Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Mr Christmas nails it

Words of advice from Mr Christmas, the man who runs our local hardware shop in Balmain. Apparently his real name is Bob.                 … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · 8 Comments

Guidance from the local hardware store

Ironing boards, step ladders, front door mats and bags of compost get stacked outside Beattie Trading on Darling Street every morning and taken in again each night. Our local hardware … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 10 Comments

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