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Paddington Bear

 Paddington Bear I have just watched the Platinum Jubilee sketch with our beloved Queen having tea with Paddington Bear and I got all emotional again! It was one of the highlights of the Jubilee weekend, a surprise for everyone and heartwarmingly nostalgic. Lovely memories of this little bear with a blue duffle coat and a suitcase have come flooding back. I can hear the narrator's voice from the 80s even.  I really enjoyed the sketch with the Queen smiling and getting her marmalade sandwiches out of her bag. If Pooh bear is jars of honey then Paddington is marmalade sandwiches! I mean, you never know when there will be such an emergency! I would have Marmite sandwiches though! This is such a lovely illustration too from pinterest. They both look so happy. Look at all those marmalade sandwiches he is stuffing into his suitcase! When we were growing up in the 70s and 80s, there were a few famous bears. Winnie the Pooh, Rupert and Paddington being three of the beloved bears we read ab