Haiku: Winter Solstice

 

leafless trees, a pile of ancient stones and a stone bench silhouetted in morning mist with a hazy sun

 

in mist
twice the sunlight
on solstice day

Β© Xenia Tran

 

sun breaking through morning mist and low cloud above the river Shin in Sutherland

 

sun breaking through morning mist and low cloud above the river Shin in Sutherland

Wishing everyone in the Northern Hemisphere a Happy Winter Solstice, everyone in the Southern Hemisphere a Happy Summer Solstice and everyone who celebrates Christmas happy Holidays!

We are taking a short blogging break and will be back next week.

With love from Xenia xxx

 

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/6.3, 1/1000 s, ISO 200, f/5, 1/1000 s, ISO 160 and f/4, 1/1000 s, ISO 125.

 

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Author: Tranature - quiet moments in nature

The stories, poems and photographs on Tranature are the original creative work of Xenia Tran, inspired by the natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.

30 thoughts on “Haiku: Winter Solstice”

        1. Thank you dear Christine, I just shared this image through Twitter- they are beautiful looking birds πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸ¦ xxx

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    1. Thank you dear Lois, I have a feeling Santa Paws has a few special treats in store for them!πŸ˜πŸŽ… A very Merry Christmas to you, Parker and Piper too from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŽ„πŸˆ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Steph, wishing you a wonderful Solstice and happy holidays too! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŒž xxx

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    1. Thank you dear Laurie, a very happy Solstice and Christmas to you and Clif too from all of us here! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŒžπŸŽ„xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, the glen was filled with morning mist and it looked beautiful with the hazy sun. A wonderful Christmas to you and Finn too from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŽ„πŸŽ… xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words and good wishes dear Eliza, a happy Solstice and Christmas and a blessed New Year to you too! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŽ„ xxx

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