Clock(s) & Jack

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – unknown Sorry, but I am making this post very personal. It is Jack’s birthday, tomorrow, the 1st of August so I am having that as my first word ending with K. _________________________________ “Thank you for always being there for me…

As the sun rises… beneath trees!

“Just as the sun rises, a fresh start begins. We all have a choice. Will you make the most of it?” – Jacqueline Cooper It is the last day of BeckyB’s #TreeSquare challenge so I decided to put this as my farewell post. Plus a quote to think about. Thanks Becky for a wonderful month…

Phillip Island

“The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – unknown Phillip Island is a popular day trip destination from Melbourne. And for me, it is just about an hour away from where I live so when I just feel like something different to do on weekends, I take my sneakers and sun…

Reaching Out!

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” – quirky quotes A quirky Public Art in South Melbourne. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Yellow Trees in my mind

“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy Using the power of the mind I can go back to previous journeys. I can visualize the wonderful trips over and over again……

Through Tim’s Lens

“Sometimes you just got to find an old dirt road and go where it takes you.” – unknown London has now reopened post pandemic (jealous!) Tim and Leigh (my son and daughter in law) decided to go for a few days away to the country roads of Dungeness. These photos are from Tim’s lens and…

Interview #187 – Patricia

“I will let my daughter do whatever her heart wants. I will support her and guide her and give her all the knowledge that I have because I want her to succeed in whatever she loves.” – The Miz Patricia, my daughter, was interviewed by J Robinson and was featured in the Notion Magazine issue…

“Pinoy Pride”

It has always been a Filipino athlete’s dream to win gold in the Olympics, but somehow that hasn’t happened … until now. Although I am living so far away from my homeland, it brought tears to my eyes seeing Hidilyn Diaz, the first ever Filipino to win gold in the Tokyo Olympics. And what a…

Random Blue Houses, Windows and Trees

“If you want the people to understand you, invite them to your life and let them see the world from your window!” – Mehmet Murat ildan London may look gloomy most of the time but seeing these houses made my day bright and cheerful. I love these blue houses in Notting Hill with different shapes…

Rainbow Lorikeet

This is a mural of a Rainbow Lorikeet spotted in South Yarra in Melbourne by Dvante. Jimmy Dvate is a renowned Australian contemporary artist, specialising in large scale public murals. He has been painting in the streets of Melbourne since 1997. For Sami’s Monday Murals Challenge

How old is the Tree?

They say that one of the most accurate way to estimate tree age is to COUNT the annual rings of wood growth. This is for Debbie’s One Word Sunday-Count and for BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Walking Around the play ground

As some of you may know, there are added restriction nowadays here in Melbourne…so walking around within 5 km of where I live is the only place I can go. Fortunately, I happened to pass this Primary school during my walking exercise, which was not lacking in play equipments, public art and seats. So there…