other links

This is where you will find links to other websites which are either bear related or of general interest.

Smart Tart

Unique, Funky, Luxury Designer Handbags and Back Packs, I have one and it's great, from the tip of Cornwall.

passion for dogs

 Dog, cat and horse jewellery made in 24ct gold plate, and the first person to put a comment in our guestbook. She has recently moved from Britain to Australia, but she's still making the jewellery, we think she was just trying to get ahead of us Brits watching Neighbours.

J Walkers shoes

Bright and colourful, quality, British-Made, Hand-Painted, Hand-Made Leather Footwear. I have several pairs in oranges, mauves, purples, blues and greens.

Ranting Raven

A website presenting a collection of unconventional American artists working in primitive folk-art.


At the height of the race to the moon in the late 1960's these hand-knitted creatures showed us primitive earthlings the pleasures of living in outer space. One of several Oliver Postgate/Peter Firmin sites we love

Dragons' Friendly Society

Home of Noggin the Nog, Clangers and other Oliver Postgate & Peter Firmin creations


Bagpuss: The most Important; The most Beautiful; The most Magical; Saggy old cloth cat in the whole wide world. More by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin

British Toymakers Guild.

The guild helps to promote British Toy making across the globe, covering all sorts of hand made toys, bears, dolls, rocking horses, puzzles and automata to name but a few, please follow the links from their website to the other members

The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

This is the narrow gauge railway that runs about 100 metres/yards away from our house, between Hythe and  the wilds of Dungeness

Hythe, our local website

Our local area website, 'Hythe, haven of Kent'  is the community website for Hythe, you can find everything from where to get your cup of tea or haircut, to reading the history of Hythe from Roman times onwards.

Digby Fairweather

Digby Fairweather is the well respected British jazz trumpeter, from whom we borrowed the name Digby Fairweather to make  the bear who can be seen here Digby Fairweather at the Toy Shoppe

Pollock's Toy Museum

Pollock's Toy Museum is in the heart of London, not far from Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road.

Museum of Childhood at Bethnal Green

This Museum is in the East end of London, in a lovely old building, has a lot of changing exhibitions and is well worth a visit

Musée du Jouet

You might need a bit of French to navigate around Eric's wonderful website, but it's well worth the effort. Situated in the south of France, Eric is doing his best to promote the love of toys and teddy bears 

If your a British person living abroad, or an Anglophile yearning for a taste of British food then this is the place to find your PG Tips and Branston Pickle.

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