Walking blind in the Brecon Beacons

If there’s one thing spring stands for it’s newness in all its forms. New life, fresh starts and, most importantly, new adventures.

Earlier this month we ventured out on a spring morning to the Brecon Beacons. Pen y Fan was our destination and our goal was to reach the top and see some stunning Welsh countryside. I don’t think Pen y Fan quite got the memo though. The weather forecast had predicted fog up until 10:00. ‘Perfect!’ I thought. ‘By the time we reach the top it will be just burning off and I’ll get some beautiful photos.’

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A Little Afternoon Jaunt


In response to The

Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Warmth.”

On the coldest day of the year, it seemed like a great idea to get outside and go for a long, brisk walk around the outskirts of Bristol. You’d think it would be a lot more appealing to snuggle up indoors with a good book and a cup of tea. Thankfully some good company, including a very excitable four legged friend, made it more than enjoyable.

All that running around meant a certain someone was keeping warm!
All that running around meant a certain someone was keeping warm!

I thought this fitted in nicely with the ‘Warmth’ theme: the sun, just setting in the sky, is throwing out its last few warming rays, and highlights the dog’s warm golden coat. Of course the dog’s breath on the left of the image is warm and clashes against the cold afternoon air creating the wisp of breath before her. And last but not least there’s the warm, expectant gaze of the dog towards its master, just out of the shot, and the yummy treat that awaits!

Hope you’ve all had a lovely Monday, enjoy your dog walking today, and may it be sunny (if cold!) with you as well!