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The Famous Five

So last night I couldn’t sleep and ended up wondering what became of the characters from the famous children’s novels by Enid Blyton; The Famous Five. 161 more words


The Writings of Enid Blyton

Enid Mary Blyton was an English children’s writer whose books have been among the world’s best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton’s books are still enormously popular, and have been translated into almost 90 languages; her first book,  587 more words

Want to go on an adventure with the last four gnomes in Britain? Hell Yeah!

When my son was about five years old, he was obsessed with Enid Blyton’s ‘Famous Five’ books. After reading him twenty, one after the other, I was seriously losing the will to live. 172 more words


Just An Average Fantasy

A writer once said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” If this is true, which five people would you like to spend your time with? 733 more words

Five Go Down to the Sea: An exciting dramatised adventure

I’m being bad this week and listening to CD2 from the set before CD1. I can’t help that though as I promised to do Five Go Down to the Sea  1,009 more words

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That was the Chiswick weekend that was

I started doing these roundups of my weekend last year, to remind myself that it's the small everyday moments that matter. Gentle domesticity and humble family adventures. 1,230 more words


Another roundup of Blyton presents

As with last year I got spoiled on my Birthday and at Christmas and managed to amass a pile of Blyton-themed gifts. Most of these will end up having blogs of their own as I read/listen and review them later but for now here’s a quick look at what I got. 391 more words

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