Posted in honour of Hazel's fine bark photos!
Marilyn - this is a great honour, Thank you!! I'm so happy you like my Barks! (woof.....?)
I love your photo, the lighting is beautiful, enhancing the curves that invite you to take a peek to see what is there - and also bringing out the texture so clearly. It's a lovely photo - thank you so much for posting it.
Do you know the African Fever Tree? It's a thorn tree with lime green bark - must find you a photo of one! The early Trekkers into the hinterland blamed the strangely coloured tree for their Malaria scurge - but it grows in mosquito-infested areas and of course they were looking in the wrong direction!
Hazel, I'm glad you like my bark (woof! woof!). I'm not familiar with the African Fever Tree and I look forward to seeing a picture. It's interesting how many things were falsely implicated as the cause of malaria simply because of their presence in the area.
Thanks also, Tonia and Piedad, for stopping by and commenting.
I love this one Marilyn - yet another of your bark photos. The light coming from the side creates a colour chart from soft grey amethyst through to deep amethyst. An interior designer's dream scheme! And to see the pits and ridges on the bark is also fascinating. We often think of beech bark being smooth.
Hello, Marilyn. I like very much your idea to show the natural beauty presents around us... but not each of us can see this beauty. Bravo!
I'm sorry I missed your comments, Amelia and Janina. I'm glad you like to pause and look at nature's quiet beauty.
Marilyn Whiteley, this would make a great addition to the Tree Bark group. You are already a member.
Thanks for the suggestion. I've done it now!
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Photo taken in Backus Woods, Concession Road 4, ON N0E 1X0, Canada
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