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The Story Tree

By 54 luca
I'd been looking for this tree in Clyne Gardens for many months after a friend had uploaded the image to his portfolio.

I finally tracked it down near the childrens play area. It's called the Story Tree.

The number of times I've walked right past it during my many visits to the gardens is just unbelievable.

I don't know who carved the face into the side of the tree, but it looks strangely like an old man - perhaps one of Tolkein's Ents was the inspiration behind it.
Anybody know how it got there ? I'd be interested to know.
Hope you like the larger version.


Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Abhinow, JohnDyer, Kezzy and 7 more

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25 Jun 2006 11:12PM
Check this out - i wonder how many more of these there are?

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Kezzy 10
25 Jun 2006 11:12PM
Marvellous! I like how the face pretty much fills the frame.
Chocwendy 10 8 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 10:47AM
It was worth looking for! If you find out the story would you let me know too -fascinating and well caught!
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
27 Jun 2006 3:00PM
It is a little eerie and would look great lit up at night! Sharp and crisp image.
AdrianTurner 12 350 Wales
12 Jul 2006 11:49PM
Hi Richard, just seen this. You should have asked, I could have saved your shoe leather. Any way a great shot of him, it's a chain saw carving by Nansi Hemming you can read about it HERE .

54 luca 12 2 Wales
18 Jul 2006 9:04AM
Thanks for the info Adrian, much appreciated.

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