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The pilgrim’s progress

Oct 01, 2010 | Discuss

The pilgrim's progress

I recommend Kieran Finnane’s story in the Alice Springs News (30/9/10) introducing one of the Alice Springs Desert Festival’s most interesting and enduring characters, Shuji Iijima. Shuji has become a kind of unofficial chronicler of the festival over his many September visits to Alice Springs, beginning in 2001. I lost contact with Shuji after I met him for the first time last year,  sampling fried witchetty grubs at the Wildfoods Recipe competition, when a day or two later he sudd...Read more