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  Paddington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paddington is an place in the City of Westminster.
Paddington has several famous sons, notably Alexander Fleming — the scientist who discovered Penicillin (a plaque commemorating this is placed outside his laboratory at St Mary's Hospital on Praed Street) — and Alan Turing (mathematician; there is a plaque on the Hotel where he was born: The Colonnade in Warrington Crescent).
In Paddington Station there is a display case showing Paddington Bear, a character of children's fiction who, in the book, is first discovered at this station and hence named after it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paddington   (277 words)

  
 Paddington station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paddington station or London Paddington is the name of a major National Rail and London Underground station complex in the Paddington area of London.
The National Rail station at Paddington is the London terminus for long distance trains to the West Country, Bristol, Bath and South Wales operated by First Great Western, and for commuter services to West London and the Thames Valley, operated by First Great Western Link.
The mystery novel 4.50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie begins with a murder witnessed by a passenger on a train from Paddington station on a parallel line.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paddington_station   (846 words)

  
 Hilton Paddington London -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington is an area in the west of London in the City of Westminster.
Paddington has several famous sons, notably Alexander Fleming - the scientist who discovered Penicillin (a plaque commemorating this is placed outside his old house in Praed Street) and Alan Turing (brilliant mathematician; there is a plaque on the Hotel where he was born: The Colonnade in Warrington Crescent).
Paddington is an anthropomorphised bear, and in the illustrations resembles a teddy bear rather than a real bear.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/74/hilton-paddington-london.html   (655 words)

  
 The history of Paddington
Paddington gets a phone call from FST (the swedish division of the Finnish Broadcasting Company), who wants to make a music video with the band.
Paddington’s contribution are the songs "Breathe" and "Want to be where love is".
Paddington is the only band outside of Sweden, to participate in a contest of 10 bands.
www.paddington.nu /padhist.htm   (887 words)

  
 Paddington Rail Tragedy (05/10/99)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The inquiry into the Paddington rail crash in which 31 people were killed and hundreds more were injured is set to open in May. Lord Cullen will open the first part of the inquiry on 10 May 2000.
The fiasco of the Southall court case and its effect on the delay in determining of the cause of the 1997 accident may or may not have had repercussions on the accident at Ladbroke Grove.
Paddington station is to re-open on Wednesday, October 20, 1999 despite warnings from an expert in railway signalling that half of the signals at the approaches to the station are dangerous.
danger-ahead.railfan.net /reports/rep99/paddington991005.html   (1144 words)

  
 Paddington Station on the London Tube Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington station was one of the great rail portals into London, receiving the trains that ran on Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Great Western Railway (GWR), from Cardiff and other towns to the west of London.
The pattern of colours around Paddington is thus quite different now from how it was at the turn of the century.
As far as Paddington is concerned, this is a feature that will remain in place until the present day - unlike other interchanges such as Oxford Circus, where a single station symbol suffices.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /~ursa/peter/trains/padd.htm   (2056 words)

  
 The Adventures of Paddington Bear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington is a stranger in a strange land and much of the charm of his adventures comes from his unique way of looking at the world.
Paddington wins a hairy leg contest at the local pier and is delighted with his prize: free water skiing lessons.
Paddington attends a magic show where he is sawed in half, made to disappear, and then shows the magician a conjuring trick of his own.
www.criterionpic.com /cpl/lcl_cinar_advpaddington.html   (2701 words)

  
 Paddington Bears -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children's literature.
Paddington Basin is an area of London at Paddington.
Paddington was chosen because of its position on the New Road which led to the east, providing for onward transport.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/110/paddington-bears.html   (1109 words)

  
 Ray White Paddington
The inner city suburb of Paddington is 2km west of the CBD and borders the suburbs of Milton and Red Hill.
Paddington is a true success story in terms of its development as a vibrant inner city residential and retail/restaurant precinct.
Over the last 10 years in particular, Paddington has received a complete makeover with some of the traditional old homes - post-war weatherboard and chamferboard cottages, workers cottages and Queenslanders - being completly renovated back to their former glory.
ezsite.raywhite.com /paddington/about_us/market_profile/paddington_profile.html   (297 words)

