Nana was right.

Wed, 2009/02/04 - 3:46pm | Your editor
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Nana was right. A couple of weeks ago from London I wrote that the Hamley’s toy shop on Regents Street had gone bankrupt. It hadn’t but today the Baugur group which owned it has filed for protection from its creditors. Hamley’s launched the make-a-bear program where children could have a teddy bear made to their specifications while they watched. If you wanted a brown bear or a black bear, with green eyes or black eyes, or with long fur or short, dressed as a boy or a girl, it would be created for you.

 

     Unfortunately children were absolutely terrified by the noisy machine which put the stuffing into the made-to-measure bear. Tears of fear not chortles of joy.

 

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