A gift of Kangaroo paw roots

Kangaroo paw roots and rue on wool fabric

Cut up Kangaroo Paw roots, some leaves, and rue sprigs on wool fabric

Hastily made into a multi-layered bundle and, with a smaller silk bundle, put on the fire:

pot on the fire

Smoke gets in your eyes: the old plough-disk barbie.

Now, the hardest part – resisting temptation and waiting before unwrapping.