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 and TV series posts

Series of Posts
10 Facts About the Famous Five and Me
By Stef
By Fiona
Banshee Towers Sagas
The tale of how I completed my Five Find-Outers and Dog collection by Fiona
Banshee Towers, You are Mine by Fiona
Su’s Five Find-Outers and Dog Collection by Su
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
How to make a book covered box by Fiona
How to make a canvas book bag by Fiona
How to make canvas wall art by Fiona
Bourne End Walks by Stef
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
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
Favourite Blyton Books
Fiona’s six favourite Enid Blyton Books
Stef’s six favourite Blyton books
How to get Blyton’s Style
Camping and adventuring materials
Style for boys
Blyton’s style for girls
Monthly Flowers by Stef
November
December
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
Monthly Round Ups
August
September
October
November
My Childhood Books by Fiona
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 by Fiona
Part one: Flu
Part two: Measles, coughs and colds
Part three: Mumps, scarlet fever, whooping cough, unknown illnesses and illnesses at school
Seasonal Reads by Stef
Winter and Christmas Part One
Winter and Christmas Part Two
Spring
Seven Stories Visits
A trip to Seven Stories in Newcastle part one
A trip to Seven Stories in Newcastle part two
Updates to Blyton’s Text: First Term at Malory Towers by Fiona
Chapters one and two
Chapters three to five
Chapters six and seven
Chapters eight to ten
Chapters eleven to fourteen
Chapters fifteen to seventeen
Chapters eighteen to twenty-two
Updates to Blyton’s Text: Five on a Treasure Island by Fiona
Chapters one and two
Chapters three and four
Chapters five and six
Chapters seven and eight
Chapters nine and ten
Chapters eleven and twelve
Chapters thirteen to fifteen
Chapters sixteen and seventeen
Updates to Blyton’s Text: The Island of Adventure
Chapters one and two
Chapters three and four
Chapters five and six
Chapters seven and eight
Chapters nine and ten
Chapters eleven and twelve
Chapters thirteen and fourteen
Chapters fifteen and sixteen
Chapters seventeen and eighteen
Chapters nineteen to twenty-one
 Chapters twenty-two to twenty-four
Chapters twenty-five and twenty-six
Chapters twenty-seven to twenty-nine
Updates to Blyton’s Text: The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage
Chapters one and two
Chapters three to five
Chapters six and seven
Chapters eight and nine
Chapters ten and eleven
Chapters twelve and thirteen
Chapters fourteen and fifteen
Chapters sixteen and seventeen
Chapters eighteen and nineteen
Updates to Blyton’s Text: The Twins at St Clare’s
Chapters one to four
Chapters five and six
Chapters seven and eight
Chapters nine to eleven
Chapters twelve to fourteen
Chapters fifteen and sixteen
Chapters seventeen to twenty-one
Updates to Blyton’s Text: Noddy
Noddy Goes to Toyland
Hurrah For Little Noddy!
Noddy and His Car
Here Comes Noddy Again
Well Done, Noddy!
Updates to Blyton’s Text: The Secret Island
Chapters one and two
Chapters three to five
Chapters six to nine
Chapters ten to thirteen
Chapters fourteen to seventeen
Chapters eighteen to twenty-one
Visits to Old Thatch and Bourne End
A Blyton-y, Blog-y Bourne End Walk! by Corinna
A Visit to Old Thatch and Bourne End by Fiona
Bourne End and Old Thatch June 2013 by Fiona
When Francis went to Old Thatch
Stand Alone Posts 
Enid Blyton and her Life
A Beckenham Day Out by Stef
Enid Blyton’s Blue Plaque Appeal by Stef
Here’s to Enid Blyton on the 44th Anniversary of her Death by Fiona
A Summary of her Writing Career by Stef
Article: Granny, Noddy and Me an Interview with Sophie Smallwood by Stef
Article Review by Stef: Are the Days of Enid Blyton bashing over?
Article Review by Stef: Rivals Or Allies? Malcolm Saville and Enid Blyton by David Cook
An Interview with Enid Blyton, Review by Stef
Blyton’s Britain part 1 by Stef
Blyton’s Britain part 2 by Stef
Games and Toys
The Famous Five Adventures Card Game played by Fiona
The Famous Five Card Game played by Fiona
The Famous Five Party Game as played by Fiona
The Famous Five Stationery By Fiona
Noddy at the V&A Museum of Childhood
Noddy in Fuzzy Felt Toyland
Personal Stories
A Blyton Childhood in New Zealand by Corinna
A roundup of Blyton presents by Fiona
Another roundup of Blyton presents by Fiona
A Very Blyton Christmas by Stef
Beaconsfield, Bekonscot, Blyton Close and a little bit of Bourne End by Stef
Best of Blyton at the library
Blyton’s Bonfires, Guys and Firework by Fiona
Birthday Presents and Boots Libraries by Fiona
Blytonian Presents
Bringing Books to University by Fred
Bringing Blyton to Life: A Blyton Library Event by Stef
Enid Blyton Day 2012 by Abi
The Enid Blyton Magazine by Stef
Feelings of Old Thatch by Stef
Fiona’s Blyton wishlist
Fiona’s present round up 2016
Find-Outers in Retirement by Julie
Green Hedges – The Inspiration For My Watercolour by Julie
How every part of my holiday reminded me of Blyton by Fiona
How to Throw a Famous Five Party
A look at Enid Blyton’s Magazine by Fiona
The Magic Gold: An 8-year-old Corinna’s tribute to Enid Blyton by Corinna
More on Enid Blyton’s Magazine by Fiona
My Christmas Present Round Up by Stef
My Favourite Birthday Cake – Enid Blyton Style by Fiona
My favourite Enid Blyton quotes
Learning French with The Famous Five by Chris
Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts! by Poppy
Preview Night by Stef
Three Irreplaceable Books by Su
Very Blyton Birthday Presents by Stef
What I nearly bought this week… by Fiona
Why I love re-reading Blyton, by Chris
Miscellaneous 
Article Review: The Children Who Inspired Enid Blyton’s Famous Five Book covers are revealed
The Blyton Book of Keepsakes
The Bumper Blyton Improvised Adventure
A celebration of 200 posts by Fiona
Five Go Underground by Laura
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 by Stef
When people search for Enid Blyton, what are they looking for? by Fiona
Books for babies: the lead-up to Blyton
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

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 27/04/17

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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