Tag Archives: Aunt Fanny

A completely un-confusing guide to names in Blyton’s books part 2

Last time we clarified which Jack, or indeed Jock, was which, we covered the difference between Morgan, Dai and Llewellyn and Morgan, Dai and Llewellyn, and we made sure we knew our great-grandad from our old grandads. Now for some … Continue reading

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Blyton’s Mothers

Before anyone gets confused – Enid Blyton did only have one mother, Theresa Blyton, née Harrison. She didn’t get on very well with her mother and in fact cut all contact as an adult, and many criticise her own skills … Continue reading

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Review: Five Go Gluten Free

A sneaky purchase after Christmas because I was blessed with one of these spoofs at Christmas time. I didn’t have much choice of book as Five Give Up the Booze and Five Go on a Strategy Away Day were both sold out. … Continue reading

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Review: Five on Brexit Island

The first review of the new satirical Famous Five novels. These novels have been out for a while now but Fiona and I have asked for them for Christmas – luckily for me I got given a copy of Brexit as … Continue reading

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My Favourite Blyton Adults

This week I thought it would be a good idea to talk about my favourite adults in Blyton’s books. As with my favourite characters post I have decided to do a top three. 1. Aunt Fanny Now who can not … Continue reading

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The Trials of Aunt Fanny – Feeding the Five (and Quentin)

Excerpts from Aunt Fanny’s 1956 diary. JULY 18 1956 I spent all day in the kitchen with Joanna. We prepared six large hams, fourteen pies, eighty four rounds of sandwiches and they demolished it all in ten minutes. Quentin forgot … Continue reading

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Aunt Fanny’s Special Tomato Soup from Five Have Plenty of Fun by Helen at Novelicious

I was just thinking it was time for another reblog to bring you something new from around the web, and then today I happened to stumble upon another smashing Blytonain recipe on the Novelicious blog. Berta, for the sake of her safety and … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 8

So it’s been a few weeks since the seventh part of Julian’s news, and now I present you with the finale to tie up the loose ends! If you need to refresh your memories parts one to seven can be found … Continue reading

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If the Kirrins and the Mannering/Trents went on dates: Short works of fan fiction

I’m not even sure exactly how this idea started, or if the title accurately describes the content but this is the first fan fiction that I’ve ever finished, and it’s also the first I’ve shared with more than one person. … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 3

I know it’s been a long time coming, and I really hope that you think it’s worth it. This is the third part of my little venture into Kirrin, where Julian tells the rest of the Five about his girlfriend, … Continue reading

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