Tag Archives: trees

Net Zero: the great con

“Net zero” is the concept that I can carry on my climate-wrecking activities by paying someone somewhere to do something that removes CO2 from the air. Then typically there is a date put on it: “Net zero by 2050” used … Continue reading

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Sunray Meadow (my response to the prompt)

Who, Ra? Perhaps it’s evening: Contemplating reflections Of the shadow of the day More tasks ticked off (Yet the list is longer) Time to rest. But then again: Perhaps it’s morning: The inherent promise Of a nascent dawn Beckoning excitement … Continue reading

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Sunray Meadow (a post prompt)

I saw this on Twitter today, and thought it was a fabulous ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ photograph. As I didn’t want to risk it getting buried and forgotten on my hard drive, I asked the artist (@lacharpenta) if I could post it here, … Continue reading

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Sign the petition to the UK government for more trees!

Petition closed with 10,507 signatures Thanks to all who signed. Altogether, though, a pretty non-committal response (both from the public and the Government). Government response 21May2021 The Government is exploring whether a statutory target for woodland creation in England would … Continue reading

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Another small elephant pile of pleasant tidbits

Be forewarned: this post is going to go all around the houses, through all the back alleys, round and round until it probably ends up nowhere. So if you value your time at all, hit the back button now! Having … Continue reading

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New buds

It’s been a while (actually, almost a decade!) since I last posted about my bonsai horse chestnut tree. Amazingly, after 32 years, it’s still alive! — I must be doing something right. The tree’s had a new pot in the … Continue reading

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Let’s Play… cut down a tree today

EXT. DENSE WOODLAND – DAWN Mist swirls amidst the trunks of the trees of an ancient forest. BURLY MAN arrives, clearly a lumberjack, armed with a large axe. He chops down a tree. FADE OUT FADE IN The sun rises. … Continue reading

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Bonsai update

Here are some older picsof my horse chestnut treeI post them here in casesomeone might want to see 2001 2007 2008

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