Meet Mawson’s Cousin, Sir Peregrine Flaxton-Pauncefoot

Fellow Baffled Ones, Meet my esteemed cousin, Sir Peregrine Flaxton-Pauncefoot  (“Do call me Perry, old chaps”). These days Sir Peregrine, umm, Perry,  resides in Queensland, Australia, lolling among cushions, accepting cuddles, pondering about dapper bow ties, perusing literature and sampling certain particular types of grape juice. When Perry first arrived in this country, though, he had […]

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My Splendid Career As A Bear About Town

Dear fellow Baffled Ones, There may have been no ME, once. No Mawson at all, fancy that! Then, one day I found myself sort of There. Yes, There I Was! I was sitting .. hmm .. Where was it now? In a shop, that’s where. I heard a cry well up from deep down in […]

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Whoosh Control is Ready to Whirl

Fellow Baffled Ones, As every one knows, it takes the bravest of the brave to get an annual wash.  Our Scotland the Brave here demonstrates his own procedure. We do not recommend this for fellow Baffled Ones at home. Ready for whoosh-off. Me, Mawson: Wash Control to Scotty: You don’t have to do this. Grubby […]

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Mawson Bear’s bright world of friends

‘Jamaica, Bhutan, Armenia, Morocco, Greece, Nepal, Canada, Belgium?’ Umm, Yes. Here they are. ‘Scotland, Japan, Russia, France, Korea, Iceland, Norway?’ Oh, indeed, yes. ‘Brazil, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Georgia, New Zealand?’ Let’s see .. Those too. ‘Kazakstan, Kenya, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Turkey, Finland?’ All of them yes. Keep going, Mawson. ‘Umm Bearistan, Hippoland, […]

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It isn’t easy being a Writer Bear

Dear fellow Baffled Ones, We bears discovered that to make a book just right, there must be lots of pondering, writing, editing and, shudder, revision. It is all so much that I keep falling into naps. My helpers are not falling into naps at all. They are making sure they have remembered all the things […]

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

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers’ Favorite. 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 filled with infinite possibility, but sometimes waiting for that special someone […]

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Frilly still getting Wardrobed and Made Up

Fellow Baffled Ones, Wardrobe still aren’t finished getting Frilly ready. They looked at hats. They looked at clothes. They looked at bags. They looked at Props. And they’re still keeping her there. It seems you need the patience of a bear to be a star in photos. Here she is with Tartan Scarf and Bonnet, […]

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Props, Script, Cameras, Action .. Action .. Umm, Action?

Hello Fellow Baffled Ones, There is going to be 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 […]

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Who left behind those forlorn bears in hotel rooms?

(More on the Travelodge survey.) Over half of the 6000 British hotel-staying survey-respondents still had a teddy bear from their childhood. The average age of these bears was 27 years old. (Clearly they were long kept and much loved.) Fourteen per cent of parents surveyed said they had passed down their favourite teddy bear to […]

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