"Gardening makes my heart bloom" -- mum

"The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat." -- Confucius

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Aussie Green Man

Here in the UK and in other cultures, the mythological Green Man has a face made up of leaves, sometimes with branches or vines sprouting out of its head and/or body.  I discovered this wonderful not so Green Man in the form of an old gum (eucalyptus) tree near a busy street corner in Leederville, Perth, Western Australia.  Can you see his sleeping face?  Small flocks of noisy cockatoos, rosellas and King parrots would take turns to perch on his head where I suspect there's a natural hollow for nesting. 
Aussie Green Man

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