Flashback Friday: Here’s Humphrey

November 20th, 2009 by Susannah

Here's Humphrey - AGE 2

Left: Me at 21months (1975) watching Here’s Humphrey on the television whilst getting some important ‘work’ done in my orange gumboots.

Right: Christmas Day 1975 (I turned 2 the day before). Loving the red mary janes.

The theme seems to be shoes and Humphrey B. Bear! I actually saw a sit on Humphrey like that in a local Antique shop a little while back…I was tempted purely from a nostalgic perspective and the idea of a ‘copy’ photo setup with Caitlin appealed….then I slapped myself and realised I really had nowhere to put a huge 3o year old stuffed toy (I am sure Rohan was very relieved)! It’s funny looking at these old polaroids, especially now that Caitlin is exactly the same age. Spookily Eloise asked to watch Humphrey earlier.

Humphrey was also in the news as recently as yesterday. Poor old Humphrey, oh how I loved you, it really didn’t matter that you were mute, never wore pants and when you went to sleep or played hide and seek you had to put your hands over your eyes because they would not close….theme song anyone? Altogether now…

What a funny old fellow is Humphrey,
Humphrey the fun loving bear!

2 Responses to “Flashback Friday: Here’s Humphrey”

  1. Mich4
    November 21st, 2009 09:24

    Oh Luly, what a classic, thanks for the giggle

  2. Mum
    November 21st, 2009 10:29

    Your first Humphrey was bought in Coonabarabran when we went back there and were staying in the local caravan park. You were so upset leaving him in the shop that Dad went back later and bought him… needless to say you were delighted. (and have had him “wrapped around your little finger”, as they say, ever since!) Ah the special bond between father s and daughters 🙂

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