Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The calming effect of nature

Since Australian Farming Families hit the bookshops last week I’ve been talking to newspapers, magazines, radio shows and even ABC Breakfast News (my favourite so far has to be the … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 12 Comments

Why I wrote this book

Natasha Mitchell (host of Life Matters on Radio National, 9am every weekday morning) interviewed two of the extraordinary farmers featured in my new book, Australian Farming Families. ‘So, Deb Hunt, why did you … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 8 Comments

Look what arrived in the post

Fifteen precious author copies of Australian Farming Families arrived in the post yesterday and two and a half years of work were forgotten when I unpacked the box, lifted the … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · 14 Comments

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

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