  
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It not the same Paddington I had at first but he is a good bear all the same.
Paddington is a bear from Darkest Peru that gets sent to England and stays with the Brown family.
Paddington's birthgay is two, one on the 25th of June, and one on Christmas Day.
www.geocities.com /area51/corridor/6480/Padd.html   (386 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Books | Special Reports | Classic of the month: A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond
Conceived by a 36-year-old Michael Bond in 1958, Paddington's phenomenal success is down largely to the serene unobjectionableness of this Candidean bear.
Paddington was, in the original draft, from Africa; but Bond's editor told him that there were no bears there.
It is basically a utopian fantasy; and it is nice that Bond took the trouble to introduce Mr Gruber, the kindly, courteous Hungarian antique-shop owner, representative of the displaced wartime immigrants whom Bond came to know when working for the BBC Monitoring Service.
books.guardian.co.uk /childrenslibrary/story/0,6194,1393774,00.html   (511 words)

  
 Paddington Society > Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington Society reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Paddington Society Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Paddington Society Web Site.
Paddington Society is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Paddington Society of the site or any association with its operators.
Paddington Society reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Paddington Society's sole discretion.
www.paddingtonsociety.org.au /Default.aspx?tabid=1&def=Terms   (1477 words)

  
 Teddy Bear UK: PADDINGTON BEAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington according to Bond is not a toy bear, but a South American honey-bear magically brought to life.
Paddington stowed away in a ships lifeboat so he could see something of the world and ended up in England.
Paddington's disgracefully shabby hat (which belonged to his Uncle) has become his trade mark, along with a duffel coat or yellow macintosh that he occasionally wears and his traditional wellington boots.
www.teddy-bear-uk.com /learning/famous/padd/padding2.htm   (167 words)

  
 Paddington by Michael Bond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington was born in Peru, where he lived with his parents.
Uncle Pastuso died in an earthquake, the same earthquake that separated Paddington from his father and mother.
Paddington has something grumpy, something obstinate -maybe a real bears touch- But beside that he has an winning look of attachment, so everyone wants, despite his defensive look, to hold him in his arms.
home.concepts.nl /~lwmkeijs/bb002.htm   (344 words)

  
 Paddington station to re-open (19/10/99)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington station is to re-open on Wednesday despite warnings from an expert in railway signalling that half of
Paddington station is completely safe according to Richard Middleton the commercial director of railtrack.
In a report, compiled at the request of the train drivers' union ASLEF, Mr Bell identified 19 signals which should be taken out of use because of sighting difficulites due to overhead equipment and bridges.
danger-ahead.railfan.net /reports/rep99/paddington991005_1019_02.html   (388 words)

  
 PADDINGTON MARKETS SYDNEY :: Welcome to the top Sydney market
Paddington showcases the very best of Australian contemporary art, craft and fashion, directly by the artists and craft makers themselves.
In the open-air, the market is situated in the grounds of the heritage-listed sandstone Paddington Uniting Church amidst the Victorian terraces and modern art galleries of Paddington.
The market is: a haven for last minute gifts; a new experience every time: a discovery of novel concepts and new designs: a meeting place for coffee and exotic café fare; where to find one-off special gifts and new fashions before they hit the boutiques; and where locals and travellers mingle with Sydney artists.
www.paddingtonmarkets.com.au   (400 words)

  
 Paddington's Biography
Although Paddington now lives in London, England, he originally came from Darkest Peru where he was brought up by his Aunt Lucy after he was orphaned following an earthquake when he was just a few weeks old.
The Browns decided to name their new member of the family Paddington, after the place where he was found, although we later learn that in Peru his name was Pastuso.
When he was found, Paddington wasn’t too sure how old he was so the Browns decided to start again at one.
www.paddingtonbear.co.uk /en/1/fachispadbio.mxs   (295 words)

  
 PADDINGTON MARKETS SYDNEY :: Website Disclaimer
Paddington Markets endeavours to maintain any personal information collected from users of it's website in a safe and secure manner and will not pass on or sell any of these details to any other parties and will only use these details for the purpose outlined at the time of collection.
Paddington Markets reserves the right to change, alter, update or remove any of the information on it's website without prior notice.
Cookies may be used by the Paddington Markets website to aid in the viewing of the website and to gather general, non-personal statistics.
www.paddingtonmarkets.com.au /disclaimer.php   (378 words)

  
 The Adventures of Paddington Bear TV Show - The Adventures of Paddington Bear Television Show - TV.com
Paddington is a stranger in a strange land and much of the charm of his adventures comes...
Although Paddington now lives in London, England, he originally came from Darkest Peru where he was brought up by his Aunt Lucy after he was orphaned following an earthquake when he was just a few...
The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh was a charming animated series that captured both kids and their parents with all-new outings featuring Pooh and the whole gang in the 100 Acre Wood.
www.tv.com /adventures-of-paddington-bear/show/10519/summary.html   (456 words)

