Haibun: A Glimpse of Spring



two whippets in winter jackets playing on the beach


We are enjoying a sunny morning playing on the beach. With Siberian winds approaching we know today’s weather is a good thing. We catch our rays of sun and run. For the first time in weeks the sand is soft, all the way from dune to shoreline.

yellow crocus
here and there a purple pause
before the snows

Β© Xenia Tran


two whippets in winter jackets playing on the beach

We wish you all a blessed new week and leave you with a video clip of Robert Vincent performing ‘So in Love’ live at the UK Americana Awards 2018.

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Setting: f/5, 1/2000 s, ISO 100.


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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.

31 thoughts on “Haibun: A Glimpse of Spring”

  1. Hi Xenia. You are having a touch of Spring and we are enjoying a touch of Autumn, with temperaturs down be 4 degrees celcius from yesterday. 24 – 28 degrees C today. Pearl and Xenia look overjoyed with the sunshine and soft sand. Enjoy!

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