Trees are everywhere, loved and overlooked, they are wonderful entities!
"The forgotten Treehouse bars of bygone summers in Paris"
here is a wonderful article about this wonderful old custom. It is easy to look back on a past you never lived in wistfully, but the pictures are so magical!
And of course Yggdrasil, the great tree that links the nine worlds in Norse mythology, is beautifully depicted in immense tomes of other worlds. The accepted meaning of the word 'Yggdrasil' is 'Odin's horse'.
The English language derived many of its words from Norse ones. Etymology is brilliant if you are bi-lingual, sometime you can form a connection where words originated, and where current loan words are today. (A non-terrifying form of globalisation, if you will!)
Here is a beautiful old language tree:
Wonderful giants, protectors of supernatural realms and our air-quality, trees have quite a responsibility! But do it with such graceful ease....
All pictures courtesy of Pinterest.
Genuinely I type in "tree" or "kickass shoes" and something always comes up