Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

What a weekend

Book launch with Federal Minister Sussan Ley; workshop with Wendy Moore; friends, footie, an empty swimming pool and the best coffee I’ve ever tasted. Where else could we be but Broken … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · 13 Comments

I’ve taken over Facebook!

Well, not the whole thing, just one page, but oh boy what a page it is! Cheryl Akle’s page Better Reading is all about books and reading. How cool is … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The calming effect of nature

Since Australian Farming Families hit the bookshops last week I’ve been talking to newspapers, magazines, radio shows and even ABC Breakfast News (my favourite so far has to be the … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 12 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

Love in the Outback now on sale in UK, USA and Europe

Love in the Outback is now available as an ebook in the UK, USA and Europe. The paperback was released in Australia and New Zealand last year and you can … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 5 Comments

The magic of story telling

There’s something magical about story telling and I don’t pretend to know what’s behind it, but I do know I had the best fun in Dubbo and Orange. And libraries? … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 8 Comments

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