Books and links

oakWeb Links about Oak trees

http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/5-19-2004-54342.asp nice article on oak trees and the spirit
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Quercus_robur BBC nature article - good
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-about-oak-trees.html about all oak species
http://sylva.org.uk/oneoak/index.php about oak and timber
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2011/sep/01/ancient-trees-green-shoots#/?picture=378489014&index=13 Nice pictures of trees with a lot of oaks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak good old Wikipedia - pretty good on oaks

Mellersh web links

Jeanie's Art http://mellersh.org/jeanie/index.htm
Nick's Plays and pantomimes http://mellersh.org/nick/index.htm
Blog about the footpath - sister blog to the Oak Blog http://footpathinspring.blogspot.com/
Harry the Bridesmaid - a lovely kids book we need to sell http://mellersh.org/harrythebridesmaid/index.html

Books

My Favourites
Trees by Andreas Feininger Penguin
Secret life of trees by Colin Tudge Penguin

Others from Wikipedia's bibliography
An oak tree by Byfield, Liz (1990), Collins book bus, London : Collins Educational,
Oak : the frame of civilization, Logan, William B. (2005) New York ; London : W.W. Norton,
Life cycle of an oak tree, Royston, Angela (2000) Heinemann first library, Oxford : Heinemann Library,
Oak tree, Savage, Stephen (1994) Observing nature series, Hove : Wayland,


Last thought according to E. F. Schumacher - "Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs. Our faith gives us knowledge of something better: that we can become oak trees".

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