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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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Handcrafty Beggars: Make Scents

Posted by Dawn McLean on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Handcrafty Beggars 

Pop Up Shops at Rosewill Cottage

It's been a long time since I wrote our last blog piece and there is simply no reason for this to be the case as there is a lot going on behind the scenes at Rosewill Cottage which we could have blogged about, it's just we've been short on time.

We've secured some really good booking from the North Tyneside Art Studio at the Linskell Centre, North Shields. We've also taken a few bookings from
care homes in Newcastle upon Tyne to compliment the bookings we hav...


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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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