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Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear, 1926-2017 #inmemoriam #MichaelBond #Paddingtonbear

I don’t struggle for posts, not usually and mostly I know from a way out what I’ll write about. But today my plans were thrown when the news came through that Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear had died. Regular … Continue reading

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From Paddington to Page #walking #london

So what links Paddington Bear and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin? Me of course. I reposted a couple of days ago about why Paddington is so important to me and anything that brings him to mind is, well, a pleasure. … Continue reading

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Nano Num-Nums no. 16

Olivia Coleman has a string of excellent parts behind her. A personal favourite is her role in Twenty Twelve which ran in the run up to the London 2012 Olympics and took the mick out of the Olympic Delivery Authority (called … Continue reading

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My Debt of Gratitude to a Bear called Paddington

This is my 150th post and it deserves something special, I think. What is fitting for such a momentous little moment? Well, perhaps soemthing that, without which I wouldn’t be writing this post (or mangling my grammar). If I look … Continue reading

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Lisa Reiter’s latest prompt is Bite Size Memoir “10 out of 10″ We have to write a memoire around something we, or someone, has excelled at – at which someone has excelled – as you can already see, it won’t be … Continue reading

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