tuesday 10 july 02001 8:56am
chapter nine: in which the tree is named, and not

pittosporum. sounds like a disease, doesn't it? or an insult. the variety is harder to pin down. i think it is pitosporum undulatum. undulatum is nice.

common names: mock orange, cheesewood, victorian box.

hm.

i think i will continue to call it the tree outside the window.