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Jackie Sarah Parry

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Originally from the UK, Jackie is now an adopted Australian. She grew up with horses in the UK until her world was shattered with a heart-breaking bereavement. Disillusioned with life she ran away to Australia and met and married Noel. They decided to buy a boat and set sail. So within her first year living in a foreign land, she was getting used to a foreign husband, and a foreign life on board!

Mariah II took Jackie & Noel around the world. Pyewacket II (purchased in San Francisco) took them across the Pacific Ocean for a second time on a more southerly route. Adventures include The Great Loop in the USA plus Canada’s Great Lakes and the French Canals.

As a commercial skipper Jackie has worked internationally, and has been a Marine Rescue s
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Jackie Sarah Parry As yet I haven't suffered with writer's block. I have so many ideas and thoughts that I am lucky enough to keep tapping those keys.... there is a down…moreAs yet I haven't suffered with writer's block. I have so many ideas and thoughts that I am lucky enough to keep tapping those keys.... there is a downside though, it's hard to shut my brain off!(less)
Jackie Sarah Parry From the work aspect - being my own boss. From the creative aspect, making black words on white paper 'sing' and that incredible feeling when you hold…moreFrom the work aspect - being my own boss. From the creative aspect, making black words on white paper 'sing' and that incredible feeling when you hold your published book!(less)
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Description: With over 1,800 tips, tricks, words of wisdom and ideas on cruising, interspersed with more than 100 short stories, Cruisers’ AA provides all the advice you need to go cruising NOW and improve your life on board. With great ideas on voyage preparation, piracy, pets, kids, communication, health, boat handling, electrics, equipment, fun & games, maintenance & repairs and so much more, it will show you how to significantly enhance your cruising life.
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Jackie Parry Jackie Parry said: " A roller-coaster read

Here’s a lady with enormous human spirit and a knack to laugh at herself.

Told with searing honesty, Kathryn takes you on a journey of love, loss, heartache, joy and redemption5. Her most intimate decisions are shared, discussed,
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Destiny's Gold by Pamela Grimm
"Huzzah! What a wonderful book, so descriptive I could see the characters and the ports! A clever storyline that weaved and wobbled,taking me into this old seafaring world and left me wanting more of Capt Jane! I loved her and her crew! A book that’s " Read more of this review »
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Of Foreign Build by Jackie Sarah Parry
"After the heartbreaking loss of her partner, Martin, Jackie flees the UK to Australia where she meets Noel. After spending time together they fall in love and decide to buy the Mariah II and set sail around the world.
Jackie must learn along the way " Read more of this review »
The Quilt by Rochelle Carlton
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How to Breed Sheep, Geese and English Eccentrics by Valerie Poore
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Oh My!
I’ve read most of Valerie’s books and so far, for me, this is the best. Five stars is simply not enough – it doesn’t come close.
I laughed out loud, giggled, gasped, smiled (and tried to sympathise, but it was just too funny!). What I adored abo
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One of its Legs are Both the Same by Mike Cavanagh
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A unique and absorbing story.
I really got where Mike was coming from. I am not sure if it’s because I, too, live in NSW or because, like the author, I have a lust for living an alternative lifestyle.
But it doesn’t matter. The point is, this is a grea
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I’ve been looking forward to Rochelle Carlton’s next book in the Beach and Beyond series because she has a natural ability to write in a comfortable rhythm, without all guns blazing, but with enough adventure to keep you thoroughly absorbed.
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