Bernadette Mc Bean with various bushes.

“Everybody know me as the bush woman because is years now I does sell bush, you know, and I does look after people. They would come to me house. I don’t really make plenty money but is a lil something that I love doing,” she said smiling brightly.

We were standing on pavement in Robb Street and she had an old baby pram in front of her filled with an assortment of herbs, some dry and some green. She caught my attention when I overheard part of a conversation she was having with an acquaintance.

“I does still live in Linden, but I does come to town to sell the bush, you know how it does guh,” she said to the acquaintance.      Continue reading