Sunday, 4 September 2016

Man, 23, spends thousands on the world’s biggest Mr Men collection… and now plans to open a theme park

Mr Men CollectionTHIS is the man who’s splashed thousands of pounds on the world’s biggest Mr Men collection – and now he plans to open a Mr Men THEME PARK.
23-year-old Ben Daly has spent nearly two decades collecting anything and everything to do with the childhood classic – and now he’s got almost 3,000 items in his impressive collection.Ben and his parents, Kate and Jerry, have spent the best part of £20,000 on the collection over the years – and Kate has even taken out special insurance for it to the tune of £35,000.
Ben, who has autism and Asperger’s Syndrome, fell in love with Mr Men after mum Kate starting reading them to him when he was just a tot – and he’s been obsessed ever since.
Ben, from Eastbourne, East Sussex, explained: “Mum used to read me the books, as she had loved them as a child – she said they were the only thing she could draw easily!
“Since then I’ve been hooked.-read more

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