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“Ju-Ju” markets and birds in African magico-medicinal use

These market stalls contain "an assembly of skulls and skins arranged in a powerful, if often rather disturbing, display that can include horse and hyena heads, crocodiles, dried snakes and monkey skulls. The presence of so much decomposing flesh, crudely preserved with only ash or salt, makes for a very unhealthy background odour and a super-abundance of flies.

By |December 14th, 2008|

The Northern Myth – Chapter 1

"...a poor dried up land afflicted by fever and flies and fit only for a college of monks whose religious zeal might cope with the suffocating heat and musketos which admitted no moment of repose."Matthew Flinders describing northern Australia

By |November 22nd, 2008|
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