Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Blossom in Broken Hill

Winter’s finally over in the Southern hemisphere but you’d be hard pressed to know it here in Sydney. A week-long blast of cold rain and strong wind has sent Spring … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 10 Comments

Who needs winter?

Why do some plants lose their leaves in winter and others don’t? I know the science (sort of). I accept some plants are deciduous and others evergreen, but why? Why … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 17 Comments

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