Tuesday, December 02, 2008


i'm going to be taking a lot of tree photos for the next little while and posting them on flickr. i thought i would spare textileseahorse readers unless there are particularly interesting ones (tree photos that is, not readers) but there is a piece brewing in the far reaches of my creative brain..... keep an eye on flickr if you are interested - they'll all be in a set called 'looking up trees' - natch..

this one is a date palm (i think) in the treasury gardens on my way to work yesterday morning - the metal band is to stop possums climbing up. quite a few trees around melbourne have these collars but enough bare necked trees remain to keep the possums happy



Why do you need to keep possums out of trees please?! Do they do a lot of damage, or do they have squatters rights? Apologies for ignorance on such things.

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