Phillip Island

“The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – unknown Phillip Island is a popular day trip destination from Melbourne. And for me, it is just about an hour away from where I live so when I just feel like something different to do on weekends, I take my sneakers and sun…

Walking Around the play ground

As some of you may know, there are added restriction nowadays here in Melbourne…so walking around within 5 km of where I live is the only place I can go. Fortunately, I happened to pass this Primary school during my walking exercise, which was not lacking in play equipments, public art and seats. So there…

Aboriginal Art behind a leafless tree

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.”– Australian Aboriginal Proverb This is for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday I saw this public art behind a tree as we were walking from a…

From Orange Trees to Orange Beanies

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Orange, which incorporates a few other Challenges. These are some orange trees during the past autumn season at the Rhododendron Botanical Garden. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Orange variety of flowers for…

Creatures in Australia made from Trees

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles Schultz These are Australian animals made from tree trunks. I am not sure if this is an authentic tree trunk but it seems like it. These cute sculptures can be found in my usual walking trail. Captions were…

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…

Drewery Lane Project

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” – Kalu Ndukwe Kalu   Drewery Lane is in the Melbourne CBD and is home to Legacy House. This charitable organisation is committed to caring for families of people who have lost…