Goddess of the Bluebell Wood

I took my willow “goddess” to the bluebell wood for a photo shoot this morning, as I wanted to capture her amongst the bluebells before they die. I began by making her a fresh flower crown, with flowers picked from the garden, and ivy from the churchyard across the road.

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All of the flowers in the crown came from my garden, apart from the ivy

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There were still bluebells in bloom when I reached the wood, but I noticed that the bracken had started to get taller, and on closer inspection saw lots of ticks on it waiting to pounce on unsuspecting victims!

With this in mind, I was a bit cautious as to where I was willing to walk, but found a few spots which had been trampled down already.

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willow_full_body_blurredI was tempted to leave her in the woods, as I thought it was the perfect setting for her to dwell in all her splendour. After a few moments of uncertainty, I took her back home to the studio, as I decided I would miss her too much if I left her here. At least I now have some decent photos of her to put on my website that I intend to build soon.

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