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Travel theme: trees

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cashew nut tree. The ‘fruit’ part under the nut is poisonous so they have to be picked by hand. No wonder cashew nuts are so expensive!

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did you know star fruit grow on trees?

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cannon ball tree and close-up of a flower

“Trees are my temples and forests are my cathedrals” Mikhail Gorbachev

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
By Robert Frost
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.

My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.

He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

sharing with Ailsa

TT-free and easy-conversation between trees

Kim’s challenge for 15 May is another free and easy edition – any theme, any texture. I was in the UK recently and photographed these trees on the top of Exmoor. I like to think that they were engaged in a lively conversation and that the one on the right is gesticulating wildly

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I’ve used Kim’s wonderful magic scripted texture at 100%

I can’t decide which version I like best – framed or unframed. Any views?

Festival of trees

Inspired by Jasmine’s recent Festival of trees post, I decided to make a slideshow of some of the trees I saw on a recent walk, one sunny day in springtime Luxembourg. Although it started out being a festival of trees it morphed into a festival of spring. Enjoy!