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For Kathreen…

May 18th, 2013 · 12 Comments

I was absolutely devastated to hear of the awful accident and the loss of my friend Kathreen and her husband, at WhipUp. Good friends, we swapped posts from time to time and emailed frequently. Our daughters are friends across the ocean. Honestly I am so deeply sad and do not have words to say. Only […]

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Anthony Horowitz Reveals His Cabinet of Curiosities to Se7en+1.

May 16th, 2013 · 15 Comments

If you mention Anthony Horowitz in our house then all ears perk up. When we heard he would be in Cape Town for the Franschhoek Literary Festival we were so excited. And when PanMacmillan South Africa asked us if we would like to interview him… it was a unanimous “YES”… and then we waited months […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Our Events · Reviews

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today… Well Yesterday Actually…

April 26th, 2013 · 39 Comments

Let’s just say I am not always the best at remembering significant dates, but I have wanted to write that post title for so long. Then again, who has something significant to write about from twenty whole years ago… but it feels like yesterday… What is it about all the significant things that happen in […]

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Happy Brilliant Birthday Hood #3…

April 10th, 2013 · 21 Comments

To our sweet gal… Happy Brilliant Birthday… To the girl with the ready smile… To the reader of so many many many books… To our explorer of note… To the girl that runs like the wind… To the girl who is the best big sister… To the girl who thought she would only ever have […]

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Se7en + 1 is 3.5…

March 30th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Our youngest son… is three and a half today. We have a youngest child – he has claimed the spot… and he has earned it, with so many “parents” and so many authorities watching his every move he manages to hold his own!!! Se7en + 1 things he is wild about: Books… reading, being read […]

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Tags: babies · Home Truths · Kids · Our Events · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en + 1 Are Really Building A Library Book By Book…

February 28th, 2013 · 6 Comments

On the 14 of February was International Book Giving Day and we launched a challenge to our readers to raise a library book by book for a small township school. Last week we posted an update for you as well as a list of Book Giving Projects from all over the world… And I thought […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths · Our Events

Happy Birthday to Hood #7 and Welcome to the World of Five…

January 17th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Can this be that our second youngest child is five already… hold on to your hats folks because time is flying past!!! In the middle of the Sketchbook Project deadline we cleared the decks for cake… I can not believe this little one is already five… but the candles wouldn’t lie… This gal can handle […]

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