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A to Z Challenge Day 19

Day 19 – The Letter S: Sindy I loved my dolls when I was young.  I remember getting my first Sindy doll in around 1967-68 and I had wanted one for so long!  It was the ‘must have’ toy for girls, … Continue reading

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Gregory – his new friend

As we have seen, Gregory enjoyed picnics with his friends when he was younger, but for a few years he didn’t have any friends.  Then a very special friend came into his life – Reginald.  He is a penguin – … Continue reading

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Gregory Bear – the older years

I have written a little about my teddy bear, Gregory, and his (and my) young years spent picnicking on Hove Lawns, holidaying at various holiday camps and generally enjoying life.  As we both got older I realised Gregory was aging … Continue reading

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1958 – 1961 Brighton & Hove seafront and beach

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Here are some photographs of me taken on Hove seafront and beach, where I spent a lot of my time as a young child.  The first photo is me with my Dad and my teddy bear.  It is taken along Hove … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears Picnic

Last time I wrote about my teddy bear, Gregory who arrived in my life when I was three years old and living just off the seafront at Brighton.  Well, Hove actually, in Lower Market Street.  We had a very busy … Continue reading

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Me and My Teddy Bear

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In 1961, when I was three years old, a very special teddy bear came into my life.  I named him ‘Gregory’, after my favourite character in the comic ‘Playhour’, Gregory Grasshopper.  I used to spend my pocket money on this … Continue reading

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