Sunday, 29 March 2015

Cactus Leaf Vandalism

There are times when I really just don't get it - and the it in this case was writing your name and (presumably) initials on the leaf of a cactus / succulent plant in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

I don't know if the initials caught my eye, but I found myself feeling rather cross!

Having said that, it does make a rather interesting sort of image.



You can find more macro shots at Macro Monday2 and I Heart Macro.  SM

22 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

That would make me cross also.

Hannah said...

Defacing the cactus in a garden is tasteless, I can't even figure out what it means. South USA? I suppose if someone owned such a cactus and was an artist they could achieve something pretty, maybe.

Pallavi Puri said...

I would be cross too! I really don't understand why people do vandalism .. On a plant that too.

eileeninmd said...

People do not think before they act.. Very sad!

Lea said...

Reminds me of this little poem from my childhood:
Fool's names like monkey faces alway appear in public places.

Irma said...

Amazing what people can do.
People do not think.
This is not good for the cactus.

TexWisGirl said...

scarred by an idiot.

Linda W. said...

Sadly some people think only of themselves. A senseless act of vandalism. I'd be cross too.

Bob Bushell said...

Yes, that makes me to cry out loud.

Mary Hone said...

Why do people do stupid things like that?

Sylvia K said...

Stupid vandalism it is and so sad that so many people do it!! Yes, makes me mad and disgusted and I, too, ask WHY???

Missy George said...

I agree Stewart..Lots of idiots out there! To what end??

thewovenspoke said...

I ask WHY? to deface anything like that. Sad.

Felicia said...

that is so sad. you should have reported it to the office. people have no respect.

Britta said...

Very nice shot's! :-)
I like it!
Greetings from Hamburg
Britta

Gemma Wiseman said...

There seems to be no special code for this... just maybe a name that wants to be publicised for whatever reason. To do this on a cactus plant I find appalling. Hope the cactus spiked a bit of revenge.

Laura said...

It is an interesting image, but so cruel to carve into a living thing. Thanks so much for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro ♥

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

That is horrible. Just seeing it in a picture makes me more than cross. I cannot understand senseless vandalism at all ever. And to brag about it is nauseating.

Linda M. Carmean said...

Very sad! You are right that it makes an interesting image, but I just don't understand people sometimes!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

It makes an interesting image, but stuff like that always make me mad.

bailey-road.com said...

Such a shame.

Keith Porteous said...

What is wrong with people?