I've just come back from a magical four day craft retreat in the gorgeous Golden Valley, Tasmania. I ate organic meals with eggs from happy farm chickens and strawberries picked straight from the bush. There was also fresh milk and cream from the cows for those who could eat dairy.... Read more →


I was in despair. Last Friday I received not one, not two, but three rejections for my poetry submissions. I was beginning to entertain the thought that perhaps poetry was not for me and I should give up writing it. I was definitely ready to give up submitting to literary... Read more →