TIL that the first Paddington Bear toy was designed by Shirley and Eddie Clarkson in 1972 and given to their son Jeremy, the future presenter of Top Gear & The Grand Tour.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddington_Bear?wprov=sfla1

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  1. Funny how life works like that. One day you’re a baby playing with the first ever paddington bear, next minute you’re a boring racist who is inextricably angry despite having been handed a comfortable career even though you have no discernible skill or talent whatsoever

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