Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The answer

We all need a good feed now and then. If the slugs in my back garden respect the clearly marked boundaries I’ll turn a blind eye to the occasional raid. … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 10 Comments

Sometimes you can’t eat kale either

Max Dupain must have photographed Sydney on a day like today. Even my studio is awash. There are benefits of course. The ground will drink in this soaking rain and when … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 10 Comments

What went wrong?

There’s a lot I could be blamed for in this garden but surely I wasn’t responsible for the demise of the rhubarb? What went wrong? I hate not knowing. I … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 14 Comments

Letting go of the garden

It’s only the third week of spring and Broken Hill has already seen a run of days above thirty, followed by thunder, lightning, rain and nights that have dropped to … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

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