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Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 01:35 pm
Writing for the self-chosen prompt of: Trees. General gathering of thoughts and factoids for the moment. *ponders*

NOTE: Contains spoilers up through "Exit Wounds' (second season finale)!


Jack
planting memorials
growing old
forest of memories

South Wales' oldest trees located : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/4923848.stm
"800-year-old oak" .. "The tree has been initially dated at about 800 years old but Mr Rogers said it could be more than 1,000 years old."

"a forest on the ocean" referencing fleet of ships, from The Mabinogi of Branwen: The Second Branch of the Mabinogi trans. http://www.mabinogi.net/branwen.htm

Adrift in time a fleet of dead behind him

Lived from 1869 forwards to present, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Harkness

Lived from 27 AD forwards to present http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exit_Wounds_%28Torchwood%29