Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The Long Journey Home

I was in Nyngan this week when I received news of Jane Lambert’s death. The call came just as wide bands of colour flared in the sky, marking sunset over … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 12 Comments

A Christmas Story

Twenty years ago, almost to this very day, I travelled with Django Zazou to northern France, heading for Jane Lambert’s bitterly cold house, which lacked any appreciable heating, had no … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Listen to Dream Wheeler

You can listen to excerpts from the first chapter of Dream Wheeler by clicking the link below.

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dream Wheeler

“She had a dream…and she made it happen.” I met Jane Lambert in London twenty years ago, when she was in her mid sixties and I was in my early … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 27 Comments

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