Elaine Forrestal

Monthly Archives: May 2019


Ever since I was a child I have written stuff – stories, poems, essays, reports. I have used writing as an outlet and an input. […]

Life Imitating Art or Art Imitating Life?

When life imitates art, colliding with it as it did during the recent six-day search for a missing woman in dense bush around Bluff Knoll, […]

Two things you need

For writers of fiction there are two attributes you really need. A knack for writing dialogue and passionate attention to detail. Of course there are […]

Olives and Ideas

There is something primevally satisfying about bringing in the last of the olives from our trees each year. We were lucky enough to inherit two […]