Story: The collecting of ostrich eggs
The collecting of ostrich eggs
A man collects ostrich eggs in a sack to take home to his wife. She breaks them open with a stone, then places sticks into the holes she has made, stirs up the inside of each egg and pours them out into a cooking pot which she places on the fire.
1) Note on the inside of the back cover of this notebook: 'Finished correcting Sept 15/71 from Jantje Toorm himself', 2) This story is found in Book II-1
18 March – 29 May 1871 (given on or about)
ostrich eggs (collecting) , ostrich eggs (preparing) , ostrich eggs (cooking) , ostrich eggs (eating) , sack (springbok skin) , sack (for collecting ostrich eggs) , food (cooking and eating of ostrich eggs)