Famous Five to return, with mobiles

Childhood favourites the Famous Five will be returning to our lives, but in an animated series for the Disney Channel. And they seem to have gone poncey and high falutin'.

"... The children, who wear iPods and use mobile phones, also discover subliminal messages in DVDs to brainwash children into buying Fudgie Fries sweets ..." (Northern Echo)

As a child of the British Empire, I was raised on Enid Blyton's Famous Five series (and the Mr. Men books, but that's a story for another day) and I always wondered ...

WHERE DID THEY FIND ALL THAT FOOD? Dick, Anne, George and Julian were always eating!

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