NEWE

A film about Castle Newe, Strathdon. This film is dedicated to Bettine Forbes and is given with love by three teddy bears holding paws together: Hale Bopp, Aloysius and Paddington. … Continue reading NEWE

Aloysius

Aloysius gained iconic status as the teddy bear clutched by effete Oxford student Sebastian Flyte in the 1981 television adaptation of the Evelyn Waugh classic “Brideshead Revisited.” The original Aloysius … Continue reading Aloysius

To Sea in a Sieve

I came across this interesting story in the Scotland on Sunday, 9 August 2020 [the author of this book, Peter Bull, was a collector of teddy bears, one of his … Continue reading To Sea in a Sieve

‘Love among the ruins’

This is a photograph of a young Alistair Hugh Graham: He was studying at the University of Oxford at the same time as Evelyn Waugh and they became lovers. Alistair … Continue reading ‘Love among the ruins’