Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Love that Dingo

These two words don’t normally go together, not if you’re a farmer: ‘dingo’ and ‘love’. Dingoes are feral pests in many parts of Australia and wild dog eradication programs have … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

Would you like a celebrity with that, Madam?

We can’t buy anything these days without some kind of celebrity endorsement. Am I alone in feeling irritated by that? I noticed a billboard today advertising a new line of … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 8 Comments

Drought is back

Drought is back, and with a vengeance. The Australian government has introduced drought relief measures to many inland areas. I heard on the news two days ago that now includes … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 15 Comments

Moving house is not stressful

They say that moving house is one of the most stressful life events, up there with divorce or death. I disagree. We moved from Broken Hill to Sydney this week. … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 8 Comments

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