A beautiful friendship

They dance on shimmering sands
Their sun-kissed limbs glistening in the fading sun
Their limbs entwine

A friendship of old

Renewed on a foreign shore 

Laughing, they frolic in the waves
Hair flying, caught by sea spray
As if carried by unseen mischievous nymphs
Their joy is palpable
Their faces alive

And they share a beautiful friendship

That is pure gold!

For Alexandra and Maddy with love Frannie xx

© 2013 Francesca Muir

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  • Millie January 18, 2013   Reply →

    Very special words and photosFrancesca, love this post xx

  • Robert Geiss January 18, 2013   Reply →

    Such wonderful images !

  • Jackie and Joel Smith January 18, 2013   Reply →

    Oh my gosh! This one is so moving I got goose pimples reading it! Thank you for such a lovely one ~ Jackie xo

  • Genie -- Paris and Beyond January 18, 2013   Reply →

    You appear to have captured these two with an invisible camera, so carefree is their manner, not bothered by the photographer. Love this series!


  • Virginia January 18, 2013   Reply →

    That couldn't be more beautiful F.

  • Colleen Starr January 18, 2013   Reply →

    This is really beautiful.

  • Eva Inathens-Greece January 19, 2013   Reply →

    Wonderful photos and post, Francesca!

  • Malyss January 19, 2013   Reply →

    great shots and fabulous mood here!

  • Mum January 19, 2013   Reply →

    I feel they could be sisters from another life so alike they are in beauty and expression. Perhaps they are? Love

  • BELINDA KLEIN January 19, 2013   Reply →

    The test of a true friendship can be distance, alot like relationships.
    May these two beautiful girls always be able to take up where they left off despite their differences and the miles between them.
    Thankyou for this beautiful post.
    B x

  • lisa | renovating italy January 19, 2013   Reply →

    Oh what a beautiful friendship and it reminds me of my own special friends who would dance with me on the sands….

  • Francesca Muir January 19, 2013   Reply →

    Thank you all so much for your wonderful response to this Beautiful Friendship. I have watched these two beauties blossom and grow in their own different ways in different cities, but they pick up where they left off without missing a beat, no matter the days in between. I wish the same for you and thank you for your friendship. I look forward to picking up where we left off – somewhere on a distance shore maybe. You make my life SO much richer. F xx

  • Nathalie Beaumes January 3, 2014   Reply →

    There's so much love and beauty in your shots, it's a wonderful series to start the year.
    Greetings from Provence!

  • Merisi January 4, 2014   Reply →

    A wonderful photo essay about a very special friendship!
    Thank you for sharing it with us and best wishes for a Happy New Year,

  • Francesca Muir March 29, 2016   Reply →

    Thank you xx

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