From little things, big things grow.

I love to grow things almost as much as I love to write things. I realised recently that these two passions of mine aren’t actually all that different. As any gardener knows, there is no point planting anything if the soil is rubbish. The soil is the medium, the stuff from which the plants draw […]

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Stirrings.

I’m here again, the second time in two days. This morning I cradled a cup of tea in my hands and stared at the ancient gum tree just outside the window. It was raining softly; the smooth grey limbs were just beginning to turn dark with damp. The trunk of this tree is tall and […]

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