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Ship Shape Shops

Posted by Dawn McLean on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, In : Rosewill Cottage 

The high street – From a different perspective

I had my eyes opened last night whilst watching ‘Titanic 100 Mystery Solved’ so I thought I should share my thoughts.

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My brother has been infatuated with this luxury white star liner since he was little and has always updated me on the latest theories but what this latest Titanic programme stated in its summary made me think about things a little diffe...


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The true beneficiaries of Rosewill Cottage

Posted by Dawn McLean on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, In : Mumpreneur 

Let me introduce you to my lovely family...


"Rosie Ribbons" who simply wants to be happy and run Mummy's shop. I'm not sure what Sarah-Jane would think of that concept though. I love both of my children to smitherenes. Rosewill is a combination of their two names. The fine young fella in the background is my long suffering husband! Since I set up my shop I've hardly seen them, I work so hard to hopefully provide a better lifestyle for them all and as a thank you I have received a lot of white ...


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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Posted by Dawn McLean on Monday, February 20, 2012, In : Mumpreneur 


Picture: DAVID KJAER / SOLENT via The Telegraph

Misconceptions


Most cuckoos are gorgeous looking birds and the majority of this species actually raise their own young, but it is correct that a few members of the species are in fact brood parasites and will happily lay their eggs in another kind hearted birds nest. It's nothing personal they just can't be bothered to build their own nest and look after their own.

However, it has taking this little fact about a couple of cuckoo species for them ...


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Mary Portas - Queen of the High Street

Posted by Dawn McLean on Friday, December 16, 2011, In : Mumpreneur 

The musings of a Mumpreneur....

Britain used to be a nation of shop keepers and those of us that are sticking it out through the most drastic times in retail history were waiting with baited breath to find out what Mary Portas would recommend in her high street report. I for one was disappointed with what I read, but there again I read it in a national newspaper and this was my big mistake. Mary's report is very insightful and amazingly optimistic. Just like me?!

I am by no stretch of the ima...


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