About The Author
Steve is a 6th/7th generation Australian, with Irish English/German heritage, with training as a biologist, geologist, engineer and environmental manager working over many years, across four continents. He has been based in Western Australia for over 25 years and currently resides in Dunsborough, Western Australia.
Steve has maintained an interest in the creative arts for many years as a writer and also as an artist, focused mainly on the landscape and seascape of Australia’s Southwest and the south of France.
He lives with his partner Susie in Dunsborough, has a son and regularly surfs the large southwest coast waves.
Short Stories by the Author
My span is defined, not so much by the substance of the years, but rather by the weight of generations, past to present, by an endowment of wonton neglect of those imperfectly loved and an inconstant attachment to the affirmations of acceptance, gratitude and charity...
Out of the Cold
It must have been more than ten years, an age it seemed to Daniel since he had laid eyes on the man, a lonely figure, trudging doggedly across the barren dunes that built to steep walls against the encroachment of the sea...
Redemption - The Severed Cord
He folded his fingers about the reins. The fingers of his left hand felt slightly stiff in the cold of the morning. He hoisted himself lightly into the saddle; it smelled of oil...