Yesterday Wellington showed its wet and foggy face. The surrounding hills were covered in drizzly fog, and looked a bit spooky - reason enough for me to do some exploring.
There are a few cycling and walking paths around the wind turbines in Brooklyn, so I decided to walk up there for a bit. about 30-40 minutes into the path, I found this. I asked myself, why would people dump such stuff up there? Besides the harmful effects of dumping junk in general, and polluting our beautiful landscape, why do people actually go out of their way and drag a 2-stroke engine (which is actually rather heavy) into a bush landscape, on uneven paths, 40 minutes walk from the closest street, and place into a tree? Why didn't they just drive to the landfill, park straight beside the appropriate scrap metal container and just lift it in there?
Honestly, littering one's own back yard isn't just a bad habit, it's doing real harm and affects everyone. But really, making an actual effort to do this, leaves me rather speechless.
At least, nature is claiming back what's taken from her, and at least this engine in the fork of a tree makes for some interesting photography. Still, I'd rather prefer to have JUST the tree in my photos...
This stuff must lie there since years, so, think about what you're doing, please.