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Edera / Ivy

Un paio di weekend fa sono andata a passeggiare in un luogo vicino al mio bosco che amo particolarmente. Sul sentiero che ho percorso la neve era ancora alta, dove era più morbida ci si affondava quasi fino al ginocchio, e dopo poco che camminavo è iniziato a nevicare. Sono arrivata a una minuscola borgata che d'inverno è completamente disabitata, un luogo incantato, in mezzo a un fitto bosco di castagni secolari. Mentre scattavo le mie foto sono scese le nubi dalle cime dei monti circostanti, e mi sono trovata circondata dal bianco. Si vedevano distintamente solo i tronchi imponenti dei castagni, guardiani di un regno che durante l'inverno resta inaccessibile all'uomo. Più in là di così infatti non si riusciva a proseguire, perciò sono tornata indietro, uscendo dal silenzio ovattato delle nuvole. Sulla via del ritorno ho scorto un muro ricoperto di edera che alla salita mi era sfuggito, e ho approfittato delle belle foglie verdissime per fotografare questa mia creazione, uno degli ultimi scaldacolli della stagione. Oggi c'è una temperatura esagerata, ma nella mia idea questo capo doveva servire per i giorni di passaggio tra l'inverno e la primavera, quando comincia a spuntare il verde ma il gelo dei mesi freddi si fa ancora sentire... forse quest'anno non servirà, ma realizzarlo è stato divertente, soprattutto la ricerca dei bottoni da abbinare...

A couple of weekends ago I took a walk in a place near my wood that I particularly love. The path I took was still covered with high snow, and where the snow was softer I discovered it was knee-deep. After a while it also began to snow. I finally arrived to a really small village that is completely uninhabited during the Winter, an enchanted place in the mid of a thick chestnut wood of centuries-old trees. As I took some photos the clouds came down from the top of the mountains around, and I found myself surrounded by white. The only thing I could distinctly see were the majestic trunks of the chestnuts tree, the guardians of a reign that in Winter time remains inaccessible to men. It wasn't possible to go any further, in fact, so I went back and came out of the muffled silence of the clouds. On my way back I noticed a wall covered with ivy, so I decided to use the beautifully green leaves to take some pics of this creation of mine, one of the last neckwarmers of the season. Today we're having excessively hot weather again, but in my mind this item was to be worn during these days between Winter and Springtime, when you begin to see the green around but you still feel the cold of the past months... maybe this year it won't be of use, but I had fun anyway making it, especially looking for the buttons to match with it...


Se vi piace questo scaldacollo primaverile potete trovarlo nel mio shop, o se preferite potete contattarmi via e-mail.

If you like this springy neckwarmer you can find it for sale in my shop, or you can send me an e-mail.

Aggiungo un paio di foto del posto di cui vi ho parlato, purtroppo le condizioni meteo non hanno reso facili gli scatti, ma questi dovrebbero rendere l'atmosfera che vi ho descritto...

I'll add a couple of photos of the place I've talked about, unfortunately the weather made it a little difficult to take good pics, but I think these captured the feeling I described in my post...



Comments

  1. e però vorremmo anche le foto di questi posti incantati che ti ispirano tanto... che bell'atmosfera, neve, bosco, sentiero, nubi. Magia

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  2. Dopo una bellissima descrizione e racconto del luogo ...un bellissimo scaldacollo....Direi che è proprio intonato con il luogo che hai scelto per fare la foto!!!! Buona giornata

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  3. Bellissimo l'effetto "arricciato" del filato!
    Ciao
    Paola

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  4. Beautiful pictures! The snowy place really has an enchanted atmosphere. Your new neckwarmer is great ♥, and wonderfully photographed. Guess what directly came in my mind when I saw its picture with all the ivy leaves around? The Green Man :-)

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  5. Oh Wow! Your pictures are so atmospheric! Your neckwarmer has beautiful colours too.
    Ali

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