Multicultural

“My dream would be a multicultural society, one that is diverse and where every man, woman and child are treated equally. I dream of a world where all people of all races work together in harmony.” – Nelson Mandela No words need to be said, this mural tells a story.

Marchfelderhof in Vienna

“So live so that your memories will be part of your happiness.”- Unknown Marchfelderhof, a restaurant in Vienna, is not your usual kind of place. We were already told that, by the Tour Director when we were on our way there. But nothing can compare to what the actual experience was. It started when our…

The Hills of the Highlands

“Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands forever I love.” – Robert Burns   A few hours drive to escape the busy Glasgow and Edinburgh scenario. That is what we did with my cousins, who took us on a Road trip to the Highlands.   It is bittersweet memories for me…

Sitting on a Barge on the Seine

“To move, to breath, to fly, to float. To roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson Who among you is missing travelling? I know most of you do. And who among you would love to go on a cruise? I believe this would have a bit of…

Tree of Life

“I am at home among the trees.” – J.R.R. Tolkien There won’t be any shortage of Coconut Trees in the Philippines as it is one of the top exports of the country. The coconut is popularly known as the “Tree of Life” because of the variety of products that comes from this tree. Aside from…

Three Little Baby Swans in the Wetlands

“Mama loves babies Babies love and adore Mom Truly unique love.” – unknown Oh no…it’s starting to rain. It’s so good I had come back already from my walk to see these little cuties. At the start of the pandemic, there was only mum and dad with me whenI do my walks in the wetlands…

Melbourne Skyscrapers

“Tall buildings and cities are inseparable and complement each other.” – Kheir Al-Kodmany Some of the modern buildings that can be found in the Melbourne CBD. These are offices or residential spaces with retail stores usually at the ground floor.

Close Your Eyes…Make a Wish

“The dandelion does not stop growing because it is a weed. The dandelion does not care what others see. It says, “One day, they’ll be making wishes upon me.” – B Atkinson A dandelion is a yellow weed then turns into a dandelion puff in a span of a few days. I don’t know why…

The Kunst Haus Wien in Vienna

“Windows hold a different dream for each of us.” – Anthony T. Hincks When Jack and I went to Vienna in November of 2018, I really planned on going to this museum because I found its architecture quite intriguing. It was a long walk (because we didn’t know how to take the public transportation) but…

Aboriginal Boy

“When you take a man from his land, you take his life spirit.” – Aboriginal: Australia This is one of Matt Adnate‘s large scale murals known as “Aboriginal Boy” that can be found in Hosier Lane in Melbourne. It is a 23-metre tall mural painted at the rear wall of the McDonals House (no relation…

There Was An Owl

“There was an owl who lived in an oak. The more he heard, the less he spoke; the less he spoke, the more he hears- We all should be like that wise old bird.” – an old nursery rhyme   I don’t when and how and why it started, but I love owls. Around the…

Mosaic Seats in Brunswick Street

“Everyone is in the best seat.” – John Cage It is still three more weeks before the (fingers crossed) lifting of strict lockdown restrictions so I just searched on my archives for some photos for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge. I found these mosaic seats in Brunswick Street which were commissioned works of Giuseppe…