  
 Shops and Markets
Things to Do Paddington is renowned for its fashionable lifestyle, boutiques and specialty shopping - follow Oxford Street all the way to Woollahra for young designers, homewares, accessories, good bookshops.
Paddington has Sydney's largest selection of Antique, secondhand and new bookstores specialising in the fields of literature, classics, the arts, juvenilia, travel, private press, limited editions and Australiana.
The crowd at Paddington is cool and colourful.
www.sullivans.com.au /acts2.htm   (870 words)

  
 TV ACRES: Bears - Cartoon Bears - Paddington Bear
The Brown's found him lost at the Paddington Railway station (hence his nickname) and took him home to raise as their child.
In 1988 Paddington's official biography "The Life and Times of Paddington Bear" by Russel Ash (with Michael Bond) was published by Pavilion Books.
In 2000 a life-sized bronze statue of Paddington Bear was unveiled by Michael Bond at Paddington train station in London.
www.tvacres.com /bears_cartoon_paddington.htm   (415 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: A Bear Called Paddington (Yearling Book)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Michael Bond's story is indubitably British, and Stephen Fry's Paddington is delightfully grave and proper, earnestly well-meaning in spite of his frequent misadventures both domestic and around London.
I was introduced to Paddington as a young age, and I voraciously read every book I could find.
The situations Paddington got himself into were so hysterically funny that I would have to put the book down even the third or fourth time I read them.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0440404835?v=glance   (1266 words)

  
 Paddington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An early nineteenth century political rhyme comparing the stature of two politicians goes "''London is to Paddington as William Pitt the YoungerPitt is to Henry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthAddington/''".
Paddington Academy is being built on the site of North Westminster Community School at a cost of about £25million and is due to open next year.
The government is today (Tuesday) expected to scrap its £1.1bn Paddington healthcare and research campus PFI project.
www.infothis.com /find/Paddington   (521 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Special report: Paddington train crash
April 6: A train company involved in the Paddington rail crash was fined a record £2m at the Old Bailey yesterday for "serious omissions" in driver training which contributed to the head-on collision which left 31 dead and hundreds injured five years ago.
May 23, 2002: A new investigation into the Paddington crash was announced yesterday in a move which pleased victims' relatives by reviving the possibility of manslaughter charges against Railtrack executives.
December 19, 2000: Signals in the area of the Paddington rail crash were 'exceptionally difficult' for train drivers to read and did not comply with industry standards, the health and safety executive said yesterday.
www.guardian.co.uk /traincrash/0,2759,180785,00.html   (475 words)

  
 Paddington and the Grand Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With his suitcase full of marmalade sandwiches and Mrs Bird’s umbrella in case it rains, Paddington is ready for anything.
Paddington and the Grand Tour is published by Harper Collins in the UK and comes in either a hardback edition at £9.99 or paperback at £4.99.
You can find details of how to buy these and other Paddington books in the Where to Buy the Books section of this website.
www.paddingtonbear.com /en/1/facnewboo.mxs   (133 words)

  
 paddington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paddington was a bear who came from darkest Peru.
He got his name as he was found at Paddington Station with a label attached to himself marked 'Please Look After This Bear'.
In total eighteen Paddington Bear books were written as well as numerous picture books, pop ups and versions for younger children.
www.btinternet.com /~ajarvis/paddington.htm   (149 words)

  
 A Bear Called Paddington: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data
Paddington has the best of all worlds; he combines the naivet of a small child with the sophistication of an adult, plus ingredient "X"-his own peculiar brand of logic.
I hold the old-fashioned view that stories should have a beginning, a middle, and an end, and the hardest part with Paddington is not getting him into trouble-he does this of his own accord-but getting him out of it in a way which is morally justifiable; someone must always benefit from his misdeeds however tenuously.
Paddington definitely gets into a LOT of trouble, but he's so adorable and innocent, that his trouble is more like an adventure.
www.mysqlwebhosting.biz /stuff-0618150714.html   (1948 words)

  
 How to Buy a Paddington Bear - eHow.com
Paddington - eccentric and still resolutely English - is one of the world's classic bears.
The Padding Bear at Paddington Station retail stand, located on the concourse of London's Paddington Station, was opened by Michael Bond, the popular bear's creator, in 1994.
Paddington's 40th birthday was celebrated in 1998 with the introduction of a new book, "Paddington and the Christmas Surprise."
www.ehow.com /how_10421_buy-paddington-bear.html   (394 words)

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