(need for) Another topic
deborah at suberic.net
Wed Dec 3 09:23:32 EST 2003
On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, Emma Comerford wrote:
|My pet peeve at the moment is having neighbours that buy houses with trees and then but
|them down so they're just like the hundreds of other houses they could have bought without
|trees. One neighbour bought a bushy block, cut down some beautifuk old gums (they didn't like
|the leaves being dropped) and then sold the house altogether to move somewhere with "lots
|of lawn and no trees". Why couldn't they decide on this *before* cutting the trees down? And
|who wouldn't notice that every bush block in our area is covered with leaves rather than law?
|Sigh. And another new neighbour has become convinced of the evils of mature trees and looks
|set to do the same.
When my parents moved out of their beautiful old Victorian in the early
'90s, the people who bought the house:
1. Cut down the gorgeous rose hedge that had spent our ten years of
ownership growing through the fence on the corner lot.
2. Painted the house Beige
"I assume that some great catastrophe has occured that would
require us to sit upon a weeping lady?"
-- Loveday the butler, _Lady Dangerous_
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