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

Why quit sugar?

Members of the British Women’s Institute celebrated their centenary this week with a fabulous cake flash mob at Parliament House – and I bet those cakes had sugar in them. … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 18 Comments

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