Tanka: A New Dawn

two whippets sniffing the seaweed on the beach

time turns
all that remains
between us
these ancient roads we walk
the strength of love eternal

© Xenia Tran

a black whippet striding out along the beach

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100.

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #105: Turn Back Time

Becca’s Nurturing Thursday: Strength

Rag Tag Daily Prompt: Dawn

Haiku: Sentient Sea

a blue and white whippet on the beach sniffing driftwood

sentient sea
happy to let driftwood dry
as the moon wishes

© Xenia Tran

a large smooth and curved piece of driftwood on the beach

Wishing you all a wonderful Tuesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Circles, Curves and Arches

Twiglet #147: Dry as the Moon

Your Daily Word Prompt: Sentience

Haiku: Treasures

a black whippet on the beach sniffing the seaweed

breath of light
treasures in the sand
east and west

© Xenia Tran

close up shot of a black whippet sniffing seaweed on the beach

Wishing you all a very happy Monday and a wonderful new week!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100 and f/2.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100.

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #66: Filling the Frame

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #274: Air & Lantern

Word of the Day Challenge: Zest

Haiku: Autumn Buzz

Cairngorms National Park

close up head shot of two whippets with ears on full alert

growing stronger
the sweet hum of hoverfly
in the woods

© Xenia Tran

a view of Loch Morlich and the Cairngorm mountains beyond from the woods

Wishing you all a very happy Thursday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/125 s – ISO 160, f/2.8 – 1/100 s – ISO 100 and f/4 – 1/500 s – ISO 160.

Becca’s Nurturing Thursday

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #273: Forest & Whisper

Carpe Diem #1756: Fly

Wordless Wednesday: Blessed Mountains

Cairngorms National Park

a blue and white whippet climbing a mountain trail followed by a black whippet
a blue and white whippet on a mountain trail in the Cairngorms

Thank you for all your good wishes before our short break! The weather has been very kind and it’s wonderful to see the colours slowly changing.

Wishing you all a magical Wednesday,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/1250 s – ISO 100 and f/4 – 1/640 s – ISO 100.

Wordless Wednesday

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #65:Pick a Place

Wordless Wednesday: Golden Glow

Cairngorms National Park

two whippets on a mountain trail in the Cairngorms
a gurgling stream running down the mountain plateaus in the Cairngorms

Warm greetings from the Cairngorms National Park! We are taking a short blogging break to make the most of this fine weather and will be back next Wednesday.

Wishing you all a wonderful week,

with love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/1600 s – ISO 100, f/2.8 – 1/2000 s – ISO 100 and f/4 – 1/800 s – ISO 100.

Wordless Wednesday

Sunday Stills: Signs of Autumn