Swallowed Bench

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    This bench-eating tree is in the grounds of the Kings Inns on Constitution Hill, North Dublin. The Kings Inns is a school for lawyers and was founded in 1541 on Innes Quay. In the 1800's, James Gandon, having just designed the Four Courts, designed the new school here. The beautiful building is behind and to the right of the camera. See below, though ye can't really see it!

    Dave Treadwell, Vicky TGAW, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. chimphappyhour 55 months ago | reply

      Nom, nom, nom. Mmm, bench.

    2. bawtrees 55 months ago | reply

      I have heard of The Kite Eating Tree, never a bench eating one. Well found.

    3. s a m s t a c k 55 months ago | reply

      Great find!
      That tree is begging to have eyes painted on it...

    4. Shellonious 55 months ago | reply

      Chimp: Heh, you have eaten bench before? Maybe you could suggest it to your chef friend as a 'wacky' dish idea ;)

      Bawtres: Ha, yeah. Now you have :)

      Sam: Thanks. I saw it years ago but never took a good photo of it till now. Eyes, huh? Good Idea :)

    5. Ivan Sorensen | www.ivansorensenphotography.com 55 months ago | reply

      Bench and sap is the cookies n milk of the forest denizens doncha know!

    6. pearceval 54 months ago | reply

      Wow! I guess that bench has been there a few years!

    7. Mark Phillip 54 months ago | reply

      Thats a great shot :) Very funny actually :)

    8. Shellonious 54 months ago | reply

      Ivan: I guess I am missing out ;P

      Pearceval: Yes it has! Not sure how long though.

      Mark: Thank you.


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