Christmas Parties at Rosewill Cottage

Posted by Dawn McLean on Friday, October 26, 2012 In : Rosewill Cottage 
Christmas Party packages available at Rosewill Cottage

Fantastic opportunity to celebrate Christmas with your family, friends or colleagues at Rosewill Cottage.

You can create a gift set for yourself or to give as a present this Christmas.

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Good-bye Millbrooke!

Posted by Dawn McLean on Monday, September 17, 2012 In : Mumpreneur 

49-51 Scrogg Road soon to be demolished

I was four-ish when we moved into the house where my Mum still lives. Across the road was Millbrooke a grand old building which used to be a Dr Banardo's home and a smaller more modest building (No.49) next door. A lady who lived further down the street used to tell my brother and I stories about the children who lived there and how grand the building was. That it used to be a happy place with children's laughter. It's strange that it closed down in 1965...

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We want your Mail Art for our exhibition!

Posted by Dawn McLean on Thursday, August 23, 2012 In : Rosewill Cottage 

We want to have no room, no room on our party room wall!

Being a crafty bunch or people we have decided to revive the 1960s cultural movement that is Mail Art in a bid to have something innovative and unique for our party room wall. It is a decent size space so there will be room for everyone in our creative participatory exhibition.

Unfortunately we require a few simple house rules.

The theme is "The Mad Hatter's Tea Party"
Your design must be on an envelope or a postcard and mailed to t...

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Moving to pastures new

Posted by Dawn McLean on Friday, August 17, 2012 In : Rosewill Cottage 

Building a Creative Hothouse

It was with deep sadness that I handed in my notice to the landlords of the Park View shop but there is no time to wallow in the doldrums. We are moving to our new shop based on 148 Tynemouth Road, North Shields near the fish quay and the law courts, in three weeks time. We plan to be open there on Monday 3 September after closing Park View down on Saturday 1 September 2012.

Click on our new logo to go to a photo album of work in progress on the new shop

We too...

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What a Calamity!

Posted by Dawn McLean on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 In : Mumpreneur 

This is a very long post dedicated to my version of the #toonflood nightmare

Walking Rosie to school this morning was a bit of a humbling experience.

A neighbour's livingroom in the garden waiting collection

I don’t often walk Rosie to school but I don’t have a car at the moment as my husband needs to use it for reasons you shall see later. Whilst walking past the gardens of our not so fortunate neighbours we could see their flood damaged carpets, laminate flooring, furniture and be...

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