Kat’s photo prompt this week, to inspire us to write a 280 character tale, is  of a gnarled and ancient tree.     Here’s my Tale

May the Force Be with You

Jan 18  Work Schedule for the new High Speed Rail route

Destruction of 400 year old pear tree, site of pagan tree worship

Jan16  Rail Unions strike–worst snow storms for 40 years–Chinese financial backers pull out. Demolition reconsidered– Coincidence ?