Britta's Letters from (and sometimes about) Berlin
Showing posts with label Bald cypress. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bald cypress. Show all posts

Friday, 24 June 2016

Solace

©Brigitta Huegel


"for the young at heart". Everytime I think about age and growing older, I know where to go to when it really frightens me: I walk off those disagreable feelings by going for a stroll through the beautiful park of Schloss Charlottenburg.
And nature teaches me that everything is relative, and depends utterly on your point of view.
Here you see a Bald cypress in the middle of the photo.
And the very consoling text on a chart about it starts with the words:

"Despite its youthful age of only 225 years, ..."  

Ha, ain't that good news??