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Se7en’s Readers Have Raised Another Library Book by Book…

May 12th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Since World Book Giving Day earlier this year we have been collecting books, sent to us by our readers from all over the world. We cannot thank you all enough. I always say at the start of our library project that you can build a library book by book… and then I worry just a […]

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International Book Day… And a Last Call for Books…

April 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

So the 23 April is the day that is traditionally celebrated as Shakespeare’s Day… recognising the day he was born and the day that he died. In fact this day is International World Book Day on account of that great birthday. We live in a home full of books, our children are surrounded by books […]

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Earth Day, and Life a Year After a Trip to Zambia…

April 23rd, 2016 · 4 Comments

It’s Earth Day and always a reason for us to celebrate. We have always been somewhat environmentally friendly. A couple of years ago I wrote a post, I never intended to be a Green Mother… but somewhat green we have been. Last year I went on an epic and very green adventure, I traveled to […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Family Travel · Green Living

It’s Human Rights Day And We Need Your Help to Build a Library…

March 22nd, 2016 · 17 Comments

Today is Human Right’s Day in South Africa… a great reason to have a public holiday and celebrate how far South Africa has come since the arrival of our Bill of Rights in 1997, and yet a sobering reminder of how far we still have to go. In a country where the gap between the […]

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We Need Your Help to Build a Library: Where in the World Can a Book Take You?

March 10th, 2016 · 6 Comments

So Our Book Giving Day Project has launched and books are slowly starting to arrive. Our dream is to fill up these shelves with books that will encourage children to read and inspire them dream to dreams and to follow them through. Where in the World Can You Go in a Book? Have you ever […]

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International Book Giving Day… The Se7en Community Will Be Building Another Library…

February 14th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Today is International Book Giving Day, one of our favourite days of the year… One of the most fantastic things about blogging is that you cannot blog in isolation. A blog is always part of a community. Once a year, together with our community of readers we like to create a library for children that […]

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Sunday Snippet: Se7en + 1 Bible Verses To Encourage A LifeStyle of Volunteering

February 8th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Recently a friend with little kids asked about volunteering as a family, she wanted to know the how and the why of volunteering, even with small children in tow. And most of the folk reading our blog will understand that the help of small children can often be a lot less helpful than we would […]

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