What is this all for?

Sharing ideas about writing, psychology, life and well-being.



Born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Brought up in South Africa and Swaziland

Primary and secondary education in Swaziland

Emigrated to Australia: 1972.

Lives in Victoria.


University of Natal, Durban: 1968 – 1971.

           B.A. Hons. (Psychology).

Victorian Teachers College

         Dip. Ed.: 1975.

University of Ballarat (now Federation University)

          M.Appl.Sc. (Psychology): 2000.     Research into Chronic Pain.

Australian Society of Hypnosis

        Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis.

Professional Memberships

Australian Psychological Society


  1. Despite Pain: Learning to Manage Chronic Pain. Sid Harta Publishers. 2005.
  2. Jumping the Loop. Authorhouse. 2014.
  3. What do we see that we don’t  Papyrus Publishing. 2010.
  4. The Compass in Writings on the Shipwreck Coast. Robyn Gardner (Ed.). Mattoid Grange. 2008.

2006 – 2015. Deakin Literary Society Anthologies.  Short stories and poetry. Mattoid Press.