Tag Archives: Julian Kirrin

Review: Five Give up the Booze

I know you’re getting an onslaught of these Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups at the moment, but as they’re quick to read they make a perfect blog to work on. I can pick up the book on a Monday night and … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 70s Style: Five Go to Demon’s Rocks Part 2

This is going to sound harsh as I know that there are people out there who love the theme tune for the 70s Famous Five but after several false starts (I put the wrong DVD in for the episode three … 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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Halloween Tricks in St Andrews part two

Anatoly and David turned quickly on their heels, though they knew what it would be. “That would the ghost then!” David said, pretending to swallow and take a step forward towards it. “What’s your problem?” he asked it as Anatoly … Continue reading

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Halloween Tricks in St Andrews part one

Julian ran his hand through his hair and took a step back from the mirror to check that the chalk dust hadn’t fallen too heavily on his shirt, bow tie and tweed jacket. He took the finishing touch, a bushy … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Secret Trail

Five on a Secret Trail is a hard to find episode, especially on video cassette. A limited number of video tapes were released with this episode in the 1990s from the retailer WHSmith. Thus when the likes of eBay was … Continue reading

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First Valentines: A St Andrews Story Part 2

Sally hurried back out of the front door of her halls and almost didn’t stop as she bumped into Julian. “Hi!” she said breathlessly, gazing up at him adoringly. “I’m glad you came back,” he laughed, pressing a kiss to … Continue reading

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First Valentine: A St Andrews Story

Not what was promised this week (I can’t actually remember what was) but Stef and I had a sudden urge to write a Valentine’s day fic. As we’ve not shared any of what we’ve written later in these character’s lives … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter nine

“Anyone think it would be funny to hide Toly’s clothes?” David asked with a smirk. “Oooh blimey, yes, but please can we get dressed first?” Darrell asked shivering a little as they jogged up the beach. “Really, Darrell?” I’m surprised … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter eight

Darrell rolled over as the alarm went off at half-past six and shut it off with a yawn. She chucked a pillow at Sally. “Wake up! Dipping time.” Sally cuddled deeper into her bed and groaned. “Darrell you’re mean. We … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter seven

Not what we promised but I thought it was more apt for the season! – F Darrell had sat down on Anatoly’s other side after saying goodnight to David, and she noticed his slight wince as he put his arm … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter six

“Honestly,” Darrell said to Sally, “you’d think they were all five years old the way they carry on sometimes.” “Aren’t they?” Sally asked with a smirk. “They’re such… such… boys!” she finished with a laugh. She squeezed Darrell’s arm as … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter five

I haven’t managed to read the Sea of Adventure for you this week, so I shall give you the next chapter of New Year’s Dip. Stef —————————————————————————————– David laughed at Julian and shook his head. “That was fun though,” he … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrews Story chapter four

So Fiona and I are out of sync with the days today, and in our error in forgetting that yesterday was Thursday and today was Friday, Fiona hadn’t managed to prepare her blog, so I’m stepping in with the next … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrew’s Story chapter three

I know it was meant to be a Noddy review today but I was feeling too tired last night to do it justice. So instead it’s the third chapter of New Year’s Dip and the group are off to the … Continue reading

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