Strawberries in the Desert

Story telling from Australia

Tiny Tassie packs a punch

I once booked a flight to San Jose for a job in Puerto Rico. Unfortunately the capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan. I was reminded of that blunder as … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

Journey to the Bush (and back)

This week’s interview for the book I’m writing involved a flight from Sydney to Townsville, an overnight stay in a motel then a seven-hour drive inland. I was heading for … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 9 Comments

Many Happy Returns

It can’t be done, they said. It will never work. It was a chilly six degrees in Broken Hill this morning, and that was on the ground. Up in the … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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