“Enid Blyton’s books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy confront a new challenge: give up the booze. 274 more words
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Continuing my perusal of the short stories from Enid Blyton’s Anytime Tales, originally published in her Holiday Books.
The Surprising Broom
This is another Beware Naughty Children tale with all the usual Blyton hallmarks: disobedient kids, a despairing parent and a peculiar old woman dispensing a spell which results in a punishment. 914 more words
Students at the prestigious Dalston University (formerly the East London College of Remedial Learning and Basket Weaving) are demanding revisions to courses deemed ‘too true-to-life’ for today’s student body. 255 more words
I got this little book as a Christmas present this year, and I chuckled to myself at the title. Clearly a spoof on Enid Blyton’s “The Famous Five” series, it was a tip of the hat to the fact that since I started my grown up job, I now get to go along to corporate training sessions. 257 more words