My Splendid Career As A Bear About Town

Dear fellow Baffled Ones, There may have been no ME, once. Imagine! No Mawson at all, fancy that!Then, one day I found myself sort of There. Yes, There I Was! I was sitting .. hmmm. Somewhere. .. hmm .. Where was it now? Oh yes, In a shop, that’s where. A shop like this one.Continue reading “My Splendid Career As A Bear About Town”

Thank You to Our Friends

Hello, it’s Me, Mawson, Writer-Bear. I would like to say thank all our new friends on the World Wide Wonderful Webby Place. There are artists, giraffes, dancers, poodles, photographers, ducks, gorillas, risk takers and girls who dare, Ellies and plumps and heffies, plushies, bunnies, lovers of oceans, squirrels, tricepatourous, musicians, gators, designers, sheep, geese, singers,owls,Continue reading “Thank You to Our Friends”

Mawson Tells about his book Dreamy Days and Random Naps

Dear fellow Baffled Ones, my latest book is about naps, dreams, wishes, naps, snacks, more naps, and daydreams. The blubber for it (whispered conference) .. Errr, no the Blot for it (more whispers), errr, it seems the bits on the back are called the Blurb. What a baffling word to use. Well, this is whatContinue reading “Mawson Tells about his book Dreamy Days and Random Naps”

Office Ratty Makes Wise Investments

The story so far: Pirate Rake deposited some of his treasure in a safe place. Office Ratty happened along and found it. He resolved to keep it safe. He invested a small bit of it in a brightly coloured piece of cardboard. He won some more treasure than what he had invested. Scratching the cardboardContinue reading “Office Ratty Makes Wise Investments”

Readers Favourite 5 stars for: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers’ Favorite. This review has been copied from the Readers Favourite website. It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In, by Mawson, is a book for children of all ages written by Mawson Bear, who is otherwise known as Mark O’Dwyer. ‘A bear’s world is bright and shiny, and filledContinue reading “Readers Favourite 5 stars for: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In”

Office Ratty Vows to Keep The Treasure Safe

Office Ratty was looking for raspberry jam and cheese one day when he found treasure instead. Lots and lots of treasure. Ratty nibbled on the treasure trove. It was certainly not edible. A pity. Even so, Something Would Have To Be Done. He decided that he must keep the trove safe for until its mysteriousContinue reading “Office Ratty Vows to Keep The Treasure Safe”

Whimsical Gift Books for Frazzled Grownups

Mawson’s Guardian says: Greetings to so many new followers. Welcome to Mawson Bear’s Blob. Here you will see wholesome things of interest to bears, teddies, plushies, artists, writers, and all who love them. (Writers and artists need love too. All Stuffies know this.) Mawson is a Writer-Bear , as you know, one of the veryContinue reading “Whimsical Gift Books for Frazzled Grownups”

Lionel, Pt 9: The Guardians See Manta Rays

All the underwater pictures in this post are by courtesy of Tom Cannon Photography and Film. Tom has lived in the Coral Bay Area for six years and is an enthusiast of the marvels of the Ningaloo fringing reef and of all marine life. He was with us that day taking pics. The story soContinue reading “Lionel, Pt 9: The Guardians See Manta Rays”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 8: The Guardians Snorkel Over Coral

The story so far: Lionel, excited by seeing pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, decided to seek his long lost fore-lions. He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth to Geraldton, Western Australia, then onward to the Shark Bay heritage region (Part 4 ) where they saw wild emus. Finally they arrived at Coral Bay (PartContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 8: The Guardians Snorkel Over Coral”

Office Ratty finds Treasure

One day, Pirate Rake was rowing about in his magnificent ship which was filled to the gunnels with his treasure. “Arrrrrgh”, growled he, in a most piratical kind of voice. “My magnificent ship is filled to the gunnels with treasure. If a mighty storm blows up, I could sink! I must hide some of myContinue reading “Office Ratty finds Treasure”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 7, Against The Wind

The story so far: Inspired by pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, Lionel decided he had to search for his long lost fore-lions (In Part 2) . He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth to Geraldton, Western Australia (in Part 3 ) then journeyed on. to the Shark Bay heritage region (in Part 4 )Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 7, Against The Wind”