Monthly Archive for May, 2008

Afternoon of the big birds.

I needed to go out to the quarry this afternoon to try and find a suitable rock on which to mount a memorial plaque. It was quite a nice afternoon, with the near winter sun shining down through quite spectacular cirrus cloud formations. As I drove out through the dairying country on my way to […]

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The witjuti, a tasty snack.

Otherwise known as the witchetty grub, but I prefer the authentic aboriginal spelling. These fat grubs were a staple food source for many of the original Australians, and with good reason, being nutritious and tasty into the bargain, either eaten raw or cooked on the hot coals. The taste is sweet and nutty, reminiscent of […]

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