Alison Bailey is lead curator for the upcoming exhibit, Paddington: The Story of a Bear at the British Library in London. In this edition of The Friday Five, Alison reflects on Paddington’s enduring appeal and describes what awaits visitors to the exhibit.
“Hurry today to get the most amazing fun ever offered.”
Children are the most desirable opponents at Scrabble as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat.
“Kids, fly Remco’s Flying Fox jet prop airliner for the greatest thrill of your lifetime.”
Video games are no substitute for real-world pleasures (marriage, the birth of a child, spiritual enlightenment, what have you), but they do provide a nice reprieve from real-world woes.