On My Mind

One hedge, two families, 50 years of friendship

In a world of walls, fences and increasing division, a simple hedge has helped to join people.

We live in disturbing times consumed by walls - both literal and metaphorical, says the writer. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: PIXABAY
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The most meaningful things can appear the most unremarkable. This one is roughly 50m long, nearly 2m high, over 1m thick and requires a trim. Chameleons live in its uneven spaces and tiny birds wander in it. The sun darts through it and so does the sound of laughter. 

This thing is a hedge.

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