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Wild fig summer treat

Dec 15, 2010 | 6 Comments

Wild fig summer treat

Personally I think Alice Springs might be a better place to be than the beach this Christmas. You might pick up from this that I’m not actually going to the beach, but this is not sour grapes on my part. More like sweet figs, in fact. I am bewitched by the sheer fecundity of what is all around us this summer in the Centre (except perhaps for mice and grasshoppers), and the native fig I mentioned in Sunday’s post is just another Christmas bonus. The tree grows on a particularly rocky ...Read more