Travel Theme : Sparkle

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The flow and sparkle of water is invigorating on a hot day.

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

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I love to gaze at the ocean, and watch the waves in motion. The ebb and flow and the spray back-lit by the sun.

“There’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.”
Sarah Kay

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Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

Lao Tzu

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“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”
Josh Billings

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The sparkle in a dog’s eye is irresistible.

Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?
Jonathan Safran Foer (author, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)

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Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand… and melting like a snowflake. – Sir Francis Bacon

Ailsa inspires us with this quote and asks us to put some sparkle into our post this week.

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12 thoughts on “Travel Theme : Sparkle

  1. oh Pomme, I never expected the doggies – and how fun they were – and well – after enjoying the quotes and scrolling the water shots – and pausing extra long at the second one and noting how the color of the top image blended so well into that one )and then noted the layers of waves you caught!!) well I guess I wa snot expecting doggies – and it was just a nice surprise! 🙂

    • Lovely comments Y so pleased you enjoyed my images. The dogs are just 2 of the many house sitting dogs we have looked after. I fell in love with all of them…

  2. The first two shots are lovely! .. also like the first dog photo 🙂

  3. Oooh, just lovely. Cool water on a hot day! With our temps soaring to 38C this week, I could have used some of your sparkly water!

  4. Those are some beautiful photos!!

  5. The first picture encompasses what joy, happiness, delight, love for life, fun are. It’s really beautiful.

  6. Love these and want to use them to introduce a group of retired teachers to the joys of blogging. Hope that’s okay with you? Will give your blog address.

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