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- Rosie Boom
An exciting morning for me! The two advance copies of my new book, My Heart Overflows, arrived in the post! The others are en route to NZ on a ship, due to arrive June 7th. It will be available for purchase on my online store then. The book is a daily devotional. I’ll paste the preface below so you can get a feel of the book…. read more | 1 Comment
For those of you who have enjoyed The Barn Chronicles I thought I’d do a wee update on the barn. Ever since we moved out of it we’ve had friends or family living there. My brother Peter and his wife Raewyn have just moved out – they lived there for over a year while helping us care for Mum before she died. Since becoming vacant I’ve had a… read more | 2 Comments
Thought I should post some pics of my amazing time in China. It was a very busy time – we hit the ground running and had visited four cities in five days…Shanghai, Kunshan, Nanjing and Beijing. I got quite sick in my last week unfortunately but still managed to visit the amazing Summer Palace, the Forbidden City and of course the Great Wall. Even managed to get a few inches read more | 2 Comments
In less than two weeks I’m heading with a friend to go to China for a fortnight. We’re going to be talking with lots of mums to encourage them in their parenting. I’ve been trying to make sure all my ebooks are up and running – too tricky trying to take a whole lot of books with me!
I’m really looking forward to meeting the people and also seeing… read more | 1 Comment
Some good news today. Where the River Rises has just been named a finalist in the 2014 Australasian CALEB Children’s Book Award. That means each of the four books in The Barn Chronicles has either been a winner or a finalist in the awards.
Today was the first year anniversary of Dad’s death. I can hardly believe it. John came up from Auckland and we four siblings had a wonderful lunch at Reva’s at the town basin – a place where Dad loved to go and look at the boats.
Then we went to the grave. What a beautiful place Maunu Cemetery is – stone walls, huge stands of trees read more
Oh, wow! I’ve just watched Jules Riding and Katie singing Surrender on YouTube. Must confess I cried as I watched it.