Windows in Paris

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.” – Thomas Jefferson This is in relation to my previous post about Paris. These are photos of windows that my son sent me while he was there. Some windows with shutters. The view of the glass ceiling and mural…

It’s in the Eyes

“ It’s in the eyes always the eyes.” – unknown Frankly speaking I really don’t have much portrait photos and eye shots so I really struggled with this challenge. Anyway, here is my take on the topic and hopefully I do alright. For Lens Artist Photo Challenge It is always a joy to see kids’…

Organ Pipes National Park

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” – Mandy Hale. Pat, my daughter, went for a Solo Roadtrip to the Organ Pipes National Park located in the Central Region of Victoria, Australia. She sent these lovely photos to me. Hope you enjoy them….

Postcard Photos from Tim

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – unknown Tim and Leigh (my son and Daughter in law) are now enjoying some time in Europe before they take that first flight to Melbourne since pandemic. Missing my boy and can’t wait to see them in July. These are from Venice when…

Through the Red Door

“Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.” – Pinterest For Lens Artist Photo Challenge LAPC, and Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge… here are some red doors that I found from my wanderings. Lovely pinkish red door with intricate metal design in Melbourne. A temple in Cebu, an island in the Philippines. Red…

I look back to these Landscapes

“Don’t look for new landscapes. Use new eyes to see what is already there.” _ Gerald Causse For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC Chocolate Hills in Bohol, Philippines Mt Titlis in Switzerland Cape Schanck in Victoria, Australia In Scotland The mountains in Catalonia, Spain In the Highlands of Scotland

Hawker style restaurant in a Melbourne alleyway

“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme Last weekend was rainy and cold…but that didn’t stop us from catching up with Pat and trying out this famous Char Koay Teow place in the middle of the Melbourne CBD. It was more than 30 minutes of wait as we were…

Melbourne in Full Colour

“There’s a reason we don’t see the world in black and white” – Celerie Kemble Oh yes, the world is not black and white so why not see it in its most colourful way! For Marsha’s Photographing Public Art Challenge For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Bricks & Stones

“Don’t wish for bricks when you can build from stone.” – Leigh Bardugo For Cee’s Black & White Photo – CBWC

Love and Peace

“After violence, hope is all that remains.” – Sherele Moody The Red Heart Campaign was started by award winning journalist Sherele Moody to encourage every Australian to take action to end violence to women and to children. This is a very meaningful streetart so I am hoping that people don’t paint over it! A newish…

Reflection

This is a dramatic makeover of the Hanover House in Melbourne. Artist Atong Atem was commissioned to create this vibrant 1970s-style wallpaper design which apparently light up at night. (This I have yet to see). Monday Windows This is the building’s window reflection from a neighbouring highrise.

Let us go for a walk

“Make a splashTake time to reflectListen to natureReed moreBe greenDon’t get bogged downWhat’s the rush?”– YourTrueNature.com Many times I have wrote about my journey overseas or my visit to nearby Melbourne streets or to some towns in Victoria, Australia. But for Anne’s topic for this week, Local Vistas, I have decided to take you to…