Oh what a year that was …. Melbourne

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” – Brad Paisley We are literally in the end of 2020. Same time last year, we were all getting ready for the festive fireworks display in the city. None of us expected what the next year would bring us. Most of…

Here We Go Again!

“Everybody has to do their part.” After 61 days of Melbourne’s Covid Free streak, there are 3 new cases today. I know it’s not much but I still feel gutted.

Streets of the Philippines

“A street that you have never visited is a book that you have never read! You never know what you are missing! – Mehmet Murat Ildan Walking the streets of the Philippines is fun and exciting. It’s not hard to take shots of people unaware… whether it be the working class people, students, teachers, people…

Holiday Blessings to One and all

“Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” – Dale Evans 2020 has been one crazy year for all of us. For me it went from the ravaging Bushfires in January, then to a joyous celebration of my niece’s wedding in end of March (then a blurry series of lockdowns, isolations, hoarding of…

Travel Challenge #10/10

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.” – Trenton Lee Stewart YES… I did it! Finished the 10 day Travel challenge… and coincided with my last day of posting for the year. This last photo is from a Christmas market in Budapest…such amazing and enjoyable time!…

Of Festive Doors & Chairs

“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas eve.” I am feeling very Christmassy now since it is only a week away before the special day. Most of my co bloggers are posting their 2020 by way of their fave door posts. I decided to steer away from that because…

Travel Challenge #9/10

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey I was nominated by Brian from Bushboys World to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel images, and 10 nominations.  Photos…

Travel Challenge #8/10

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag I was nominated by Brian from Bushboys World to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel images, and 10 nominations.  Photos are so much a part…

Gardenia

“Spread fragrance like the gardenia. It does even when it is faded… kAkoli Gardenias have white creamy flowers with glossy leaves and has an exquisite perfume. Their flowers are best during the warmer months of the year… from November to May. FOTD

Travel Challenge #7/10

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life – and travel – leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks – on your body or on your heart – are beautiful. Often, though, they hurt.”…

Looking Up …

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir Here are some of the different trees and texture of tree barks as well as leaves in Australia. CFFC Please click image to enlarge “If you feel like you’re losing everything, remember that trees lose their leaves every year and…

Travel Challenge #6/10

“The traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton I was nominated by Brian from Bushboys World to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel images, and 10 nominations. …