(Silly tree, it thinks it can camouflage itself as a wall.)
Last night on the way to Morris Dance practice with Les Tartes de Pomme, one of the dancers told me that the stately trees that line the road to Bournel village were planted by Napoleon’s troops. The government wants to cut the 200-year-old trees down because too many drunk drivers hit them.
French campaigners up in arms over plan to chop down Napoleon’s roadside trees — Independent, March 2015
The killer trees: A wrong-headed campaign against roadside trees — The Economist, February 2004