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Logs for Labour

Have you ever hugged a tree? Have you ever stood in the midst of an ancient woodland, bright sunshine streaming through the dappled verdant leaves, arms stretched wide around theĀ tree trunk with your cheek pressed against the rough, cool bark? 771 more words


Birch and oak

For as long as as I’ve recognised trees as different species, I’ve known there are two kinds of birch tree native to Scotland (not counting the tough little mountain birches). 429 more words

A Swamp of Birches

Back to the flooding in the Lee Fields on the approach to County Hall, Cork.

A plantation of silver birches, one just has to love the bark of these elegant trees, ended up doing its best impression of a mangrove swamp thanks to the River Lee spreading its load across the adjacent fields. 55 more words


Nearly blown away

Wednesday 20th December 2015

This morning we went to Upton Heath for our walk. Jez decided that she wanted to come too, so Chris drove us over. 164 more words


View from Ward 10

In the past the Oak and Rowan grew
In that place that once I knew
The Silver Birch and Elder too
In whispering rows behind me stood… 41 more words


A better weekend

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November 2015

I didn’t bother with the camera yesterday it was so dull, but we have at least had a bit better week-end. 304 more words


Simple & Truly BeautifulĀ 

Not a bad photo at all, if I do say so my self. I took this in France on our recent road trip. Silver birch shredding its bark. 20 more words