Tag Archives: Fatty

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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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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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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Review: The Mystery of Holly Lane Part 2

So last week I hadn’t managed to read all of the book, so I only reviewed half of the book. This week I will look at the other half. Shall we begin?   The mystery deepens  As the mystery moves … Continue reading

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Review: The Mystery of the Strange Bundle Part 2

I think I must be in some sort of ‘anti-Fatty’ mood right now because I struggled to finish this book. It didn’t appeal to me I guess and the mystery is a bit dry. Lets take a look shall we? … Continue reading

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Grown Up Blyton: A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson

I read this book a long time ago, but realised this week that it was pretty much exactly the kind of book we’re looking for for this blog and decided that a recap on my part and a blog wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Review: The Mystery of the Spiteful Letters

Fiona told me that my reviews might be a bit more positive if I got myself an older version of the text. I managed to find one on eBay for around five pounds, which was good because there weren’t very … Continue reading

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My Three Least Favourite Characters

Overall, I don’t think we consciously give much thought to our least favourite characters, instead we focus on the ones we do love and enjoy, which is fair enough. However the other week, when I was telling you about the … Continue reading

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Find-Outers in Retirement by Julie

After reading through the complete Mystery Series for the umpteenth time I suddenly started to wonder what they would all be doing now, at this moment in time.  That was in the year 2008.  I quickly did some calculations of … Continue reading

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The eBay of Adventure

I am sure that at one time or another we have all been on eBay, bidding away on something we want so desperately. That in the last few hours of the auction running time we have checked in repeatedly to … Continue reading

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When people search for Enid Blyton, what are they looking for?

When people search for Blyton related media, what are they looking for? A large proportion of our blog views* come from various search engines – and WordPress tells us exactly what the search terms were. It’s really interesting to see … Continue reading

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Should We Ever Compare Julian and Fatty?

By PippaStef Inspired by several topics of conversation on the Enid Blyton Society Forums, “Fatty vs Julian”, I want to examine this comparison and why I believe it’s wrong to make it. As a staunch fan of Julian Kirrin and … Continue reading

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