Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia


I don’t always do what I’m told. Instinct plays a large part in my gardening endeavours, which means there are gaping holes in my understanding. Who would have known that … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 8 Comments


I’ve always tried to make a garden productive, even if all I had was a balcony or  window box. It feels wrong if there’s nothing to pick and eat, like … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 12 Comments

Gone Gardening

Facebook makes you sad. Gardening makes you happy. If you don’t believe me check out this recent report from the BBC, which seems to show that if you spend too … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Snap Decision

That climbing hydrangea, the one I told you about last week? It snapped. It may have been the storm that hit Sydney on Wednesday, a storm of such ferocity it … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 13 Comments

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