Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

When the time comes

Maybe I was expecting too much but I’ve been a tad disappointed in the lemon, lime and grapefruit trees I planted almost two years ago. The latter two probably hate … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 6 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

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.