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Dreams come in all types of packaging

Dreams come in all types of packaging.

Dreams come in all types of packaging.

From foreign lands to sailing across seas to this far away country to only have to embark on a journey across a vast land to the most isolated city in the world…oh yes, they have finally arrived in Perth!

Yes, my dreams came true in the form of a dirty brown box that arrived on my doorstep just as a thunderstorm was about to hit Perth. As I cut through the sticky tape and cracked open the cardboard box, the realisation hit me that I am officially a published author [insert expletive here, purely from the sheer disbelief].

In a way I feel slightly intimidated to be featured in a book with so many influential and inspiring authors. I am also stoked, overwhelmed and very, very happy.

Janine and her book

So I may be glowing, or it could be the sheen of sweat from the humidity – regardless, it’s a poignant moment in my life…something I never believed would actually happen. I still don’t actually!

I would like to say a big, heartfelt THANK YOU for sharing my journey over the last four years – especially since May 2014 when I decided to ditch the day job with no savings and no job to go to. Your support has meant the world to me, and I definitely couldn’t have done it without you.

Who knows where the future will lead us to…

Watch this space…

 

A Life worth living

 

  • Mackenzie Glanville
    February 3, 2015 at 3:11 am

    A huge congratulations again, you are a beautiful and inspirational woman and you deserve all this happiness and success! First of many books I am sure

    • Janine Ripper
      February 3, 2015 at 7:53 am

      Thank you kind lady 🙂 I can’t wait to read yours one day!

  • Penelope James
    February 3, 2015 at 11:20 am

    Congratulations on a great accomplishment! You will never forget the first time you appear in print!

    • Janine Ripper
      February 4, 2015 at 8:42 am

      Thanks so much Penelope. I certainly won’t 🙂 although I wish I had had a better day. It was kind of an anti-climax 🙁 But thats life!

  • Penelope James
    February 3, 2015 at 11:22 am

    Congratulations on a great accomplishment. You will never forget the first time you see your name in print!

  • Amy
    February 4, 2015 at 10:25 am

    congratulations!!! I’m looking forward to reading it.

  • Lisa Kniebe
    February 4, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Wonderful work Janine! I look forward to hearing about the next steps in your journey.

  • Marie
    February 10, 2015 at 5:50 am

    CONGRATS again!

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