Have you ever taken a cultural tour and learned about Australia's Indigenous people or taken the trouble to get to know many of themas friends and earned of their culture ? I have.
I have made a few mistakes too like killing ants on the diner table before I learned that all living creatures are to be respected and not killed for no reason. I thank my good friend Bettina from Humpty Do for inviting me to her home as a guest and teaching me this and many other things. I had the pleasure of working side by side with Bettina during my art exhibition days in the Northern Territory and those were the days when I learned most of what I know about the bush communities and culture in Australia. This knowledge is assisting me in the writing of my novel.
I am editing in my novel about the Australian Indigenous women planning to dig for Witchetty grubs on the way home from town so I blogged about Witchetty grubs while I was at it. I am loving my novel having its own website and putting any notes like this there for others who might, in reading the novel when released, wont to know more about some aspect of country Australia or the time period.
The witchetty or witchety grub was also commonly called witjuti grub and many other names given the many hundreds of Indigenous Australian languages. It is the large, white, wood-eating larvae of...
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