Trees

You may come to realise from my writing that I love trees. Being amongst them fills me with a great sense of calm and a feeling of security (apart from on a super windy day!). Click on the titles below to read my tree-related posts (writing, poetry, art… whatever way I’ve chosen to express myself).

Fear of fallen trees

I’ve written about my fear of fallen trees before, but that was several years ago and on a different blog. Why am I afraid? What is it about the tree being in this state that triggers this fear? If I’m not afraid of standing trees, why be afraid of ones lying on the ground? I […]

A walk is always worth it

A long read, written one blustery day two weeks ago… I didn’t think I would go out today. Despite being shut inside all day, despite this being my one daily permitted chance to get outside during the lockdown, I didn’t fancy it. It was pelting it down out there. Blowing a hooley. I didn’t fancy […]

A study of a tree: the holm oak

On my daily walks I often take a route through the patch of woodland on Pendennis Headland near my home in Falmouth. The path meanders through lush field maple, sycamore and wildflowers before turning down to join the road, but if you continue off the beaten track you reach two areas of beautiful old oaks. […]

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