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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 20th April, 2016)

Big tree bench

Big tree bench
The big tree bench in Haigh Plantations.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR)
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Comment by: Gary 2r's on 20th April 2016 at 07:43

Is that the path leading 'UP' to the crazy golf ?

Comment by: Johnny on 20th April 2016 at 09:36

Ingenious piece of carpentry...a welcome respite for many a weary walker...Handy to see the base fashioned into a rubbish bin!

Comment by: irene roberts on 20th April 2016 at 09:58

I hate to see trees cut down, but if they can then serve another purpose like this it doesn't seem so bad.

Comment by: Vb on 20th April 2016 at 11:41

Onlly short of a few cushions! Very clever idea!

Comment by: britboy on 20th April 2016 at 12:49

The US forestry service manage vast areas of forest land in the USA, they are always re-planting after they clear cut areas.
One of their promotional leafets points out that trees are one of the few renewable resources one the planet.
I'd love to be sat on that seat enjoying a spring day :-)

Comment by: Derek Platt on 20th April 2016 at 14:32

A good example of recycling. It is easy to see that one tree is a bench, but I thought the other was a commode.maybe it's just my quirky sense of humour.

Comment by: davidb on 20th April 2016 at 14:49


Comment by: Fred Mason on 20th April 2016 at 19:29

Yo, Britboy,

You can sit on that log anytime in the Spring that you wish.

We have had a couple of beautiful sunny days recently. What is Michigan like this year?

Wishing you all the best.

Lovely photo, Mick. Keep 'em coming.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 20th April 2016 at 22:32

Mick; have you been to the Eden Project in Cornwall?
There`s a seat there made entirely of car tyres.

Comment by: Mick on 20th April 2016 at 22:38

Ernest I have been but I dont remember seeing the car tyre seat

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