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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Treasure Island part 2

Last week we looked into the first of the 1990s Famous Five episodes and actually it came out quite well  in the grand scheme of the episodes. So shall we have a look at how part two shapes up compared … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on a Treasure Island part 1

For me, where it all began For many, Enid Blyton’s books were the beginning of their journey into the world of Blyton’s Famous Five, Secret Seven, Five Find-Outers and Adventure series and, yes, I did read Five Go to Mystery … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Are Together Again

Now the general consensus from Blytonites is that Five Are Together Again is one of the weakest series endings to come from Blyton, and that it really isn’t the best adventure the Five could have ended on. If you think … Continue reading

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The Famous Five 90s Style: Five have a Mystery to Solve

Five have a Mystery Solve is somewhere in the middle of my rankings of the Famous Five stories. Its neither one thing or the other. It signals the end of the series and the downward curve it takes from there. … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five go to Demon’s Rocks

Five go to Demons Rocks is one of my favourite books and one of my first books as a child, although it was much later on in my life when I actually read the story. Again I see it as … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five on Finniston Farm

Five on Finniston Farm has to be one of my all time favourite adaptations in this TV series. It is possibly because I watched it when I was younger, and had the video on permanent loan from the library (my … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Get into a Fix

This episode is probably one of the furthest from the book you can get. It in the second series and it’s just a shame that the budget perhaps wasn’t big enough to provide the sort of snowy back drop that … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go to Billycock Hill Part 2

I know there has been a break in the flow of my reviews of Five Go to Billycock Hill, for which I apologise, but when the break is made up of those gorgeously gooey macaroons, can you agree with me … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go to Billycock Hill Part 1

Another two parter from series two, and we’re back to splitting the episodes again because I couldn’t find a block of 50 minutes to watch the two back to back (this week has been crazy busy) but I’ll walk you … 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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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Have Plenty of Fun

It has been a bit of a week for things not being set in stone. Tuesday night when she was due to write her blog, Fiona’s internet went down and I was supposed to be our Tuesday night but as … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five Go to Mystery Moor

Time to move away from two parters for a short while, and look now at a 25 minute adaptation of Five Go to Mystery Moor. Mystery Moor is one my favourite books and in fact was the first one I … 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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Stef’s six favourite Blyton books

So Fiona did her favourite six books for you last week and I promised I would do the same this week, so here goes. It is quite hard doing six! That sixth favourite was quite a hard choice to make. … Continue reading

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Famous Five 90s Style: Five have a Wonderful Time Part 2

After promising you this blog last week and failing to write it, I hope you don’t mind me bringing you the second part of Five have a Wonderful Time, part 2. Part 1 can be found here if you need to refresh … Continue reading

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