Fair tree

DAY 84 (28 JUNE) – Common beech (Fagus sylvatica) (Farnham Park)

Found this beech tree today, part of a row mixed in with oaks in Farnham Park. They’ve been invaded by a fun fair, but I liked the contrast of neon from the ride with the evening sunlight on the leaves.

I read that the beech is the most popular with lovers who want to carve their names on the bark. The silvery smoothness makes it a tempting canvas. The dog or pig head above ‘Maxo’ is intriguing…

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