Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Why women like Josephine deserve your attention

Josephine Peter is the kind of woman you might pass in the supermarket or spot at the post office. You might smile at her, nod and walk past, that’s if … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 9 Comments

Pudding appreciation

The pudding arrived on his birthday and the thank you letter was sent on mine, and that’s the only connection between me and HRH the Prince of Wales; Duke of … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Women we love

Thousands of people lined the streets of Sydney this week to farewell the extraordinary Dame Marie Bashir as she retired from her position as Governor of New South Wales after … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 10 Comments

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