The Jeepney is Kinda Very Full

“The Philippines is where Asia wears a smile…” – anonymous Only in the Philippines… For your information, this is not a normal scene in the Philippines. But it does happen quite often in the provinces where modes of transportation doesn’t arrive regularly. Don’t worry, the people seem quite happy and comfortable even though the Jeepney…

My Kind of Afternoon in Highbury

“I can’t get enough of London! I love all the picnic benches, the old-school phone booths and parks in the middle of the city.”  – Jessica Lowndes Two years ago and it is still very fresh in my mind. A day with my husband and daughter in a local park in Highbury Fields, London. ‘Twas…

This is My Kind of Garden

“Gardening is an act of faith in the future.” – unknown This is an unexpected garden in the city amidst the buildings, modern shops, restaurants and iconic architecture. Nothing grand…just sort of a rustic approach to gardening and art setting. This Art Garden can be found near the corner of Acland Street, St Kilda in…

Empty Seats in Melbourne

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Seats, benches, and tables in several restaurants in Melbourne. But to make it clear, this was pre pandemic so I am wondering why they’re all empty… Pull Up a Seat Please click on the photos to enlarge

Waiting on Seats

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child Travelling won’t be complete and won’t be half as fun without my travel buddy. My husband and I had so many happy memories through the years. And it is not just from seeing the iconic places or the museums or the churches…

Warratina Lavender Farm

“Lavender – the Color and Scent of Relaxation, Youthfulness, Creativity, Imagination, Optimism.” – unknown This is the Warratina Lavender farm in Wandin Yallock in Victoria. Pull Up a Seat Some rustic wooden benches

Parisian Cafe In Purple

”Paris is always a good idea.” – Audrey Hepburn The Au Vieux Paris d’Arcole is a hidden gem in central Paris. It is a charming cafe that is only a few metres away from the famous Notre Dame and is very popular to tourists. People have used the facade for their wedding background and also…

Sitting on a Barge on the Seine

“To move, to breath, to fly, to float. To roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson Who among you is missing travelling? I know most of you do. And who among you would love to go on a cruise? I believe this would have a bit of…

Rainy Days & Seats in Budapest

This is for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge And for the final day of BeckyB’s July Squares- SquaresPerspectives. I would definitely miss being a square 🙄

Trash or Treasure?

“Nothing always stay the same. You don’t stay happy forever. You don’t stay sad forever.” – Cat Zingano Wearing a mask has just been made mandatory since yesterday here in Melbourne. Cases of Covid-19 has continually gone higher day by day and fatality count has gone up too, mostly among the elderly. I am really…

Autumn’s Smile in Prague

“Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Bryant You may say that Prague is a beautiful place whatever the season. But when I went there in autumn of 2018, with its moody skies and its leaves of auburn, crimson, copper and gold, I automatically fell in love with the city from the very…

What’s Under There?

“When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognise the good things that happens in their lives everyday.” – Paulo Coelho Our lives were returning to normal at the start of July when suddenly there was a spike in cases of Covid-19, that right now Melbourne and surrounding suburbs are…