashing week here at the blog! Our best ever day happened on the 25th June, when a Spanish food blog El Comidista shared a link to … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go Off to Camp

Five Go Off to Camp is one of my favourite adaptations of the books. Overall it doesn’t leave too much out and the acting is very good. There is the fact that Jock is probably older than I would have … Continue reading

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8 Exciting dramatised adventures: the Short Story Collection part two

I reviewed part one some time ago and I’ve discovered that I’ve since misplaced that disk as it isn’t in the case. Oh dear. Disk two was there thankfully, so I can get on tonight. For some strange reason Windows Media … Continue reading

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The Mountain of Adventure reviewed by Chris

This is the second of my reviews of my top three in the Adventure series. At number three was Castle and here I discuss my number two – The Mountain of Adventure. As before, I won’t summarise the plot in detail … Continue reading

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Monday

June is racing away from us now although often it seems that summer is yet to arrive. Stef’s back home again after spending the week up in Scotland with me, so there will be plenty of photos to show you … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage: A Five Find-Outers Review

As you may know, I’m not very good at bringing you the blogs I promise, but this week I have been super good, even though I’ve been on holiday with Fiona, and re-read the first Five Find-Outers book The Mystery of … Continue reading

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The Island of Adventure – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part ten

I managed to get through three chapters this week, 19, 20 and 21. Earlier chapters are here, in posts one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight and nine. My copy of the book is an 8th impression from 1955 … Continue reading

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Literary Love Letters: Dear Enid Blyton, From Samantha Tonge – Reblogged from Novelicious

I’ve had this bookmarked for a while, but haven’t needed to use it as we’ve had plenty of material from contributors lately. Rather than having Chris’ Adventure Series posts back to back we thought we’d break things up a little … Continue reading

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Mid Month Monday

Hello everyone, we’re half way through the month of June today because we have five Mondays in the month. This week I’m staying with Fiona in Scotland so we’re working on making sure we keep each other on track for … Continue reading

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The Famous Five Card Game played by Fiona

I didn’t get around to listening to an audio drama for the blog this week (I think that was what I was meant to have done, at least!) so as Stef has arrived in Dundee tonight we decided to play … Continue reading

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The Twinniest Twins: The O’Sullivan Twins from St Clare’s

This week’s Twinniest twins is all about the O’Sullivan twins from the St Clare’s series. They are the second lot of female twins we’ve looked at, but the first set of identical girl twins. The O’Sullivan twins, Isabel and Pat … Continue reading

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The Castle of Adventure reviewed by Chris

Having recently reviewed my top three ‘Famous Fives’, I’m now beginning a series on my top three of the ‘Adventure’ series, of which the first, at number three in my ranking, is The Castle of Adventure. The series are very … Continue reading

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Just Another Manic Monday

Here we are again, another Monday, and another manic one for me as I have to work when I don’t usually. At the end of this week, I also get the joy of going up to Bonnie Scotland to see … Continue reading

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An Evening of June

Due to unforeseen circumstances I won’t be bringing you The Twinniest Twins this week, but next week instead. Today I bring you another of Blyton’s poems from The Enid Blyton Poetry Book called An Evening of June, which is somewhat … Continue reading

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My sixteenth Noddy book: You’re a Good Friend, Noddy!

So we’re back to #16 in the series this week, for my 16th review. I was supposed to do this one last time but got the order wrong! This is a strange little story, I have to say. We begin … Continue reading

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The Wishing Chair Again reviewed by Laura

Out of the two Wishing Chair books I owned as a child, I always preferred the second – The Wishing Chair Again (published in 1950) – because the adventures were longer and seemed more interesting. It also introduced the character … Continue reading

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