Warehouse Doors & Windows

“Happiness often sneaks in a door you did not think was open.” – unknown It is amazing how these Melbourne warehouses are transformed to the next level of awesomeness with a bit of creativity and paint. Wide roll up metal or glass entry doors and windows with amazing street art make up my collection for…

Wanderlust… when Budapest turns to Gold

“BUDAPEST… IS IN fact almost LUDICROUSLY beautiful.” – Anthony Bourdain The iconic Parliament of Budapest taken during the Night River cruise. Water Water Everywhere A trip to Budapest won’t be complete without having an Evening River Cruise. It is a wonderful discovery of how Budapest looks like at night and it is spectacular. It is…

St Giles in Edinburgh

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” — Unknown St Giles’ Cathedral is a parish church located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is known for its…

South Melbourne Market Murals

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Degas The South Melbourne Market used to be open 4 days a week but because of COVID-19 its doors are indefinitely shut. Here are some murals inside the market that highlights the faces of people that have worked there, or have visited…

Having Perfect Symmetry

“Somehow from being perfect halves of a symmetry, we become asymmetrical.” – unknown What is symmetry? Something is symmetrical when it is the same on both sides. A shape has symmetry if a central dividing line (a mirror line) can be drawn on it, to show that both sides of the shape are exactly the same. – google Some…

Outside My Window

“Out of the window I look for you In the kiss of the breeze On the tiny white flowers.” – Inked Thoughts You may be bored about my garden flower posts already…but I have no choice, it keeps popping up before my very eyes… and I love it! FOTD Please click on the photos to…

Empty Seats in Melbourne

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Seats, benches, and tables in several restaurants in Melbourne. But to make it clear, this was pre pandemic so I am wondering why they’re all empty… Pull Up a Seat Please click on the photos to enlarge

Rainforest in the Dandenongs

“At some point in life, the world’s beauty becomes enough.” – Toni Morrison The Dandenong Ranges was a place where I had walks with my husband during weekends when the weather was great. The slopes of its hills are filled with trees and some hidden waterfalls. Living amongst the greeneries are some local birds and…

Wandering the Streets of Florence

“Italy is a dream, that keeps returning the rest of your life …” – unknown Florence or Firenze is, like most Italian cities, filled with churches. I was most impressed by the ‘Gate of Paradise”, the main gate of the Baptistery. It is a 7 foot tall and 3 ton bronze door which depicts scenes…

Travel in Colour

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.” – RuPaul I love colour as you can see in my past posts…the brighter the better. Here are some of the places I’ve been to that are so brilliantly coloured that you may think they are just photoshopped. But they are real alright. CFFC Burano is…

Greetings from My Garden

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” – Ruth Stout It was such a windy spring day so I didn’t even go out for my walk as I am afraid of catching hay fever. But it seems that I don’t even have to go far…

Fred & Ginger House

“In Rome the statues, in Paris the paintings, and in Prague the buildings suggest that pleasure can be an education.” – Caleb Crain This is the Dancing House in Prague, which is also often referred to as ‘Fred & Ginger’ because the building seems to resemble the dancing posture of a couple. (Fred Astaire and…