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Monday #277

Miss Grayling’s Girls and Blyton’s homeliest secret homes Just at that moment the old man came into the room again with a jug of water. How he stared! But, before he could do anything, the chest-of-drawers rose up in the … Continue reading

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Top 11 Famous Five moments

I’ve written plenty about the Famous Five, including putting the whole series into order from my most favourite to least favourite. And now I’ve decided to list my ten favourite moments from the series. Being 21 books long I can’t … Continue reading

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Monday #274

My top ten Adventure Series moments and June round up “Ock-ock-oo.” – Mr Penruthlan Mr Penruthlan is a giant of a man but most of the time he lacks an important element of speech – his false teeth! Thus most … Continue reading

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Summer reads

After a glorious May, and a bit of a cloudy June, summer seems to have arrived in earnest in Scotland. We spent an afternoon at the beach and Brodie paddled in the sea for the first time, and I started to wonder … Continue reading

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Putting the Famous Five in Order, part 2

THE TRICKY PART – 18 MORE TITLES As I said at the beginning of my previous post, I had in the past loosely grouped them into ‘most favourites’ ‘middling favourites’ and ‘least favourites’, so perhaps that’s a good place to … 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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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go Down to the Sea, part 2

If you missed the first part of Five Go Down to the Sea, you can find it here, and catch up with my thoughts on the adaptation before reading this second part. Now let’s take a look at the second … Continue reading

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Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go Down to the Sea, part 1

As far as I am concerned Five go Down to the Sea comes in three different stories. The premise is the same in each, there is something going on in this quiet Cornish village that the Five stumble across and … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go Down to the Sea, part 2

We looked at Part One of Five Go Down to the Sea last week, and now I’m going to bring you part 2. Last week we left off with the Five staring at the flashing light on the cliff at … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go Down to the Sea, part 1

Five Go Down to the Sea is another two part adventure in the 90s Famous Five listing. A lot of the second series were two parters and not usually for the better but that said, Five Go Down to the … Continue reading

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Five Go Down to the Sea reviewed by Chris

In my review of Five Go Adventuring Again I listed it as one of top three Famous Fives and I am now going to review the other two, starting with Five Go Down to the Sea which is the twelfth … Continue reading

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Five Go Down to the Sea: An exciting dramatised adventure

I’m being bad this week and listening to CD2 from the set before CD1. I can’t help that though as I promised to do Five Go Down to the Sea and I much prefer that to the alternative which is Five … Continue reading

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Series Synopsis: The Famous Five Books 10-12

This is part four of the series of Famous Five posts. If you’ve not yet read these three books you might find this gives away some things you didn’t want to know, so read on at your own peril. FIVE … Continue reading

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