Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Remember the jam?

For months now, members of the Sydney City Branch of the Country Women’s Association have been making jam, marmalade, chutney and relish. In one weekend alone Silvana and Alix made 90 … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

Agrestic: relating to the country, rural or rustic

In spite of the dire warnings broadcast on radio, it didn’t snow in Orange until after I’d left, so I never got to see the weather forecaster run naked down … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 10 Comments

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