The altruism of tree planting

There are plenty of trees in the part of London where I now live. I spent the first ten years of my life hardly ever seeing a tree, and when I did see trees they were stout huge park trees in Victoria Park. I wondered how children could ever climb them, as they always seemed to climb them in the children’s stories I read, but those stories also told of grass which I rarely saw. I never played a game of football on grass until I was eleven years old. Continue reading