A passing shower brings welcome freshness, more greenness to the grass. Water cascades from the top into a thousand tiny pools. We hear the ‘plop’ of frogs leaping. Careful where we place our feet, we continue the climb. Eivor and Pearl grind to a halt, star-struck. We know what they’ve seen. They ask whether we can see it too. We blink and tell them we believe them.
stag on the hill
greeting us in peace
a kindred spirit
© Xenia Tran
If you look very closely, you can see the stag peering over the rim of the crag in the top right-hand corner of the second photograph.
Wishing you all a wonderful Tuesday,
with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx
Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.
Settings: f/2.8 – 1/400 s – ISO 160 and f/4 – 1/800 s – ISO 200.
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