06 Jul '12, 2am

The Annotated Budak: Paint it red by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Paint it red by @budak

Few, in their daily pursuit of fleeting gains and lazy dashes from one chilly box to another, bother to peer up at the bowers of rain trees, yellow flames and angsanas that still flank some of the island's wider boulevards and house in their outstretched limbs a bestiary of uncivilised proportions. Few pay heed to the flashes of azure , orange dragons and streaks of furry brown that call from the canopy above the city's broad avenues and slippery roads. Fewer still notice the restless songbirds , shrieking cuckoos , gliding lizards and tiny blue butterflies that chart their own routes through town, darting from tree to tree or floating from one grassy patch to another, staying a perilous step ahead of cutters and sprayers as well as planners who prefer cool, clean concrete to the chaos of warm things . One fragile beauty that has survived the clearing of lowland forests to...

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