Tag Archives: Malory Towers

My Three Least Favourite Characters

Looking for something to write about this week I browsed older posts and spotted Stef’s post about her least favourite characters, and I decided that would be a fine thing for me to write about too. I didn’t have any ideas … 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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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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My Three Top Baddies

And so here is my ‘surprise’ for the week. Talking of surprises we will also have one on Sunday for you – a Halloween themed one. Continuing on from three favourite characters, and three favourite adults I have decided to … Continue reading

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My Three Favourite Blyton Adults

As so often is the case Stef had a good idea for a blog and now I am going to shamelessly  copy her and do the exact same. Strangely, coming up with three favourite adults has been a lot easier … Continue reading

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Best of Blyton at the library

I’ve started my new job in a library now, and I’ve been taking full advantage of my access to all those books! In a quieter moment I ran a catalogue search for Enid Blyton and it came up with 264 hits over … Continue reading

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How to get Blyton’s style

I thought I would bring you something a little different over the next couple of weeks on the blog – inspired by a pair of shoes I found on a clothing website. This week I will look at how to … Continue reading

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The Last Term at Malory Towers: Audio Adaptation

So here we are at the last audio adaptation of Malory Towers. Its been a rather short run of these audio comparisons but with only six volumes in the series, how could we expect more? Maybe I shall have to … Continue reading

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In the Fifth at Malory Towers: Audio Adaptation

We’re almost at the end of these comparisons, mostly because there was only ever six to do with Malory Towers. In the Fifth is my second favourite Malory Towers book, the first being The Third Year at Malory Towers. The reason … Continue reading

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Upper Fourth at Malory Towers: Audio Adaption

The Upper Fourth at Malory Towers is the one that made the biggest impression on me when I was younger and the cassette that I had listened to, had filled me full of dread for failure. The crux of the … Continue reading

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Writes like Blyton: Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens

Occasionally Fiona and I find books that feel like the Blyton books we so know and love. Modern authors can sometimes channel our beloved authoress and we do our best to find them and bring them to your attention. So … Continue reading

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The Second Form at Malory Towers: An Audio Adaptation

Following on from the review I did of  the First Term at Malory Towers audio before Christmas I finally caved and brought an downloadable version of The Second Form at Malory Towers because I couldn’t find my cassette tape. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Article Review: The Children Who Inspired Enid Blyton’s Famous Five Book covers are revealed

I know I promised you, a review of the audio adaptation of Second Term at Malory Towers, unfortunately I’ve been unable to locate my cassette tape of this one, and at rather the last minute as well. I took drastic … Continue reading

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First Term at Malory Towers: An Audio Adaptation

Well thank goodness I still have a working tape machine in my room otherwise I wouldn’t be able to bring you this blog at all. Once I had located the tape I slipped it in the player and off we … Continue reading

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Reblog: 10 Signs You Read Too Much Enid Blyton as a Child

This is not what I promised to bring you today but in my defence I have been busy lugging my enormous book collection to my new flat. I nearly packed the Noddy I planned to review – it’s one of … Continue reading

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