Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

The view from my window

It rained this week. After days and weeks of unremitting heat and humidity, when barely a drop of moisture fell and Sydney sweltered under seemingly endless days of blistering sunshine, … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 10 Comments


One of the essential virtues of any gardener would surely have to be patience. Plants take time to grow: a simple, singular truth. I know this. I’ve been gardening for … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 6 Comments

Fools rush in

Move him into the sun — Gently its touch awoke him once, At home, whispering of fields unsown… I sat in the sun to drink my tea this morning, listening … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 11 Comments

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