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There is A Way Home

What do you do when life as you know it has ended and you have the chance of a new life? One way to deal with these unasked for opportunities is to go somewhere you’ve been drawn to and help build a house with your own hands. This is what Jillian did, and her book, […]

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Feeding the Page

A guest blog I wrote for Headland journal, in the midst of mud-making, helped me feel better about all the other things a writer needs to get done as well as writing… That’s one of the best things about being a writer – everything feeds the page: remorse, trout, my middle of the night hospital […]

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Jillian Sullivan’s Straw Bale House Building Adventure in Central Otago

New Zealand author Jillian Sullivan has built her own straw bale home in Central Otago. She had long dreamed about building her own home. When her situation changed dramatically a couple of years ago – her marriage ended, the last of her five children left home – Jillian decided the time was right to find […]

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