A Celebrant’s Guide: The Five Elements

There isn’t a human being on this Earth who isn’t impacted by the five elements in some way. The Five Elements offers celebrants and officiants the opportunity to engage in a conscious exploration of the way elements exist in our personal lives and how we can creatively and thoughtfully imbue our ceremonies with them both […]

The Discrimination-Free Celebrant

From the moment we start becoming aware of the world around us, we are socially conditioned to make judgements about other people.   The Discrimination-Free Celebrant shows that it’s not enough for a celebrant to add a rainbow logo to their website and social media and say they’re inclusive. True inclusivity is about recognising where we hold […]

The Gentle Celebrant’s Guide: Funerals for Children

“Wow. What a beautiful book.” Lianne Downey, The Social Celebrant Funerals for Children is a heart-felt offering to those celebrants and ministers working with grieving families. This book is an exploration of spaces: the space we, as celebrants, hold for others; the myriad spaces that a person inhabits when they experience the death of a child; […]

The Soapmaker

The soaps from Dragonfly Cottage are highly sought after for their ability to change people’s lives. Grace Lysander, a third-generation soapmaker, crafts artisan botanical soaps from her studio in rural Cumbria. Homesick for Australia, and balancing her life as a single mother alongside a thriving business, she knows that there’s no point being a soapmaker […]

Forever in Blue Jeans

Blue Jeans loves his life in the city with five-year-old Lily, but when she outgrows him he’s sent to her cousin in the countryside. Everything about his new life is different, but before long he learns to love living there. The following year, he’s no longer needed. What will happen to him? Educational themes: moving, […]

Recipe for Love

On the same day that Mahalia Mason moved to her late grandfather’s country homestead, she was reunited with the neighbour, Beau Candler, a Bluegrass country music producer. The last time she saw him, she was just seventeen. Despite the passing years, and her career success as a chef, Mahalia never got over her teenage crush. […]

House of Hearts

Self-made millionaire, Simon Beaudin, is on sabbatical to finish his book on recession-proof businesses. The boutique shop House of Hearts in Rainbow Valley is recommended as a possible option. The name of the business is enough to turn him off, but when he meets Soraya Juniper, the successful business owner, he’s completely turned on and he’ll do […]

Love in a Scottish Storm

Liesel Eather has just one thing to do before she gets married: travel around Europe. And she insists on going alone. When Liesel drives up to the private castle of Isaac Heathfield, ignoring all the Do Not Trespass signs, she tells herself it’s the last adventure before getting married. Isaac is in no mood for […]