Category Archives: Memoir

I must have done something good

Hedgebrook is accepting applications for 2017 residencies. As a Writer in Residence at Hedgebrook, you stay in a cottage of your own, nestled in the idyllic woods on Whidbey Island. You join your five fellow writers in residence for dinner … Continue reading

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The Strange Things that Come to Mind

One thought leads to another. Today, because I am unwell and sitting around doing nothing, I picked up the knitting needles.  I think one’s mind empties as one knits and leaves room for other thoughts to invade. I’m knitting a … Continue reading

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Crepe Myrtle

My Crepe Myrtle always flowers as Chinese New Year approaches.  At home in Hong Kong the flower markets would be selling pink peach blossoms at exorbitant prices.  Here Down Under it is summer and Crepe Myrtle would have to do to … Continue reading

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