Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The strawberries keep coming

It’s mid autumn here in Broken Hill, the leaves are turning on the grapevine and the grass has slowed its growth but the strawberries just keep coming. Three weeks ago … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hey Mark, over here

This week’s post is an unusually long one in response to Mark Dapin’s article on Broken Hill Bent not Broken that caused such a fuss when it appeared in the … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 26 Comments

Enjoy the view

There’s a big red bench in Broken Hill, planted on top of the slag heap that divides north from south. The treeless expanse of broken rock is studded with old … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

There’s gold in my garden

I struck gold when Lynne Gall gave me a gift of strawberry plants. The clutch of straggling plants, dug up from Langawirra Station and delivered as part of a generous … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

I'm a writer based in Australia with a passion for gardening, remote places and people with a story to tell.