January 18 was A.A.Milne’s birthday and co-incidentally (or not), I received an email from a company called The Collectionary asking me whether I would be interested in talking about their collection of memorabilia.
In their words:
The Collectionary was built because we wanted to create a Dictionary of everything in the world that people collect.
There are hundreds of e-commerce sites, but there is no dedicated place where you can learn about different items.
Whether it’s the history, facts, or unique attributes about a particular collectible or item, we want to give people a place to learn about the collectibles they love.
I went through their website and stumbled across the sweetest Winnie the Pooh memorabilia that I was just drooling all over my keyboard. Remember I am such a big fan of the books and the characters that I have nicknamed my son Piglet.
I know these items will probably look super-cheesy to a lot of people. But Winnie the Pooh was my childhood love and I have never quite outgrown it. I tried to share my enthusiasm with Snubnose but she just can’t understand how I love characters like Winnie the Pooh and Piglet and Eeyore far more than Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty or Ariel.
Sigh! Will probably wait for Piglet to grow a bit more and see if he sees the same charm in them.
I did not receive any compensation from The Collectionary. They emailed me a standard press release and asked me to post it. But I just couldn’t help getting enthusiastic over their collections that I threw away the document and just wrote down my honest thoughts.
Btw, they also have quite a nice collection for Alice in Wonderland lovers. So, if you are interested, do check out their site.