Index of blog posts


To make finding posts (and especially other posts within a series) easier I’ve listed them all here with links (and I’ll add new posts as they are published). First are the series of posts, then one-off posts by category.

If you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for you can browse what each of our writers have written from their links on the Our Writers page, or use the category cloud on the right side to pick a topic. You can also use the search box to see all articles featuring “The Famous Five” etc.

There are separate pages for fanfictionbook reviews, character posts, Blyton’s poems, recipes, updates to Blyton’s books and TV series posts
Series of Posts
10 facts about ______ and Me
The Adventure Series
The Famous Five by Stef
The Famous Five by Fiona
Malory Towers
Banshee Towers sagas
The tale of how I completed my Five Find-Outers and Dog collection
Banshee Towers, You are Mine
Su’s Five Find-Outers and Dog Collection
Blyton at Christmas
1920-1945
1946–1950
1951-1962
Blytonian confessions
Confessions of a Blyton addict by Francis
Confessions of a Blyton fan by Corinna
Corinna’s confession: Five on a Treasure Island
Blyton related crafts by Fiona
How to make a book covered box
How to make a canvas book bag
How to make canvas wall art
Blyton’s Homes
Blyton’s homeliest secret homes
Blyton’s strangest homes
Strangest homes part 2
Blyton web search terms
When people search for Enid Blyton, what are they looking for?
When people search for Enid Blyton revisited
When people search for Enid Blyton re-revisited
Another look at people searching for Blyton
Even more search terms
Another load of search terms
Search terms, the 7th edition
Buying and collecting Blyton Books
A week of Blyton buys by Fiona
Buying Enid Blyton books in Charity Shops
Collecting Blyton’s books by Fred
Collecting Children’s Books by Fiona
eBay of Adventure by Stef
Hunting for Blytons in Hull by Fred
Enid Blyton’s Magazine
A look at Enid Blyton’s Magazine
More on Enid Blyton’s Magazine
The Enid Blyton Magazine
Favourite Blyton Books
Fiona’s six favourite Enid Blyton Books
Stef’s six favourite Blyton books
Stef’s favourite short stories
Stef’s top nostalgic reads
Favourite Blytons, series books in order
The Adventure Series
The Barney Mysteries
The Famous Five part 1
The Famous Five part 2
The Famous Five part 3
The Famous Five part 4
Five Find-Outers part 1
Five Find-Outers part 2
Malory Towers
The Secret Series
How to get Blyton’s Style
Camping and adventuring materials
Style for boys
Style for girls
Style for Babies
Monthly Flowers
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
JulyAugust , SeptemberOctober, November,  December,
My Childhood Books
Part One (Amelia Jane and the Famous Five)
Part Two (Adventure Series and Malory Towers)
Part Three (Secret Series, Galliano’s Circus and the Adventurous Four)
Part Four  (Barney Mysteries and The Five Find-Outers)
Part Five (Secret Seven, St Clare’s, Farm Series, Naughtiest Girl)
Part Six (Stand Alone Titles Part One)
Part Seven (Stand Alone Titles Part Two)
Recovering from illness in Blyton’s books
Part one: Flu
Part two: Measles, coughs and colds
Part three: Mumps, scarlet fever, whooping cough, unknown illnesses and illnesses at school
Seasonal reads
Winter and Christmas part one
Winter and Christmas part two
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Travel Blyton holiday brochures
The Valley of Adventure
Demon’s Rocks
Top moments from books or series
The Famous Five
The Adventure Series
Seven Stories Visits
A trip to Seven Stories in Newcastle part one
A trip to Seven Stories in Newcastle part two
Visits to Blyton’s Homes
A Blyton-y, Blog-y Bourne End Walk!
A Visit to Old Thatch and Bourne End
Bourne End and Old Thatch June 2013
When Francis went to Old Thatch
Enid’s Inspiration: Bourne End in the Autumn
A Winter Walk
A May Day Walk
Sunset at Bourne End
Bourne End Under Water
End of the Season
Beaconsfield, Bekonscot, Blyton Close and a little bit of Bourne End
A Beckenham Day Out
Bourne End, an overview
Stand Alone Posts 
Enid Blyton and her Life
A Summary of her Writing Career
Article Review: Granny, Noddy and Me an Interview with Sophie Smallwood 
Article Review: Are the Days of Enid Blyton bashing over?
Article Review: Rivals Or Allies? Malcolm Saville and Enid Blyton
Article Review: An Interview with Enid Blyton
Article Review: The Children Who Inspired Enid Blyton’s Famous Five Book covers are revealed
Blyton’s Britain part 1
Blyton’s Britain part 2
Enid Blyton’s Blue Plaque Appeal
Here’s to Enid Blyton on the 44th Anniversary of her Death
A Writer’s Garden part 1: Old Thatch in the present day
A Writer’s Garden part 2: The Original Old Thatch 
Games and Toys
The Famous Five Adventures Card Game
The Famous Five Card Game
The Famous Five Party Game
The Famous Five Stationery
Noddy at the V&A Museum of Childhood
Noddy in Fuzzy Felt Toyland
Modern Noddy in Fuzzy Felt Toyland
Personal Stories
A Blyton childhood in New Zealand
Another Blyton Christmas
A roundup of Blyton presents
Another roundup of Blyton presents
A very Blyton Christmas
Best of Blyton at the library
Blyton’s bonfires, Guys and fireworks
Birthday presents and Boots’ Libraries
Blytonian presents
Bringing books to university 
Bringing Blyton to Life: A Blyton Library Event
Enid Blyton Day 2012
Feelings of Old Thatch
Fiona’s Blyton wishlist
Fiona’s present round up 2016
Find-Outers in Retirement
Green Hedges – The inspiration for my watercolour
How every part of my holiday reminded me of Blyton
How to throw a Famous Five party
The Magic Gold: An 8-year-old Corinna’s tribute to Enid Blyton
My Christmas present round up
My Favourite Birthday Cake – Enid Blyton Style
My favourite Enid Blyton quotes
Learning French with The Famous Five
Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts!
Preview Night
Reading Blyton for comfort
Stef’s favourite Blyton locations
Three irreplaceable books
Very Blyton birthday presents
What I nearly bought this week…
Why I love re-reading Blyton
Miscellaneous 
The Blyton Book of Keepsakes
The Bumper Blyton Improvised Adventure
Five Go Underground
An interview with Sue Welford – Author of the Just George Series
So many editions
The Trials of Aunt Fanny – Feeding the Five (and Quentin)
What Blyton products we would like to see in 2016
Books for babies: the lead-up to Blyton
Synopsis of The Mysterious Boy by Julie Robinson
The secrets behind our blogging
Reblogs
10 Signs You Read Too Much Enid Blyton as a Child
The Controversial Enid Blyton by Jayde-Ashe
Creative Kid Thursday – Wonder Reader Faith Jackson!
Getting children to read classic books, or not! by Wendy’s World
Literary Love Letters: Dear Enid Blyton, From Samantha Tonge
A Postcard From Enid Blyton by Roger Thiedeman
35 Things We Learned From the Famous Five a reblog from Forever Amber
The search for Kirrin Island – Memories by Hans van der Klis
Wandering in the dark near Kröller Müller by Hans van der Klis
JSlawit’s introduction to Enid from Where there’s a Jill there’s a way
Blytons’s fund for Seven Stories

If you’re looking for any of our admin posts – such as Monday messages or milestones etc, you can use the Blog Talk category to see them all.

Updated 24/10/18

Please let us know if any of the links are broken/wrong or you think there’s a better way to organise the material in this list.

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