Green Foliage

“In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow.” – Amit Ray I had just finished watching a travel show and it made me think. After more than a year of the pandemic there’s this question running through my mind. Would travel ever be…

Australian Native Flowers

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Here are some of the Australian Native flowers which are very handy since they survive the whole year round…yes even in winter. Proteas, Grevillea, Banksia, Wattle are some of the names…. but you know me I don’t know much about flowers so I will leave that…

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…

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…

Old vs New

“Everything old is new again. It is all about old-world glamour.” – unknown For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Old vs New

Reality vs Imagination

“Reality leaves a lot to the Imagination.” – John Lennon This is a challenge that is putting real animals or nature versus objects that are products of man’s imagination… For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge  A yellow orchid from our garden and the other photo is of a Batik textile painting of orchids. While in Malaysia…

When in Paris …

“Better to illuminate than to merely shine.” – Thomas Aquinas Sometimes you just have to drag yourself to going to the same iconic structure twice in one day just to see it from a different point of view. And it definitely didn’t disappoint. One was taken while on a River Cruise and the other when…

Sparkle & Shine Bright

“DREAM big SPARKLE more SHINE bright” Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge CFFC – Shine Brightly BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Shine Brightly “Both light and shadow are the dance of love.” – Rumi ”Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out if the dark.” – Katrina Mayer

Looking Upon Decay…

“I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.” – Henry Miller I love how these flowers are still standing upright even in decay… “There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind.” – Sarah Josepha Hale…

Do All Birds Fly?

“In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” – Robert Lynd   CFFC – All kinds of Birds Please click photo to view full image.

Pail & Pale

“Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it if you can.” Danny Kaye For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Pail or Pale

A Hole on the Wall

“One may see through a wall, if there’s a hole in it.” – German Proverb CFFC – Hole on the Wall Seeing the French city of Carcassonne through a hole on the wall of La Cite, a medieval fortified city. Seeing the Loire River from an opening on the walls of the Chateau d’Amboise in…