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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Kong’s many heritage consultancy camp-followers offer a surprising range of services. Tree experts advise how to prune healthy, magnificent, but inconveniently located old specimens just within the letter of the law. A tree isn’t felled outright; it is just hacked so skilfully that within months it will be moribund and so dangerous that its removal for reasons of public safety becomes ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Barking up the wrong tree

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... Kenny Hodgart Kenny Hodgart Barking up the wrong tree I read a frightful statistic recently: evil industrial logging in Sarawak (one of the Malaysian bits of Borneo) has apparently left ... by 2020, 70 per cent of Sarawak will remain covered in trees, which- if it were a country- would leave it among the world's 15 most forested. The Malaysian authorities ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: lovin' on a jet plane

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... with a proper bed on it, then where's the possible enjoyment? Why not do it up a tree? Or on a train? Or on the throne at home? No? I didn't think so.   ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... BUDS I grew up in Grafton, a town on the northern rivers of New South Wales (in Australia). It's best known for hosting a jacaranda festival. These verdant, lilac-coloured trees are related to the African flame tree and they create a canopy over many of Grafton's main streets in summer time- it's postcard stuff. As the highway bypassed it, in many ways it became ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... straight for the beach, where under the palm trees we found dozens of musicians playing the erhu and other traditional Chinese instruments, belting out the revolutionary songs of their youth. One ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Tony Kirkham

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Jane Ram

    ... Jane Ram (janeram@netfront.net) The head of the arboretum at Royal Botanic Gardens, in London, takes a walk through Hong Kong Park and tells Jane Ram how trees came to be the root of his existence Tony Kirkham WOOD FOR THE TREES I've worked with trees all my life. I joined (the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London) as a diploma student in 1978 and I was appointed head ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Peter Allison

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... trees with fruit hanging off them. I stopped the car and took 12 running steps to the baobab, then thought, "Why in an impoverished country is there all this fruit?" Mozambique had ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Lose the pose

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Chris Teh

    ... you believe that girl who just rocked up in her hole-y sweats and can't even hold a tree pose? "Just go home already!" you cry. Yes, you may be preaching the virtues of the Zen ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: The unkindest cut of all

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:03pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... Alex Wong Alex Wong The unkindest cut of all I am no tree-hugging greenie, but if I had arrived home a bit earlier the other day I might have turned into one. For when I did arrive home, the harvested foliage blocking my driveway was such that I couldn't get my car through. And it was the same story all around the neighbourhood- every tree in sight, all planted some 20 years ago, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: rotten luck

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:00pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Rotten luck An orchard's worth of ornamental citrus trees rotting in overflowing landfills couldn't be a worse way to start a new year. A local ... Christmas trees bought every year in the United States, 30 million end up in landfills. Call me a Grinch, but I find such reckless extravagance incomprehensible. The Year of the Horse didn't ...




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