Doors in my own style

Here are a few doors that was my entry for some of the art challenges in Instagram. Just as in WordPress where we have challenges and themes every week, Instagram also has the same. I just want to share with you some of the DOORS which I have sketched in my own style. I sketched…

The View of the Hills

“You know sometimes in life it just takes one little push to get you over the hill and from there it can be a beautiful ride.”- Chris Harrison One of my frustration in life is that I wasn’t able to go trekking or even go climbing when I was younger. I missed out on hiking…

A walk around Lake Daylesford

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” – Wallace Stevens I never get tired of Daylesford. Although I have been there a couple of times before, I still enjoy the peacefulness of its lake. But what more this time around when I have my whole family with me. On one side was…

A wall mural in South Yarra

I have captured changes to the exterior of the Bailey Nelson Chapel Street store. This is a mural done by Tom Gerrard who is a Melbourne based contemporary artist. This is one of the biggest walls he’s ever painted! It is also painted around the windows of the shop. This first one was a mural…

Doors of Street Boxes

“Some doors are meant to be kept closed.”-unknown Some door discoveries around Melbourne. I am not quite sure where exactly.

Balaclava

Tim and Leigh arrived back in London a few days ago, safe and sound. These shots were taken in Balaclava last week during their last day here in Melbourne. Balaclava is an inner suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km south-east of Melbourne’s CBD. We had a walk in the bustling Carlisle Street which is…

A Morning at Schwerkolt Cottage

Last Saturday was my first time to join this group of happy and talented artists of the Melbourne Urban Sketchers. I was with Jack and intentionally came early to be able to walk the grounds before everybody arrived. This historic museum complex surrounded by 2.25 hectares of bushland was established in 1884, with historical buildings,…

I feel teary eyed…

My tears were about to fall But I caught it just in time And I remembered the happy few weeks we had The lovely conversations about your life in London The game of UpWords that we played ‘Til the wee hours of the morning So I say to myself not to fret It won’t be…

Urban Environment

“For those who are lost, there will always be cities that feel like home.” – Simon Van Booy I am from the suburbs… 45 minutes away from Melbourne CBD but I love going to the city. What I love most are its tall skyscrapers… Its architecture… Its streetart… Its weekend craft and food markets… Its…

The Queen is home

The body of the Queen arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse after a six-hour journey from Balmoral Castle (the Queen’s summer sanctuary in the Highlands) to Edinburgh. The Queen lived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, her official residence in Scotland. Standing at the end of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, this magnificent palace is the home…

Orange

“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” – Christina Rosetti A lovely bloom in my well lit indoor garden taken on my iphone. This is a Clivia Miniata Lilly Orange.