Today, we continue our series of posts featuring our favourite films. There is nothing the bears love more than settling around the telly to watch one of our favourite films. Here at Jammy Toast, some of those films have been watched over and over and we would like nothing better than sharing them with you. Our tastes are many and varied as we enjoy films from some of our favourite directors and actors, some of whom we just love everything they do. So today, we continue our tour of some of our favourite movies of all time with Léon.
Hello everyone, my name is Erik, I am a teddy bear and this is my column. I was talking to Bimbo the other day when he came out with a funny expression; he said something cost “ten bob”. I had no idea what he was talking about so I asked him what a “bob” was to which he replied it was slang for a “shilling”. I was even more confused now because I didn’t know what a shilling was either. He went on to explain that before decimalisation in 1970, in England, instead of having pounds and pence like today, they had pounds, shillings and pence. I asked Bimbo to explain further because this was getting quite confusing.
The world is going mad at the moment over porn. TalkTalk says their customers are going to opt out of their “safety system” if they wish to continue viewing adult material online. Sky announced last week that they were going to activate filters for “inappropriate” content by default while BT and Virgin are yet to reveal their proposals for automatic filters. What annoys me the most is; who is going to decide what “inappropriate” content is for me? I am a fully grown bear and I can decide for myself if I want to block any content be it adult or not!
Pigeons are the scourge of councils all around the country. They shit on old buildings and spread diseases around the country. They like to live under bridges and for some reason we never seem to catch sight of their young. However, they are smart enough to know how to use humans to supply them with food and keep starvation at bay. They may not be the smartest animal on our planet but, as some of you may have noticed, one pigeon has managed to acquire and utilise a laptop. His name is Jon Pigeon.
There is nothing more we love here at Jammy Toast than listening to some of our favourite tunes. From time to time we will post a music video from an artist or genre that we think will be enjoyable to you; our friends. We often feature music that you may not have come across before, or music that maybe you just missed the first time around. Try and listen with an open mind, you never know, you may find something you can add to your iPod. If you have any music videos you would like us to feature then drop us a line – we are always happy to listen to requests but we cannot promise to feature everyone’s favourite…
Some of you may have noticed that some prestigious companies have “By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen” on their products and stationary. These companies are Royal Warrant Holders; they are “united by their commitment to the highest standards of service, quality and excellence”, to The Queen, Prince Phillip or Prince Charles. We thought it was about time The Bears gave out Bear Warrants to people and companies who supply excellent service and products to the bears here at Jammy Toast. We do not accept any form of advertising here at Jammy Toast but we do believe in acknowledging companies who have provided us with excellent services and so today we would like to recommend…
Afew people have been asking us recently why Jammy Toast only uses the colours black, white and red. The main reason for this is that Renault bears cannot see colours. Because I am deemed to be the brains of Jammy Toast, The Bearkeeper has asked me if I can try to explain to everyone just how we bears observe the world. The short answer to the question is that Renault bears are Monochromats. This is also known as “total colour blindness” and is a complete inability to distinguish between colours. However, because Renault Bears eat so much Jammy Toast we have also gained the ability to see red as well as black and white.
One of the most exciting times I can remember from when I was a young bear was when man first walked on the moon. It is unbelievable that those events took place over 40 years ago now but at the time they were so exciting, the whole world held its breath listening to Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. This has come to mind because the other night I was listening to the Kennedy Library audio feed between the Apollo 11 and Houston during their flight in July 1969.