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Happy 100th birthday, Winnie-the-Pooh - Gyles Brandreth

Regulars | By Gyles Brandreth


Christopher Robin did adore his bear, and his father too

Christopher Robin Milne, the real Christopher Robin, was born 100 years ago, on 21st August 1920, and I think it’s about time the truth was told. He didn’t hate Winnie-the-Pooh. He didn’t despise his father. He did not regret being the most famous real boy in all literature. ...


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