Monthly Archives: March 2011


Mirror by Jeannie Baker is the story of one day in the life of two families who live on different sides of the world.  One is set in the Valley of Roses in Southern Morocco, the other is set in … Continue reading

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On books and bookstores

Twenty three years ago, I was heavy with child – my first child.  I didn’t have much stuff for this new baby  – very few clothes, or anything really, but I had a shelf  crammed full of picture books ready … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley

Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley are friends.  Really great friends.  This is a story about friendship and despite the differences between them, they appreciate the differences in each other.  I discovered this book at the end of last year while … Continue reading

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Growing Faith

Here is a picture of three generations of Christian women.  Growing Faith in action.  My Mum, my aunt, my sister, my daughter and me….  The legacy that an older woman can pass onto the younger woman – and then the … Continue reading

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A new Sarahs postcard snap

I have created a new blog for totally random reasons but I thought I would start with a photo of poppies as they are one of my favourite flowers.  A bunch of poppies can look quite ugly until the flower … Continue reading

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