Looking at the book
collection on the shelves, there is still no work of my own in April
2010 ?a dream yet to be fulfilled! Simple mathematics - to print
1,000 copies of a 100-page book takes about HK$20,000 ?30,000 ?
that the cost to catch up with the fad of publishing! Then, I
have a second thought. The daily browsing rate of he Vale of
is about 600 ?1,300 person-times. Compare it to the 1,000 readers
who buy the ook?and it quite obvious which is more
I started to sort out and edit the articles in
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April 2010 and then put them in the eekly in the Old Days?
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Later they will be put back in the reen Square?/span>
There are a total of 70 articles, all written in the years 2008 to
2010, during which, I was admitted to arborist and completed a
Diploma in Applied Psychology. All these studies improve the
readability of the articles. With the English translation by Mary,
hopefully, readers are also able to peruse the contents from a
There are quite a number of additions and
deletions made to the old versions. Each article has more text but
with less verbose introduction of tree species. The writing style
becomes more unified. To categorize, similar articles are put
together and some are dropped as I have no idea where to put them.
It makes reading easier.
Original photos of some articles were lost. Some
information may lead to unnecessary controversy. Such will be
deleted when books are going to be published, but will be retained
in the online version.
70 online articles ?if we spend a minute on each
version, you will need 140 minutes. I believe it is good leisure
reading and hope you will enjoy.
Next time when you visit, there will be more
trees to be introduced. See you online!
*translated by Mary Chung