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Goodbye Christopher Robin - Ann Thwaite

I read Goodbye Christopher Robin travelling across France on a TGV, with my son next to me giggling uncontrollably as he listened to The House at Pooh Corner… 97 more words

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

‘Oh no! Not another fucking elf!’

These are the words that C.S. Lewis is reputed to have groaned to J.R.R. Tolkien when both met up at Oxford’s Eagle & Child to read each other their works in progress. 334 more words

A.A. Milne

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

D: Simon Curtis / 107m

Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Will Tilston, Alex Lawther, Stephen Campbell Moore, Richard McCabe, Geraldine Somerville, Phoebe Waller-Bridge… 688 more words


“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”

—A. A. Milne.

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Winnie-the Pooh : Exploring a Classic

Isn’t it funny how your priorities change as you get older?

Once, my birthday would have been spent on a pub crawl, or dancing the night away in a crowded club… How did I spend my birthday this year? 488 more words

Kids & Parenting

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Review


Winnie the Pooh (also called Pooh Bear), Christopher Robin, and their friends in the Hundred Acre Woods. Just saying those iconic names and place are embedded deep within many childhood memories, filled with tales of youthful wonder and childish imagination. 2,843 more words


How Dare You, Sir!

There I was, happily reading The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters (between former schoolmaster George Lyttelton and publisher Rupert Hart-Davis) and enjoying all the literary gossip when suddenly my favourite of all names popped up: A.A. 390 more words

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