I came across this wonderful driftwood stump while on the Wednesday Walk. The part sticking up is affixed - a former root. For some strange reason, it immediately reminded me of an illustration I had once seen of Mr. Toad from Wind in the Willows, where he is standing on a hill, leaning on his cane, looking across the river.
Here's a close up:
(Black Jack's Carol will get the title to this entry! So, Carol, what does Bill see in this pic?)