The Burning of the Vines

In the last few months attempts have been made by a few friends to plunder the posts from the vine mountains. Now it is too late; the vine mountains have been set alight.

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At one point we had ten bonfires burning around the farm. [Incidentally I am mentioned once in a book about Bon Scott called Bonfire. Although my dog is mentioned twice, illustrating the relative value of dogs versus children.]

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The cows were a little too far away to benefit from the warmth.

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Every now and then the excavator would poke around the flames and get things burning brighter, just like you do with the fire at home. 

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One of the mountains had more copper sulfate in it than the others and burned with a green-white flame rather than the usual orange.

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After the steel wire has been salvaged the rest ends up six feet under.

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