Near Miss

Bit melodramatic but this tree fell down in the wind the day after I was standing there putting rubbish in the bin, blocking the lane. Meant to last another day þhen?

3 thoughts on “Near Miss

  1. Glad you weren’t under it.. yes, a reminder to all: when there’s a drought, a tree’s roots will move upwards to get at as much groundwater as possible, making them less stable & more likely to fall in windy conditions. Don’t go near trees/ park your car under a tree in windy conditions!

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    1. One of the problems of living in a beautiful bushland setting. When the big storm hit in 2015 apparently a tree fell on a neighbour’s house. Fortunately she was out at the time, but it was six weeks before her place was repaired and she could come home. S

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