"We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." - TS Eliot

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Herbalists and naturopaths in Brisbane

Conferences aren't all sitting and listening to lectures, though I must admit there…

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The circle of elms in Edinburgh Gardens

January 12, 2017 Ethnobiology, History 2 Comments

There’s a circle of thirteen elms in Fitzroy’s Edinburgh Gardens, my favourite…

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Animals, birds and the elder tree: how do we learn?

There's a new academic discipline -  zoopharmacognosy, the study of the use…

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Hanging out with Kiwi herbalists.

May 29, 2016 Herbalists 0 Comments

The two-day conference & AGM of the New Zealand Association of Medical…

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Christchurch, 5 years on

May 29, 2016 Uncategorised 0 Comments

Walking around Christchurch NZ, five years after the devastating earthquakes, the city is…

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Sketch (Kohler) of Dandelion and its parts

Researching dandelion for cancer

May 6, 2016 A herb, Research 0 Comments

A simple preparation of this common weed as playing a role in…

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