In cities, trees and urban green spaces are reminders of what has gone. Trees are placed on streets to camouflage the concrete. Nature never looked more unnatural. If they do survive and do what comes natural, they become a problem – leylandii and sycamores get asbos.
The above was taken in London and is a picture of a picture of trees pasted around a building site. As I said, the absurdities of consumerism. And here’s a link to the story of Hulme’s Birley Tree and the absurdities of regeneration.