How We Live

Pondering the otherness of Aussie homes

Rain patters and clatters in the metal gutter outside my study window.

There’s heavy rain forecast for the next 24 hours: 25–40 mm. It’s not beyond the realms of possibility that the roof will leak — again.

Our house in Oxford, a typical English terraced house of the 1980s, was small and sturdy. Weathertight against the worst…



A place for duuudes of all sexes, ages, religions, and coffee-preferences to hang out and shoot the sh!t about their latest creations, to brag, lament, query, or quote, it’s all good…

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Steve Fendt Short stories, serial fiction, memoirs of a possibly quasi-true nature. Aussie tales of banjos, beaches and the bush.