Caught by the River

Ubiquitous Ash

17th November 2012

“Sometimes things can hide from us in plain view. The ash tree was one of the last trees I remember learning to identify when I was young.”

The ash tree is under attack. With the news full of depressing stories about the seemingly unstoppable threat of ash dieback, the good folks at Little Toller books decided to start an online conversation extolling the beauty and ‘the virtues of ash’. Poet Jos Smith responded with a glorious piece of prose that you can
read in full over on the publisher’s website. If you fancy carrying on the conversation, get in touch with Little Toller.