Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Journey to the Bush (and back)

This week’s interview for the book I’m writing involved a flight from Sydney to Townsville, an overnight stay in a motel then a seven-hour drive inland. I was heading for … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 9 Comments

Loving this land

People used to talk about a gold rush in Australia, now it’s the gas rush. The coal seam gas industry has flooded the area around Roma, in Queensland, with FIFO’S … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Shoelaces and supermarkets

There was a piece on the 7.30 report last night about a ‘perfect storm’ facing beef producers in Roma. Until yesterday I didn’t know where Roma was, now I’m looking … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

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