Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

I’m buying from Aussie farmers

Most of us take it for granted that we can nip to the corner store or drive to the supermarket and do the weekly shop, normally in less time than … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 11 Comments

The humble tomato

I can’t let the week slip by without blogging about tomatoes, a last hurrah before autumn hits here in Sydney – and what a hurrah. Here’s what I picked at … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 12 Comments

How long would you last?

Outback ER is a documentary set in the emergency department of Broken Hill hospital (here’s a trailer). It was designed to make you feel like Broken Hill was the most remote … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 14 Comments

Love that Dingo

These two words don’t normally go together, not if you’re a farmer: ‘dingo’ and ‘love’. Dingoes are feral pests in many parts of Australia and wild dog eradication programs have … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

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