The Books

Eat Wild Tasmanian (released October 2017) explores the fascinating botanical larder of the Tasmanian bush. 138 edible wild plants are described, complete with photos , growing and distribution guides, what part to harvest, and most importantly; easy to follow recipes. Lavishly illustrated with 400+ colour photographs, this innovative and original book is the first comprehensive guide to Tasmanian edible native foods. It is your companion from the bush and native garden to your kitchen. It is available through many good bookshops. To find out more, head to our new website

Brazenly Pure – the truth and beauty of Tasmania (to be released August 2012)
A beautiful book celebrating wild Tasmania through the perspectives of poetry, photography, kids drawings and knowledge. Full page wilderness photography, and specialist identification photos of birds and plants will complement the accessible informative text. Children’s art done in response to the poetry adds purity and optimism to the production. Proudly printed in Tasmania and produced by 40 Degrees South Publishing in both soft and hard cover. more…

The Legacy – (published by Ginniderra Press) my first novella. A fictionalised autobiography of a girl growing up in middle class Australia, with all the advantages the world could see, but also withstanding the dominance and abuse of power within the home. A story lived by many, told this time through the eyes of Bernadette as she grows up, then later as she reviews and analyses the way her life unfolded. The patchwork quilt of life takes shape and colour throughout…   more…

A thousand pleasures, a million treasures is the response evoked by exploring our local coastline. The book is intended as an accessible family text for people who wander the beach, and pick up those bits and pieces. It concentrates on the commonly found, rather than the strange and rare, so most of the things you find will be identified. more…

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