Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

It’s an honour

Clyde Thomson was included in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, announced yesterday on the day of the Queen’s official birthday celebrations in Australia. The award (Member of the Order … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 22 Comments

That old chestnut

No wonder they looked like chestnuts. They are chestnuts. The tree at the front of our house is a Moreton Bay Chestnut, a Blackbean (Castanospermum australe). It’s an evergreen Australian … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

Life Matters

Thank you to the inspirational Natasha Mitchell on Radio National’s Life Matters program for inviting me onto the show, and for making this morning’s live radio interview an enjoyable experience! … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

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