Monthly Archives: March 2007

On The Time To Talk About It

The time to discuss it, bounce it off other people and listen to their responses. Justine is an artist in residence here too, he’s a playwright, completing a commissioned play on the life of Charles Darwin and the legacy of … Continue reading

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Dandelion Paellata, a Weed Recipe

Lucas and Lizzy came for dinner, so you made-up a recipe using Dandelion and whatever you had in the cupboard. It turned up to be a cross between a spanish vegetarian Paella and a frittata, therefore the name, Paellata. Ingridients: … Continue reading

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On Ethnobotany and Ethnobotanical Footprints.

You went back to Beeweeree to look for footprints, the leftovers of introduced ethnobotanical knowledge. Since the beginning of civilization, people have used plants as medicine. Perhaps as early as Neanderthal man, plants were believed to have healing powers. The … Continue reading

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On Camphor Laurel and the need to preserve it

Yesterday you got lost on the island. The expanse of the river-deposited sand dune confused you. Although, through the meandering on the thickly growing vegetation (mainly Casuarina and Lantana), you found a beautiful tree. This is the first time you … Continue reading

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On Willows And Shovel Handles

It must be one of your most recurrent observations, how low peoples/farmers/government in this country think of Willows. You remember your youth, comes late autumn/winter, the work in the fields quites down. Is the time for the cleaning, the keeping … Continue reading

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