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Monday #263

  Ripping Things to Do by Jane Brockett and Funniest TV moments from the Famous Five Fatty shuffled his way to the bus-stop bench near Goon’s house. He let himself down slowly as if he indeed had a bad back. … Continue reading

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Monday #262

The Magic Faraway Tree and  Funniest Moments from the TV series Gloomy Water, of Two Trees. Gloomy Water. Saucy Jane. And Maggie knows as well, fame. Gloomy Water is a, well, gloomy-looking lake in front of the burnt-out shell of what was … Continue reading

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March Round Up

WHAT FIONA HAS READ I managed to finish four so I’m on 15 for the year so still 3 ahead. Why Mummy Drinks – Gill Sims The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon The Faith … Continue reading

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Monday #261

Not sure what happened last week, but we’ll try that again, shall we? Mischief at Midnight by Esme Kerr and Blyton’s bothersome bests MKX. Thursday the 25th. Emma Lane. A red pillow. Ok, so it’s no Two Trees, Gloomy Water etc, … Continue reading

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Monday #260

  Mischief at Midnight by Esme Kerr and Blyton’s bothersome best “Clear orf, you! Clear orf!” Mr Goon says clear orf so often that the Find-Outers nickname him Old Clear-Orf.  Bets remarks in The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage that that’s what he always says … Continue reading

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Monday #259

The Magic Faraway Tree and Top nostalgic reads Puffin Island – well, that’s not its real name, but as its covered in puffins that’s what the Mannerings and Trents call it. Its real name isn’t known, but its a remote … Continue reading

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Monday #258

Our topics this week are: Blyton’s mothers and Favourite locations Malory Towers, a big stone building almost castle-like with its four towers (possible based on Lulworth Castle) is grand enough but its surroundings are even better. It is located on … Continue reading

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February Round Up

WHAT FIONA HAS READ I’m on 11 so far for the year – 2 ahead of schedule for my reading challenge! Be Careful What You Wish For (Goosebumps #12) – R.L. Stine The Velveteen Rabbit – Margery Williams Bianco A … Continue reading

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Monday #257

Blytonian food The Enchanted Wood and What we did in February “It is a treek. Did you not give me a dare? Did you not tell me to do a treek on you? I have done one with the teeth. … Continue reading

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Monday #256

February is nearly over yet it’s colder than ever! Up in Dundee we are forecast for EIGHT DAYS of snow, brrrr! Mischief at Midnight, by Esme Kerr and Blyton on TV Castaway Hill, the home of Smuggler’s Top, Mr Barling, … Continue reading

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Monday #255

Bourne End And Dissecting the Magic of Enid Blyton (by Liam Martin) Hollow Tree House, a tale of two neglected and abused children who run away to live an idyllic – if brief – life in a hollow tree. It’s … Continue reading

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Monday #254

I am trying something new for Mondays as of today! Monday will now feature a few little snippets like quotes, characters or books plus of course the all important ‘what we will be writing’ now known as topics of the week.  … Continue reading

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Monday #253

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January Round Up

January has just flown by (for me anyway!) so here’s what we got up to: WHAT I HAVE READ I’ve made a start on my goal of reading 52 books this year – but I must try harder to pick … Continue reading

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Another look at people searching for Blyton

This blog idea just keeps on giving – just about every time I look at our search terms I find something funny or interesting (but mostly funny!). The other plus is that these posts are fairly quick to write and … Continue reading

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Monday #252

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