UP there where Mr Poetry Sits

“Sculpture and paintings are moments of life; poetry is life itself.” – Walter Savage Landor Sitting high UP on the corner of Brunswick Street and Argyle Streets in Fitzroy is Mr Poetry, a sculpture by Peter Corlett. Mr Poetry is Adrian Rawlins (1938-2001), a poet and music journalist. He is described as: ‘Adrian Rawlins: poet,…

Of Festive Doors & Chairs

“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas eve.” I am feeling very Christmassy now since it is only a week away before the special day. Most of my co bloggers are posting their 2020 by way of their fave door posts. I decided to steer away from that because…

Park St Cafe

“If it’s the right chair, it doesn’t take too long to get comfortable in it.” – Robert de Niro It was a perfect day for brunch with my family last weekend. This is the outdoor “social distancing” set up in the Park St Coffee Shop in Carlton North, Victoria. You may say that it doesn’t…

At the Botanical Gardens

There’s something very enticing about an empty bench under a tree. And if it’s facing a river, that’s the bench for me.― Joyce Rachelle Last weekend, the sun was out, so Jack and I decided to go to Wilson’s Botanical Gardens in Berwick, Victoria. The park has just recently reopened, closing for a few months…

Pull Up a Seat in Carcassonne

“Wherever you go becomes part of you somehow” – Confucius Carcassonne is located in France. It is famous for La Cite, a fortified city which is included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites since 1997. In this post, I won’t be talking about this castle-like medieval structure, because I have written about it…

Splash of Colour

“Mere color can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” – Oscar Wilde These photos were taken a few months back in different locations around Melbourne. Such happy colours of the wall, seats and stools. Hope it makes you feel happy too! For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Splash of Colour

Empty Park Benches

“There is something about park benches, they speak of romance as well as loneliness.” – BleedingNib I am getting bored with walking in the wetlands near my house, so decided to walk in another wetlands about 10 minutes away from us. It is beautiful to look at, as it is so quiet and peaceful. But…

Benches and a Lamppost

“When exploring London, you will come across lots of excitement by chance, so try to take everything in rather than just rushing around to all of the major tourist haunts.” – Richard Branson Got to Heathrow Airport, took the train to Caledonian Rd Barnsbury Station then walked down with luggage on hand. It was quite…