Bears in Shops Just Want To Go Home

There you are. A bear. A plushie. A stuffie. You need someone to love you. But they haven’t found you yet. You sit. In the shop. Behind the glass. You look your best. You wait. ‘Take me home!” you call, as quietly as imagination. ‘Take me Home”.   This Teddy Bear Shop is the veryContinue reading “Bears in Shops Just Want To Go Home”

Gustav and the Ironing

Greetings fellow Baffled Ones, My name is Gustav.  I like words and poems. And I like the ironing. Ironing is so peaceful. I can sit and watch it all day long. You have wandered into Mawson Bear’s web-den.  Between naps in gardens, Mawson ponders about Baffling Things. He is the Writer-Bear of It’s A Bright WorldContinue reading “Gustav and the Ironing”

A Ponder About Life, by Mawson

Fellow Baffled Ones, Could life be .. .. just lots of interruptions … .. between snoozes .. .. in a garden? You have wandered into Mawson Bear’s web-den.  Between naps in gardens, Mawson ponders about Baffling Things. He is the Writer-Bear of It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In . “The book brings back suchContinue reading “A Ponder About Life, by Mawson”

Listening: A Guide for Bears

Fellow Baffled Ones, Everybody needs a listener sometimes. It’s grand to be trusted to be the listen-ee, Umm the hearing-er-er, Bother, the umm, friend who will listen. Sometimes a friend won’t even know where to start. You can be a good listener then just by waiting. If you don’t know what to say to them,Continue reading “Listening: A Guide for Bears”

Frilly: Nervous Explorer, Unlikely Heroine

Fellow Baffled Ones,  soon your Writer-Bear (that’s Me!) will have more than One book in the wide, bright world. I expect it will be book Number … ummm … some sort of number … tricky things, numbers are … Just a moment please .. [Mawson’s Guardian, whispers: Your “second” book, Mawson. That means its “NumberContinue reading “Frilly: Nervous Explorer, Unlikely Heroine”

Nana Scrappy, by Ryan Cochrane

“Life was good, Nana Scrappy was thinking to herself as she poured another cup of herbal tea.” Mawson’s Guardian Mark says: With her lovely house, her careful routines, and her beautiful garden cared for by Eugene O’Squirrel, Nana’s life is indeed good. She is even going to be awarded for her superb home grown cabbages.Continue reading “Nana Scrappy, by Ryan Cochrane”

Story Board Conference for ‘She Ran Away From Love’

Hello fellow Baffled Ones, Director Scotland the Brave called a Conference. All the Pictures to go in my book got pondered about. Again. All the Words that go along with the Pictures were talked about. Again. This is called (shudder) Revison and (gulp) Editing. Frilly listened intently because she is the star. I already didContinue reading “Story Board Conference for ‘She Ran Away From Love’”

Behind the Wardrobe. The making of She Ran Away From Love, by Mawson

Fellow Baffled Ones, ‘Wardrobe’ took a long time to finish ward-robing Frilly to get her ready for the photos in She Ran Away From Love. They looked at hats. They looked at clothes. They looked at bags. They looked at Props. Then they got out brushes and potions. Here she is with Tartan Scarf andContinue reading “Behind the Wardrobe. The making of She Ran Away From Love, by Mawson”

Frilly’s Fashionable Hats in She Ran Away From Love

Fellow Baffled Ones,  When Frilly starred in my book, She Ran Away From Love, the Wardrobe Bears asked her to try on hats. I’ve asked about these ‘Bears of the Wardrobe’. Apparently, it does not mean that my fellow bears have wandered into Narnia. (Wouldn’t that have been exciting. ) ‘Wardrobe’ is the job thatContinue reading “Frilly’s Fashionable Hats in She Ran Away From Love”

Script, Cameras, Action .. umm, Action?

Hello Fellow Baffled Ones, There is a NEW book by Me, Mawson Bear. It’s called, She Ran Away From Love. It’s about a Quest and .. Well, you can see hints here. It takes all sorts of fuss (between naps) to make a book. Much pondering was pondered by Me, Mawson, about The Words. ThenContinue reading “Script, Cameras, Action .. umm, Action?”

Camera troubles Behind the scenes of She Ran Away From Love

Fellow Baffled Ones, here are pictures from when we made She Ran Away From Love. Our Tech Bears, Professor Bree and helper Elliot Bear are having bothers with their cameras. They are looking at them a lot. They are taking bits out. They are putting bits back. But they are not taking photos. So theContinue reading “Camera troubles Behind the scenes of She Ran Away From Love”

Choosing the Explore Bag for She Ran Away From Love, by Mawson

Fellow Baffled Ones, Here are some Behind The Scenes pictures about the book by Me, Mawson Bear, called She Ran Away From Love. ‘Behind-the-scenes pictures’ is a baffling thing to say because we are all in the scenes that we’re making the scenes of .. behind of … Umm … No, we’re in the scenesContinue reading “Choosing the Explore Bag for She Ran Away From Love, by Mawson”

Heart of Brass, by Felicity Banks, first of the Antipodean Queen series

Heart of Brass by Felicity Banks is published by Odyssey Books , “where books are an adventure”. This book certainly is an adventure! AND you get a bonus story in a Choose Your Own Adventure supplement. More about that soon. Society doesn’t allow young men to marry science experiments. Straight from that first line we steam intoContinue reading “Heart of Brass, by Felicity Banks, first of the Antipodean Queen series”