Naked Men Get Dressed

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Razzi’s favourite statues on Crosby beach have had a make-over. Antony Gormley’s iron men usually stand on the beach wearing nothing but rust and barnacles, except on derby day fans dress them in Liverpool and Everton kits. However, they have now been given a multi-coloured make-over by guerrilla knitwear artist Olek. Two of the figures have been dressed from head to toe in crocheted outfits by the New York-based artist.

John Cooper Clarke Tonight On BBC4

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The bear’s poet laureate John Cooper Clarke is the subject of a documentary tonight on BBC4. Evidently… John Cooper Clarke is part of the Punk Britannia and features the punk poet, comedian and recording artist and considers his influence on contemporary culture over four decades. However, beware – it contains strong language.

Shark Warning!

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Razzi has put his swimming trunks back in the wardrobe after a shark was spotted in British waters yesterday. The enormous basking shark was delighting the tourists down in Cornwall in the first sighting for twenty years. The giant fish accidently swam into Looe harbour and the crowds gathered along the town’s quayside and pier to get a glimpse of the beautiful creature. According to the BBC it was around ten feet long and spent most of the day in the harbour.

Musical Sunday #94

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If you have been following the bears for a while, you will know that on the old blog we decided that because Sunday’s are always boring we would turn them into musical fun days. We have decided to continue this tradition here at Jammy Toast. Each Sunday we will post a music video from an artist or genre that we think will be enjoyable to our friends. Today we have decided to feature

Be Safe In The Sun

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Today is just too hot for bears. Renault Bears, with their big thick fur coats, are designed for cooler climates and not for the sort of heat the bear sanctuary is currently basking in. The ice-cream man is doing a roaring trade selling the bears ice creams – with jammy sauce on top needless-to-say. Razzi has insisted on keeping the air-conditioning on inside the car so that he can keep his normal cool, sophisticated bear about town demeanour.