Near where I live…

“Water is the mirror of nature.” – Francis of Assisi I am constantly being grateful for having such peaceful places around me. I am able to combine my daily walk with the joy and serenity of my surroundings. ***photos taken this week from the Casey Wetlands and the Wilson Botanical Gardens For Cee’s Fun Foto…

One Photo… Two Ways

“Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect.” – unknown For LAPD Lens Artist Photo Challenge – For Jez’s Water Water Everywhere My first photo is a rough rendition of boats in the Vltava, the longest river in the Czech Republic. This is just my trial of the Adobe Paint…

Windows on the Wall

“To find extraordinary things, go to the ordinary streets!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Just accidentally saw this in one of the street corners of Melbourne. It looks like a leaf shape or an eye … which extends to the walls of the building. For Ludwig’s Monday Windows

One More Time … from London

“Life is a one way street, and we are not coming back.” – Anon I have posted photos of murals that my son has sent me through a span of several weeks. This is the last of the series but hopefully he will send me again soon. I think this is in Shoreditch or in…

Urban Sydney has gone into Lockdown!

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” –John Green I know how lockdown feels all too well as Melbourne has gone through it 4 times already. With COVID cases continuing to rise in Sydney, their Premier has announced that all of Greater Sydney will go into lockdown.… for two…

Payong

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – unknown “Payong” is a Tagalog (language in the Philippines) word meaning umbrella. It was an essential thing in my bag as I was growing up. Unlike here in Australia, where people just happily walk without it when…

Peeking Though…

“It’s fun to peek into other people’s worlds and see how they go about doing things.” – Nora Jones Walking the streets of Northcote, a suburb of Melbourne, on the new neighbourhood of Pat. These are views from my camera lens … peeking over the picket fences … and seeing the doors and chairs of…

A flower

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse I like this flower both in colour or in Black and white… how about you? Cee’s FOTD Challenge Cee’s BW Challenge

Reflections of Bare Trees

“We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.” – Zen Proverb These photos were taken at the Wilson’s Botanical Gardens as I was walking with my husband. It is now winter here in Melbourne , Australia so things are looking quite gloomy. for Jez’s Water Water…

Where does the path lead you?

“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.”- Anatole France Different paths that I have walked on in the different parts of Victoria in Australia. A trail in the Dandenong Mountains. A hidden entry and walk way in Fairfield Park. Doing an exercise walk in the 1001 Steps in Narre Warren….

Rain kissed the flower

“Rain kissed the flower, And the petals embraced the rain drops.” – Arvinth Manoharan For Cee’s FOTD Challenge

Sunrise…Sunset

“Dear Lord, Every morning when the sunlight hits the window, let me rise up to see the beauty of the world.” – unknown The view from my daughter’s WINDOW… As she was just waking up this Monday morning. “Golden hour of magical light, the sky is alive.” – unknown I took this photo last weekend…