Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Why quit sugar?

Members of the British Women’s Institute celebrated their centenary this week with a fabulous cake flash mob at Parliament House – and I bet those cakes had sugar in them. … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 18 Comments

The Pontiff on scones

I’m not a Catholic so I wouldn’t normally quote the Pope but I caught a quick sound bite from the Pope’s Easter address, just three words, and they were simple … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · 7 Comments

Exploring the back streets of Berry

Any visitor to the south coast of New South Wales knows the town of Berry. At just over two hours’ drive from Sydney, Berry is the place to stop and … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 13 Comments

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