Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The Bard in the Bush

It was William Shakespeare’s birthday this week. He was born 450 years ago and I’m a big fan. I could go on (and on) about the beauty of his poetry, the … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 10 Comments

Seeds of doubt

The damage was slight, just a small dent in the car. And the culprit? A seedpod. It wasn’t just any old seedpod. This was a nine-inch whopper weighing in at a … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 18 Comments

Love in the Outback

Love in the Outback is due for publication at the end of this month, so I thought I’d better tell you about it. This is my own, deeply personal, ‘strawberry’ … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 25 Comments

What went wrong?

There’s a lot I could be blamed for in this garden but surely I wasn’t responsible for the demise of the rhubarb? What went wrong? I hate not knowing. I … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 14 Comments

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