Outside my office window, two skilled workers complete a hard and dirty job.
They’re cutting the felled trunk of a tree into small enough pieces to be thrown into the back of a truck with the rest of the chipped remains.
- Cris Brack
- The Conversation
I know that this act was ultimately for my own safety.
I, like tens of thousands of others over the past 50 years, regularly walked beneath the canopy of that tree.
I know that tree had to go – it was too close to a major path and there was no alternative. But as the last of the chips were swept up, I felt we had lost a…
Isn’t that what trees are: air, water and history? With a bit of sun, a…