A Button in Brick Lane

“I don’t care how old I am, If I walk by a toy that has a “Try Me” sticker on it, I’m pushing that button! Would you? – unknown A Mural by Otto Schade which I found in Brick Lane, London, UK. I am just not sure if it is still there because this was…

S is for Steeples and Spires

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama I don’t know why I am fascinated by the spires of churches, but when I see it, I am in awe of its majestic religious structure. Commonly used in Gothic architecture, it symbolises the spiritual pointing to the heavens. For Lens Artist Photo…

Sculpture Of Stacked Slates and Stones

“Sculpture is an art of the open air. Daylight, sunlight, is necessary to it, and for me, its best setting and complement is nature.” – Henry Moore The Park is an outdoor gallery within 135 hectares of landscaped grounds. Unlike other Australian sculpture parks, Pt. Leo Estate Sculpture Park includes works by major international as…

White Chairs in Somebody’s Wedding

“Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.” – unknown Went to the Carlton Gardens a few weeks ago and saw a wedding going on. Such a happy occassion…with pretty wooden white chairs! The Gardens is an oasis in the middle of the city and is a favourite venue for weddings. Pull Up a Seat…

In Black & White

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu I should have been in my home town now if it had not been for the pandemic. I miss my place of birth. … my family and friends back home. … speaking in my native tongue. … eating my native…

Doors by the Beach

“Give me coffee to change the things I can And the beach To accept the things I can’t” – unknown At the Shire Hall Beach in the Mornington Peninsula, near the colourful bathing boxes, I found this lovely tiny house with doors and murals on all four sides. I later on found out that this…

Pinocchio in Red

“Always let your conscience be your guide.” – Pinocchio This is in Firenze or Florence, the birthplace of Pinocchio. And here you will find the Bartolucci store, which is an amazing little shop of everything that is Pinocchio. Please click image to enlarge A Red Pinocchio Hat … interesting idea where to put the ice…

Green, Red & Blue

“Spread GREEN, Save BLUE, Donate RED & Make a healthy environment.” – Jakirul Islam Another day of random things…I should stop doing this. But it is so much fun searching and reminiscing… Update: Victoria’s snap 5 day lockdown has been lifted but some restrictions still remain. No new cases in the past 24 hours! –…

Stacks of Random Stuff…

“Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and in all the nooks.” – dr. seuss Wouldn’t you love seeing these stacks of things? From promenades in Southbank in Melbourne to a mural in Frankston, from Christmas markets in London and in Budapest and in Mornington, from the Hope Street shop in…

Bright Marigolds

“Today is going to be a great day.” – unknown Marigolds are great plants to brighten the garden with its rich yellow, lemon, gold, orange and reddish-brown flowers. For Cee’s FOTD

Windows of St Augustine Church

“Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t there before.” – unknown Monday Windows This church is called the St Augustine Church and it can be found in Bantay, Ilocos Sur in the Philippines. It was built in 1691-1692, completed in 1710 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be one of the…

A Robot in Pran Central

“Art is too important not to share.” – Romero Britto This is called The Phlegm Robot and can be seen only if you look up on one of the five story buildings in Chapel Street in Melbourne. Phlegm, a UK based artist was commissioned to paint this robot on the Love and Lewis building attached…