Tag Archives: Reblogged

Reblog: The search for Kirrin Island – Memories by Hans van der Klis

I’m on a city-break this week without a laptop, and so instead of attempting to blog from an ancient tablet or tiny phone I have chosen to bring you a reblog instead. You may have seen our last reblog from … Continue reading

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Wandering in the dark near Kröller Müller — Kunst en Cultuur – Arts & Culture

This link was sent to us from Hans van der Klis from The Netherlands. He says:  I’ve written an ‘adventure’ story on my blog, that we (my wife and I) experienced during a visit to a museum in the forest. With some thoughts … Continue reading

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35 Things We Learned From the Famous Five a reblog from Forever Amber

Amber, of Forever Amber, has come up with a list of things we learn from the Famous Five, including: 1. All underground caves have a stream running through them. If you find yourself trapped in one (by smugglers, natch), all … 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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Literary Love Letters: Dear Enid Blyton, From Samantha Tonge – Reblogged from Novelicious

I’ve had this bookmarked for a while, but haven’t needed to use it as we’ve had plenty of material from contributors lately. Rather than having Chris’ Adventure Series posts back to back we thought we’d break things up a little … Continue reading

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Reblog – Review of The Children at Happy House by Poppy

We’ve got another reblog this week, this time it’s a review from Poppy’s own blog. She’s reviewed The Children at Happy House, the first of three books about that family. The first two, as she says, can be found fairly easily in a … Continue reading

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Reblog: The Controversial Enid Blyton by Jayde-Ashe

Stef was the one to find this post, from The Paperbook Blog. So, I had planned to write a post in which I explored the lives of controversial writers. The older I get the more I want to know the person … Continue reading

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Reblog: A Postcard From Enid Blyton by Roger Thiedeman

Unfortunately things didn’t work out with our potential blogger this week, but never mind. Instead here’s a post from over at the March House Books Blog which is run by the lovely Barbara. March House Books is an online second-hand book … Continue reading

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Homemade Lemonade Famous Five Style – by Helen at Novelicious

It’s spring now (or soon depending on how you define it!) and what better to drink on a warm day than a glass of lemonade? You don’t have to get far into a Famous Five book to find a reference … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat by Enid Blyton – a Reblogged Review

Originally posted on Poppy's Best of Books:
Title: The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat Author: Enid Blyton Published: 1949 Age Rating: 9+ Rating: 5/5 The Mystery of the Pantomime Cat is seventh in the wonderful classic Find-Outers series by…

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Reblog: 14th Day of Advent – Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton

Originally posted on Poppy's Best of Books:
Title: Five Go Adventuring Again Author: Enid Blyton Published: 1943 Not only do the Five have to put up with a stranger in the house, during the Christmas holidays, in this excellent…

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The Adventurous Four by Enid Blyton – a Reblogged Review

Originally posted on Poppy's Best of Books:
Title: The Adventurous Four Author: Enid Blyton Published: 1942 Age Rating: 9+ Star Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ It was a while since I last read this book, when I picked it up this week…

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Aunt Fanny’s Special Tomato Soup from Five Have Plenty of Fun by Helen at Novelicious

I was just thinking it was time for another reblog to bring you something new from around the web, and then today I happened to stumble upon another smashing Blytonain recipe on the Novelicious blog. Berta, for the sake of her safety and … Continue reading

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Homemade Toffee from The O’Sullivan Twins of Enid Blyton’s St. Clare’s by Helen at Novelicious

I’ve found another smashing recipe on the Novelicious blog There is something very special about making a food from one of your childhood favourite books. When I made jammy buns from Malory Towers, I was incredibly excited as finally, something I’d read about … Continue reading

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Feasting on Romantic Comedy – Simply Wizard Jammy Buns from Malory Towers by Helen at Novelicious

I know we promised the next chapter of Poppy’s fic for you today, but I had a Mr Twiddle moment last night and forgot to organise that. I’m blaming an impromptu day off yesterday which left me a bit lost … Continue reading

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Getting children to read classic books – or not!

Originally posted on Wendy's World:
If you wanted to find me as a child, all you had to do was look in the nearest corner and I’d be more than likely sat in it with my nose buried in…

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