Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

My secret joy

                      The Secret Joy Face to face with the sunflower, Cheek to cheek with the rose, We follow a secret … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

Why quit sugar?

Members of the British Women’s Institute celebrated their centenary this week with a fabulous cake flash mob at Parliament House – and I bet those cakes had sugar in them. … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 18 Comments

The bright side of Spring

There’s so much to celebrate when spring arrives. Plants that have been dormant over winter burst into life and others that have shown little enthusiasm for growth positively thrum with … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · 10 Comments

Paperbark trees

According to new research there could be as many as three trillion trees on our planet. This article on the BBC website explains more about how researchers ‘counted’ those trees. … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 7 Comments

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