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AnnCardiff Report 30 May 2008 17:42

no sadly I didn't, but the lady who took him from me was very kind indeed - we had loads of forms to fill in and things to read, one of which asked how you would like your item treated!!! I just asked "Please don't shout at him, he's not used to it"


Cyprus Report 30 May 2008 17:45

Aww what a lovely adventure for Ted--shall I send him a postcard?


Joanna Report 30 May 2008 17:46

I bet he is pleased that his Mum wrote that; he has led a sheltered life, after all.
He should be labelled as a Teddy-pandy (not Toni-pandy! Sorry for the awful spelliing!)
Well, he is Welsh!


maxiMary Report 30 May 2008 17:54

Did Teddy wear his Wellies?
I had 5 golliwogs as a child, all handmade by differednt rellies, they were packed into my bedside table for the trip to Canadqa when we emigrated. they never arrived. For goodness sake it's not as if they travelled on the Titanic . . .

julia of sussex

julia of sussex Report 30 May 2008 18:06

i still have my childhood bear hes called ting a ling
(had bells in his ears a long time ago), he lives in a suitcase where its nice and warm lol

hope he enjoys his stay

julia x

°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o°

°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o° Report 30 May 2008 18:22

Ann I'll call in & visit Ted, I take it he's in that building near the statue that often holds a pint of beer


AnnCardiff Report 30 May 2008 18:27

the very one Clare but I have a feeling the statue may have been moved - that area of the city is under massive redevelopment at the minute


AnnCardiff Report 5 Jul 2008 23:23

Well last night was the launch of the exhibition - of course I had an official invitation to be there and on arrival was given a badge to wear with my name on it. Lady Mayoress opened the exhibition - lovely lady, spent a good time with her and her husband and I must say, Ted looked rather forlorn sitting in a glass case with some other objects. I felt really sorry for him but he has to stay there until January when he can come back home. There were drinks and canapes being handed around and I met some very interesting people - man came up to me, read my badge and said "that name is familiar" so I looked at his and said the same. We are both regular contributors to the Viewpoints page in the South Wales Echo!! Nice to put a face to the name

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 6 Jul 2008 01:20

Ann, that must have been interesting, and to meet a fellow contributor to the letters page was good. You will have a face to go with the name now, when he writes in again and vice versa.

My Mum must have got rid of my pink teddy, she was a bit too fond of chucking my things without asking, sadly. I do have some studio pics of me with him tho but sadly, only in black and white.
Ted will have lots of interesting things to tell you about when he gets home after Christmas.


Teddys Girl

Teddys Girl Report 6 Jul 2008 10:56

My Teddy Bear is 77 years old, bought for me ,by a proud Gran for her first grandchild.

I dont think I could part with him even for just a few months.



AnnCardiff Report 6 Jul 2008 11:05

Hi Mo! Mine is a youngster then, he's only just had his 72nd birthday!!

It was hard parting with him but I wanted him to be famous!!!


Teddys Girl

Teddys Girl Report 6 Jul 2008 15:46

Hi Ann

Mine came down air raid shelters with me during the London Blitz, and my poor old Dad had to go back through all the gun fire to get him for me one night when I forgot him.

At the moment he is sitting on the chest of drawers in my spare bedroom, surrounded by other bears One who is I suppose 72, and is a tiny one. Another my late mil made and as his leg was wonky, she could not sell him. so I took pity on him.

Then two modern ones rescued when my Pal's grandson was having a clear out.

You guessed I just love Teddy Bears.

Even my cat who looks like a black bear, is called Teddy.



AnnCardiff Report 6 Jul 2008 16:08

Hi again Mo - I love teddies and cats - have a cat and other teds too!!