Friday, November 24, 2006
On this day one year in the early 1970s the baby Wrecker slopped into the world, baby hammer in hand ready to take on the mean streets of Papakura.
The flame trees always remember Wrecker birthday. This one planted outside the front door never fails to draw comment from a landscape architect friend.
LAF (incredulously): IS that an Illawarra Flame Tree you have planted there?
LAF: do you realise how big they get?
End of converstation.
Then later, out on the backyard
LAF (incredulously): Is that a Blue quandong emerging from the Wayneforest?
LAF: Do you REALISE they grow to 40 metres?
What can I say? We are jungle people.