Sarah McCarten


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When I don’t feel like a writer. A guest post for The Story Unfolding.

IMG_0142I feel like I need to start this post with the biggest apology. I feel like I’ve been neglecting this space for quite a while and I have no excuse really.

I have been busy. But you’re never too busy for the the thing you love are you? Let me assure you that while I’ve been away I’ve been plotting about what’s to come in this space and it’s good stuff. Honestly.

I’ll link you up to this guest post today and then in a couple of weeks I’ll dive in with the stuff I’ve been planning. I hope you won’t be disappointed.

Thank you so much for your support. It means the world to me. Truly.

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When I’m writing scared.

wild goslingsHello, apologies for being a little absent of late, I’ve been a bit busy, and also I’ve been a little reluctant to write this post. You see, I’m in a book and I’m ever so slightly nervous about that. For two reasons really, the first is, the book is about working with kids, and although I’m a nanny, I feel terribly out of my depth. The second reason is that I’m terrified of the people I’m writing with there. Continue reading


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What’s in a name? A guest post for threads.

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Today, the lovely people over at are hosting me.

If you haven’t seen it, you really must, it is unquestionably a work of genius on the part of the This Morning bosses.

I am, of course, referring to Katie Hopkins’ appearance on the show last week.

People were outraged, bemused, and entertained by the matter. I’ve never witnessed such a vast spectrum of people discussing a weekday morning television show. While I was perplexed by the situation, I was also a little enthralled. While I firmly believe that we shouldn’t stop children playing with other children solely on the strength of their names, I do think Hopkins might be on to something. Read more…

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You can only do you best. A guest post for Abby Norman.

Hello there. I’m so excited to be over at my friend Abby’s place today. Each Monday she’s hosting someone different in here Jesus at the Blackboard series. Abby is wonderful, she might be the most encouraging person I ever met on the internet.

I’m pretty sure the Gnostics are wrong and that Jesus and Mary Magdalene didn’t have children.* If they did though, I’m convinced they wouldn’t have sent them to a Christian School. In a where would Jesus school, I’m pretty sure an independent Christians school would score pretty low, but that’s exactly where my parents sent me. Continue reading here…

Thank you so much for reading it really does mean the world to me. I tweet and I’m pretty entertaining.


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When we experience things differently.

empty tube stationShe got back and she was so excited, she’d been with her brother and her mum to see one of these mega preachers, I won’t tell you his name, but it was in the late nineties and mega preachers were very impressive in those days.

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