Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Of hips and hoar frost

Winter waited until the day we left to put in an appearance, whitening hedgerows and roof tiles, freezing ponds and coating cars with a thick layer of frost that had … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 12 Comments

The pudding has landed

They came to rest last Friday, after a week stored in a fridge in Nairobi, then another week suspended on a coat hanger in the wardrobe of our London hotel, … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 12 Comments


The sound of a tent being unzipped is the same the world over. I could be in North Wales or Cornwall, Devon or Gloucestershire. I could even be in Broken … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

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