The first time I saw a bonsai I remember being deeply captivated by its beautiful shape and diminutive size. It was an evergreen tree at the Japanese embassy in Ottawa and I was only a child, on a field trip with my grade-four class. I can still recall the ebony-glazed pot the tree was planted in and the gnarled, almost windswept expression of the tree itself, manipulated into shape by skilful, patient hands.

The term bonsai means simply

by Andrew

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These Bonsai are amazing pieces of art. They take my breath away. Thank you for sharing Andrew. You blog is inspired and appreciated. Deborah