Tag Archives: George Kirrin

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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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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The Adventures with George and Timmy Part 4: The Footprint in the Sand

This is the third story in the omnibus that I have of George and Timmy adventures. The Footprint in the Sand as a title doesn’t really have much to do with the story, unless I missed something very important. However … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy Part 3: A Curious Treasure

So this is the second review of a full story from the Adventures of George and Timmy. This one was called A Curious Treasure and all starts with George begging her father to let her keep her newly found puppy Timothy. … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy Part 2: Timmy The Fearless Puppy

Now, in September (September!) I started (started!) reading The Adventures with George and Timmy by Sue Welford, and I think as you might be able to remember (and see here) I didn’t get very far and I wasn’t really a … Continue reading

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Adventures with George and Timmy by Sue Welford Part 1

I know I’m supposed to be reviewing this prequel to Blyton’s beloved Famous Five, and honestly, I would, however… I’ve not really managed to read much, though I am going to try and give you my feelings towards the book … Continue reading

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Bringing Blyton to Life: A Blyton Library Event

On the 12th August 2014 I took charge  of a Blyton themed event in the library where I work, for the children. I had a word with the Children’s Librarian a few months ago about running a Blyton themed event, … Continue reading

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Article Review by Stef: Are the Days of Enid Blyton bashing over?

While seeking inspiration for an article to thrill you all with tonight, I took desperate measures and turned to the internet’s most used search engine, Google, to help me find some. And boy, did Google deliver! I found an article … 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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Julan’s News: Part 7

So, part 7 of Julian’s News hits the blog, hot from the keyboard. If you want to refresh your memory or catch up check out the links below: Prequel – The way you make me feel Part One: Telling Dick … Continue reading

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Julian’s News Part 6

It has been a little while since I gave you a piece of Julian’s News, but I hope you’ll forgive me. It got myself into a little bit of a writing rut and couldn’t get out of it. But now, … Continue reading

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If the Kirrins and Mannering/Trents went on dates, the remix

You might remember I wrote about the Kirrins and the Mannering/Trents going on dates before. That time I paired Julian with Lucy-Ann, Dick with Dinah, George with Jack and Anne with Philip. This time, I’m going to swap them around … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 5

Part five of my fan fiction seemed to slowly sink into the depths of the internet with a woeful glugging sound. For those of you who liked the piece, I present you with part six. The other parts can be seen here: Prequel … Continue reading

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Julian’s News: Part 4

Well after the gushing reviews and pleas for more fan fiction I got for the last post, you can all breathe a sigh of relief because part five is here! In case you missed any of them the previous fan fiction pieces … 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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