Did Nyungar women practise the earliest form of acupuncture?

  Early Nyungar hunter-gathers understood the efficacy of pain-relief using techniques similar to those employed in acupuncture or acupressure. These included rubbing, applying pressure and sucking painful areas on the human body. As we know ourselves the body’s natural response to pain, such as that of a headache, is to automatically rub the area (e.g. … Continued

Walking in the Drummond Nature Reserve

Yesterday we went walking in the Drummond Nature Reserve, northwest of Toodyay.  It was a relaxing day as we walked through bushland of Xanthorrhea (grass tree), she-oak, wandoo, marri and wildflowers. We tried to capture some impressions of the place and the wildlife that we encountered.