Tanka: Enigma

Nevis Range


clouds and mist above the Nevis range


turning west
from the clouds of Aonoch Mor
a clear view
of Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil
the calm beyond the storm

Β© Xenia Tran


blue whippet in black raincoat on Aonoch Mor, overlooking Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil

These images were taken while we spent a few days in the Nevis Range as the tail of Hurricane Irma blew past. Today Hurricane Ophelia has done a lot of damage in Ireland and our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been affected.

We wish you a blessed week and may you all stay safe during the storms of life.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photograph by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, settings: Landscape, 1/160 s and Action, 1/400 s, ISO -Auto.


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Author: whippetwisdom

The stories, poems and photographs on this blog are the original creative work of Xenia Tran. Inspired by life in the Scottish Highlands and in awe of nature she gives voice to the wisdom of her adopted and fostered whippets.

46 thoughts on “Tanka: Enigma”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Cathy, the skies were very dramatic that day! It is still quiet here and I hope it is not too wild where you are too. Much love to you and Finn and stay safe! β˜ΊπŸ’– xxx

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    1. Thank you for your kind words and thoughts Anne, it was a very eerie experience. The sky went very dark in the afternoon, the birds disappeared from our garden, the crows were panicking around the church spire and cats were shooting down alleyways. It went still, there was a strange yellow glow and then the crows settled and the birds returned to our garden. We got heavy rains later yet never much wind πŸ’– xxx

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