Benches Near Pat’s Place

“Two empty chairs are not a good use of space. Fill them up with love.” – Jarod Kintz Didn’t expect to see so many seats and benches in one go. This is in the neighbourhood where my daughter lives. Nice catching up with Pat after 9 long weeks of isolation. This is for Xingfumama’s Pull…

Wandering Szentendre

“Towns are like people. Old ones often have character, the new ones are interchangeable.” – Wallace Stegner   Szentendre is a Hungarian old town that can easily be wandered on foot. It is a charming small town with cobbled streets, pretty churches, colourful buildings, loveable street deco of umbrellas and lampshades, art galleries and souvenir…

Red Benches and Trees of Lugano

“Trees are poems that the earth writes across the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran Lugano Lake…named after the beautiful city of Lugano is shared by Italy and Switzerland. It is one of the most beautiful places in the world and is surrounded by mountains. Here are some benches overlooking the lake on the tree lined promenade…

Liebster Award – What a Pleasant Surprise

“Thank you for being an important part of my story.” – Anonymous Liebester Background The Liebster Award is an award aimed at recognising new bloggers to help create connection in the blogging community. RULES Thank the blogger who nominated you, and provide a link to their blog Answer the 11 questions given to you Share…

Thank You for the Rain

“How much of life do we MISS by waiting to see the RAINBOW before thanking GOD for the RAIN.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf After days and days of good sunshine, here comes the rain! And I am just thankful for the beauty it brought us ❤️ This is my entry to Sunshines’s Macro Monday

Delicate

“Flowers grow out of dark moments.” – Corita Kent Going out and seeing my daughter for the first time since lockdown is an amazing feeling. But being able to go out and experience the world again after being cooped up in the confines of my own home for several weeks is a bit daunting. But…

Splash of Colour

“Mere color can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” – Oscar Wilde These photos were taken a few months back in different locations around Melbourne. Such happy colours of the wall, seats and stools. Hope it makes you feel happy too! For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Splash of Colour

The Doors of St Pancras

“He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him.” – Flemish Proverb In the heart of London’s busy King’s Cross stands the majestic St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. The hotel has a stunning red, brick facade and is an example of Gothic Revival Architecture. These photos of doors and arches…

A Return to My Native Land (even only in my dreams)

“Our homes are not defined by geography or one particular location, but by memories, events, people, and places that span the globe.” -Marilyn Gardner I now consider Australia home since I have been living here for more than half of my life. But I can’t help but become teary eyed every time I think of…

Stillness

“My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” – Diane Arbus Being by myself at home during the day is a situation not new to me as I had been doing this since I had my stroke in 2017. Doing video calls on weekends to family is also not new to me, as…

Empty Park Benches

“There is something about park benches, they speak of romance as well as loneliness.” – BleedingNib I am getting bored with walking in the wetlands near my house, so decided to walk in another wetlands about 10 minutes away from us. It is beautiful to look at, as it is so quiet and peaceful. But…

Autumn Glow

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” – Emily Bronte This photo was taken some few weeks ago. With the sun directly shining on it, it seems like it’s on fire. But now the leaves have fallen and all that is left is the bare tree trunk. But it speaks of…