Haibun: Comfort

I’d comment but can’t see the screen…tears…

the video is really worth a watch…what a love story.

Thanks Xenia Tran…for all your lovely posts.

Whippet Wisdom - a Highland Journey

black whippet in a winter jacket walking towards the camera on a forest trail covered in autumn leaves

It is almost two years ago that Mark Woods had to make a difficult decision. Walnut the whippet was eighteen years old and had been increasingly unwell. He wanted to take his faithful friend for one last walk on his favourite beach. In a simple Facebook post he invited other dogwalkers to come along if they wanted to say goodbye to Walnut. The post was shared and shared. When we saw it on Twitter we shared it too.

Hundreds of people turned up. Children walked up to Walnut to stroke him and say goodbye. He was hugged, time and time again, while Mark carried him around wrapped in a blanket. Walnut’s eyes were full of love. Occasionally, he would look up at Mark and lick his face.

autumn gathers
her blanket of comfort
around our heart

© Xenia Tran

two whippets in winter jackets walking towards each other on a forest trail with autumn leaves

The video below shows a recent interview with Mark.

With love…

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Thought a blog might help me develop better writing habits so I could finally finish my book, 16 years in the writing, but so far it's mostly photos and FUN!

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