shadow play

The things I do …

Every year, around the end of January, I’m beginning to feel that winter should be over soon.
So I start going out, cutting little boughs from bushes and putting them in a vase and in a warm room.
A few weeks later they start to sprout and bloom.
It’s a bit like ‚Barbara branches‘ but without the Christmas and with a bit less symbolism. Whereas I think fertility, life and hope are still there.
Every evening they to these great shadow plays:

I stop cutting branches when I’m feeling nature has cought up with my expectations, which is around nowish …

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Man muss der eignen Phantasie schon etwas entgegensetzen, das ist ja sonst nicht auszuhalten.

5 Gedanken zu „shadow play“

  1. REPLY:
    These little mistakes are bound to happen …
    Thanks for correcting me, I really appreciate it 🙂

  2. Your shadow plays are really quiet beautiful! I love the delicate and fragile, almost dreamlike look of shadows. So beautiful..

    The spelling-nerd in me also insinst to point out that you mean „life“. Living it is what you do with your life 🙂

  3. REPLY:
    Is it just me or does he look a bit like _

    I’ve done different variations on this, but the pictures are taken from a single bough.
    I can take more if you like.

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