Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

From Kenya to Clare

Two weekends ago we were on our way back from Nairobi. Last weekend I found myself in Clare, South Australia. That sounds like I got lost on the way to … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

The book talk in Benalla

Giving book talks is one of the perks of being an author. I suppose there must be some writers who don’t enjoy it but I love reading out loud – … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 2 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

No Naughty Bits?

What on earth made me say it? And having said it, WHY didn’t I retract it? Here’s what happened. I was interviewed by Macca last Sunday. For anyone not familiar … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 8 Comments

Life Matters

Thank you to the inspirational Natasha Mitchell on Radio National’s Life Matters program for inviting me onto the show, and for making this morning’s live radio interview an enjoyable experience! … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

Love in the Outback – Extract

I’m up in Broken Hill to launch Love in the Outback at the fabulous Browzers Bookshop. Here’s an extract from the start of the book. Hope you enjoy reading it!

May 2, 2014 · 9 Comments

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