Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Why Arkaroola’s worth visiting

The Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Flinders Ranges is as exotic as it sounds, and we almost didn’t get there. The debate over bacon and eggs centred on the wisdom of … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 16 Comments

Love in the Outback now on sale in UK, USA and Europe

Love in the Outback is now available as an ebook in the UK, USA and Europe. The paperback was released in Australia and New Zealand last year and you can … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 5 Comments

Things I may not have told you

  Several people have asked where William Creek is. This is my best guess. If you take the road from Port Augusta up through Roxby Downs you drive close to … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 6 Comments

Love that beef

Look what arrived the day after we got back from William Creek. I never thought I’d get excited at the prospect of an eighth of a cow arriving at the … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 15 Comments

Visit William Creek

Visit William Creek. It’s tempting to leave it at that. Just go. If you get a move on you can catch the William Creek Gymkhana that celebrates its fiftieth anniversary … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 15 Comments

Outback camping

My oldest (and normally wisest) sister and her husband are veteran campers of many years standing – they’ve got all the gear you could possibly want and then some – … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 18 Comments

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