“His name is Ted and he was given to me by my Nan who is no longer with us. My parents split up when I was younger and I lived with my Dad who frequently moved from house to house, and although many things were thrown away or lost in transit, Ted was not. He was and remains the one true constant in my life.

I lived with my Nan and looked after her and as such Ted reminds me of her and of stability. She is gone now, but her memory lives on in Ted. He may have bits missing and is kept out of sight when he is not travelling with me, but I know he is near…”