Photos from London

“Art is too important not to share.” – Romero Britto Tim took a photo while he was having his bike serviced…thanks son! This is a streetart by Thierry Noir in Shoreditch, London. I believe it is fairly new and this one can be found in Holywell Lane, if any of you may be around that…

Pelicans in the Wild

“Everything needs to grow wild, but it takes time to see the beauty.” – D. Agustin Everyday at 12 noon you can get close to the pelicans of Phillip Island (southeast of Victoria) with the daily feeding on the foreshore next to the San Remo Pier. Because these are wild animals, the number of pelicans…

Greeneries of the McClelland Sculpture Park

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get Lost.” – unknown The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park is located in the outer Melbourne suburb of Frankston in Victoria. You can find about hundreds of sculptures set in its sprawling greeneries and natural surroundings. Hubby took me there last Mother’s Day! ____________________________ The McClelland story began in…

Here we go again!?!

The new normal… it is the acceptance that this will happen again and again and we just have to get used to it. This is Melbourne … by 11:59 tonight, we are back in Lockdown. Acting Premier of Victoria announced that Victoria is to have a 7 day Circuit Breaker snap lockdown. (Fingers crossed 🤞…

Humanity

“Look around at the people God has put in your life. They aren’t there by accident.” Unknown This is the Humanity Series by Graeme Foote and this one is entitled “All about love”. They are stoneware ceramic sculptures of men and women that can be found in the Cloudehill Gardens in Olinda. Graeme Foote has…

Green and Blue

”Green grass, blue skies, yellow sun … we sure live colourful lives!” Let me start with the colour BLUE and GREEN in nature. It is considered cool colours but when it is combined with the rays of sun it can be quite vivid and bright. For LAPC Lens Artist Photo Challenge My daughter sent me…

Going Around the City

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere.” – Jack Kerouac It is almost winter so Jack and I took this opportunity to go everywhere this weekend. We decided to take the train to the city just to be different. But wrong move… the trains were not running direct from our place so we had to…

A Walk in Emerald Lake Park

“Take short walks in the park down a happy trail.” – Frederick Lenz This is Emerald Lake Park, a 52 hectare gardens and bushland, featuring the beautiful Lake Treganowan. It takes just a little bit more than an hour drive from Melbourne CBD. The park is a good place to go for a stroll, a…

Two doors, a mural and a signage

“Old ways won’t open new doors.” – Anonymous For this week’s CMMC – May Pick a Topic from my Photo, and Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge This is just an amateurish mural that my daughter saw in one of her walks. It also shows a roller door on one side, a wooden door on the other…

In Colour or Black & White

“When your life seems Black n White, make sure that you dream in color”. – unknown The topic for this week’s CFFC (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge) is Black & White vs Colour. I thought that birds and leaves may be a great way to show the texture in colour as well as in the absence of…

Japanese Anemone

“A white flower grows in quietness. Let your tongue become that flower.” – Rumi for Cee’s FOTD – Japanese Anemone

Buda Windows

“Bless those who see life through a different window and those who understand their view.” – Unknown I have featured recently the gardens of Buda in Castlemaine. Today, let me take you to the windows of this beautiful place. Buda Historic Home and Gardens is one of the heritage assets of the Castlemaine region, a…