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Sunday, 10 March 2013
A thin trunk of ivy-covered sycamore was threatening our telephone line so six months ago I cut it off. The rest of the tree appears fine but a vivid orange gunk is now flowing out from the stump and dribbling down the side. This has been going on for about two weeks and probably coincides with rising sap.