Redland Rose

Redland Rose - Rear

It is winter here in Queensland, Australia. Not that you would think so on some days. Glorious no-cloud, full warm sun and me wearing jeans, tee-shirt and bare feet. I love our winter. I pretend it is summer and enjoy being able to get outside and do things without collapsing with heatstroke, copious drips of sweat dribbling down my face …



The month of April had its fair share of rewards and tribulations. The beginning of the month saw Peter and myself returning home from a month in Ireland. Ireland is one of my favourite places to be – not only for its scenery, heritage and people but also because it is the home of Glenn, Vincent and Gabriel, our son …