Geoff Le Pard as do all of us with fond memories of Paddington Bear were saddened at the news of the passing of his creator Michael Bond.. Geoff has more than one reason to be grateful to that marmalade loving bear… so please head over and add your memories..
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 readers will know of my love for that little Peruvian Ursus. But, at the risk of trying your patience, dear readers, I have to repeat this post as I have a lot for which to thank Mr Bond and his clever creation. My life would have taken a very different course, of that I am certain but for Paddington, and Mr Bond.
If I look back up the bannister of my life there have been very few splinters to discombobulate me during my smooth progress to the present day. And that is in large part because of a little Peruvian, marmalade guzzling, antique shop frequenting bear called Paddington. He is, after all…
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