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Funniest Scenes from the 90s Famous Five

Especially in the second series of the 90s Famous Five, we had some cracking funny and cringe worthy moments.  I thought we would have a look three of the best ones. 3. Uncle Quentin’s sandwiches in Five Run Away Together … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Bothersome Bests: Those I love to hate

It was really hard to come up with a blog this time around, I must admit I am really struggling at the moment, so it was actually Fiona who had the idea for this blog, for which I am grateful … Continue reading

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Top Nostalgic Blyton Reads

We all have our favourite reads, the ones we go back to time and time again, like a comfort blanket but made of our favourite Blyton reads. I have decided to share my top three with you. Be warned, you … Continue reading

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My Favourite Blyton Locations

Many times over the years we have shown you the places which Enid Blyton lived or was associated with over the span of her life, even if some places like Green Hedges unfortunately no longer exist. In this post however … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Food

Since 2013 there have been around a dozen posts on the blog about the Blyton like food you can make yourselves, with I think the favourite being macaroons (which are also now a firm favourite with my boyfriend’s family). I … Continue reading

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Famous Five on TV

As we all know, there have been various adaptations of the Famous Five books for the TV and big Saturday afternoon screenings back in the fiftes, but I thought we’d just have a look at the reviews I’ve done over … Continue reading

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Bourne End Overview

Over the years we’ve written a lot about our trips to Enid Blyton’s magical home of Old Thatch and Bourne End, even though we haven’t really written about it since. So I thought I would remind you all of our … Continue reading

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Blyton Bites: Jam Tarts from the Jolly Good Food Book

The Jolly Good Food book, by Allegra McEvedy was new out last year and we haven’t gotten around to looking at it, but I thought I’d share a recipe with you from it, for everyone to try! Ingredients – For … Continue reading

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Monday #253

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Enid Blyton Fund for Seven Stories

Originally posted on Seven Stories' Enid Blyton Blog:
We are thrilled to announce a new £¾m fund to benefit the work of Seven Stories, which has been founded thanks to the Enid Blyton Trust for Children.  Its Trustees have decided to wind…

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Monday #252

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Reblog: Five Go off to Camp by March House Books

In a change to the schedule, I thought it was best to bring you something rather than nothing given my no show last week. I’m struggling a lot at the moment to write and read due to work stress and … Continue reading

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Monday #251

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Monday #250

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Writes like Blyton: The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow by Katherine Woodfine Part 1

The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow. Now if that doesn’t sound Blytonian I don’t know what does. It makes you think of the Five Find-Outers and Dog, which is a good place to start.  However what I’ve read of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

As you may be aware Monday was Christmas day, so we didn’t post a blog then, but in the interest of spending Christmas with our loved ones, and Fiona enjoying her first Christmas with Brodie, we’re staying off the blog … Continue reading

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