Our Lungs

I travelled to Adelaide and back to Brisbane by plane last week, and as I flew overhead and looked out at the scenery, I was disturbed to see the amount of natural bushland which had been cleared to make way for farmland.  Whilst I saw some large tracts of bushland still remaining, there was a…

Trees

I love trees, particularly big old gum trees. The other day I was walking along a bush path in a local reserve, stepping over fallen branches and small trees as I went.  I began to contemplate how it is that so many branches, and even trees, fall down, without hurting anyone who happens to be…