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Se7en’s Fabulous Fun #260

January 19th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Gotta love Summer weekends, filled with swimming and sunshine…

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Lovely Links from This Week

  1. The Camping Master List of all Times on Hugo and Elsa… This may make you want to take a vacation, right now!!!
  2. Don’t you love a beautiful Command Centre… The Inspired Room does too!!
  3. And About Blogging: Tots 100 Interview with Lucy Heath, of Captured by Lucy…. it’s a good read.
  4. The most useful and practical post I have ever seen when thinking about putting a Care Package together for a friend, on my homespun threads.
  5. Just the Idea of this Project: This Guy Took A Photo Every time he saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway.
  6. Here is food for thought: 9 Things You Need to Know about Widows, on The Gospel Coalition.
  7. So you feel like finally interpreting those Google Analytics forever… The Problogger has the answer…
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    It’s less than a month until International Book Giving Day…

    And the se7en + 1th link:

  9. A Blast From the Past: And here are a couple of links to posts, this week, from previous years:


Book of the Week

Crashland, by Sean Williams: Is the second in a trilogy of futuristic teen reads, set in a time and space that is very different to our own. The main player is a tenacious seventeen year old gal called Claire Hill, who claims to be real. She has to claim this because she lives in a world of clones. It is a complicated world, filled with complicated things but as long as you stick with the main character you will be able to see your way through. There is a little love, there is a lot of technology and heaps of action. Just as you need to know more, it ends. These books have to be read fast and furiously, but they raise deep questions that the world and especially teens are grappling with, so you will think about the issues long after you have read them. Despite being part of a trilogy, the book can be read as a stand-alone.

Crashland was given to us for review purposes by Penguin books South Africa, we were not paid for this review and the opinions expressed are our own.

That’s us… Hope your weekend has been a fabulous one and we are so looking forward to another week of blogging with you all… not to mention a GiveAway or Two…

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8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Christi {Jealous Hands} // Jan 19, 2015 at 1:42 am

    I always enjoy these “fabulous ” posts, but this week I especially loved the links about care baskets & widows – both are applicable & timely for me right now. Thank you for taking the time to share.

    Enjoy your summer nights! xo

  • 2 se7en // Jan 19, 2015 at 2:11 am

    Oh Christi, Those posts were so practical and useful and there have been times when I really could have used them in the past. It is really good to know how to go alongside folk in a way that is helpful. Wishing you all the best, and thinking of you this week.

  • 3 Rachel // Jan 19, 2015 at 2:47 am

    Oh, I love when you post!

    The first link took me to the guy who took photos of books….but you did lead me to google hugo and elsa’s camping list — and you’re right! It’s time to go camping!
    Rachel´s last blog post ..Double Entendre

  • 4 se7en // Jan 19, 2015 at 2:59 am

    Oh Rachel, Thank you so much… I fixed the link, really thanks for pointing that out and don’t they just make it all look so glorious!!! Hope you have the best week ever!!!

  • 5 cat@jugglingact // Jan 19, 2015 at 10:32 am

    Oh I love that happy photo
    cat@jugglingact´s last blog post ..When you really want to go to the Spur for your birthday but they are not allowed to sing to you.

  • 6 se7en // Jan 19, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    Thanks Cat, I may never achieve the perfect pic of my gang… but we sure will have fun trying to get it!!! Hope you have a great week!!!

  • 7 Wendy Young // Jan 19, 2015 at 9:07 pm

    Thank you for the link to the cancer care package. I have two friends busy with Chemo at the moment and this is something that I know they will appreciate besides for the meals we take.
    Wendy Young´s last blog post ..Taking a break

  • 8 se7en // Jan 20, 2015 at 8:49 am

    Hi Wendy, Isn’t that Care Package post the best, so thoughtful and so practical. It is so good to hear what folk really need, rather than what we think they need. I completely love it. And thank you for stopping by, I hope you have a fabulous day!!!

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