Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The present moment

“…all we have is the present moment to endure or enjoy.” PD James. No amount of glittering gold can compete with the treasure of being in the moment, especially when … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 3 Comments

Exploring the back streets of Balmain

This crowded suburb of Sydney was once staunchly working class, home to dockyard workers, miners, boilermakers and shipwrights. It’s an area steeped in history, now largely gentrified. The local Oval hosted … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 6 Comments

Lost and Found

I met a man this week, Ian, who finds things. Things have a way of finding him too. Ian collects objects other people discard and, like his father and grandfather … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 7 Comments

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