Behind the Scenes

Welcome to Jera’s Jamboree.

Hi, I’m Shaz, owner of Jera’s Jamboree.  Home life is important to me as it’s my sanctuary!  Our rescue dog Taz brings plenty of love and laughter to our home.  It’s hard for me to believe he’s lived with us for 9 years (he doesn’t look that old and is still really playful).

I’ve been married for 29 years and have two sons in their early 20’s.  One has flown the nest and lives in Oxford but we still do plenty together as a family throughout the year and still manage one family holiday each year.

I work part-time as an Inclusion Lead in a local school and I’m a qualified dyslexia therapist and massage therapist.  I’m passionate about my job! I’m part of the operational board for my Local Authority Early Help and strongly believe in giving children and parents tools to build their resilience.  I’m excited about multi-agency working and although a way to go yet, we’re moving in the right direction.

Parkview Creative is a collaboration with my youngest son.

You’ll find me unwinding with a book (and maybe a glass of wine!), out and about in the woods, down the beach or with a crochet hook in hand.

Taz our rescue dog

Taz

Sam and Alfie

Family

Shaz Goodwin

Shaz

Jera is not my name.  It’s the rune of harvest, reward and the cycle of seasons.   Jera represents the 12 months of the year and implicit in that is movement, change and natural development.  It’s a rune I identify with and so there was no hesitation in naming my blog in 2011!  Jera is pronounced “Yehr-ah.”

On Jera’s Jamboree you will find a mix of posts with the focus on helping you to unwind – time out from the pressures of everyday life.

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Contact me on  shaz-goodwin@jerasjamboree.co.uk

Guest Reviewers

 

I have been a guest reviewer for just over a year, as I think Shaz first noticed my obsession when she caught me walking to work with my nose in a book. I always travel with a book and have loved reading ever since my dad read to me at bedtime. Being a mummy of a one year old I have recently made it a priority to find time to read, as I missed it during the new born stage! Since he was nine weeks I have read Harry Potter every night at bedtime and am currently reading Deathly Hallows. Apart from reading I love walking, running and spending time outside. History has always been a great passion, especially the Tudor era, and I fondly remember the visits to castle and stately homes with my family. I have also acquired a love of baking from my mum and grandmother and adore watching anything with Mary Berry.

 

Jera's Jamboree

Parkview Creative

Chunky Infinity Scarf
Chunky Infinity Scarf
Tablet Sleeve | Kindle Sleeve | Book Sleeve
Tablet Sleeve | Kindle Sleeve | Book Sleeve
Cosy Chunky Blanket
Cosy Chunky Blanket
Soft and Luxurious Lacy Wrap
Soft and Luxurious Lacy Wrap
Retro Eastern Spice Throw
Retro Eastern Spice Throw
Crochet Cowl
Crochet Cowl
Crochet Infinity Scarf
Crochet Infinity Scarf
Crochet Shawl
Crochet Shawl
Custom Music Artwork
Custom Music Artwork
Custom Business Card Design
Custom Business Card Design
Custom Poster
Custom Poster
Custom Banner
Custom Banner
Cup Cozy
Cup Cozy
Crochet wrap
Crochet wrap
Game of Thrones Bookmarks
Game of Thrones Bookmarks
Custom Logo
Custom Logo
Book Sleeve
Book Sleeve
Crochet Throw
Crochet Throw
Crochet Throw
Crochet Throw
Luxury Crochet Throw
Luxury Crochet Throw
Book Sleeve
Book Sleeve
Book Sleeve
Book Sleeve