Nothing humorous with a smile…

This week’s topic for the challenge is humour. But sorry, I don’t have anything to post about humour aside from the nearest positive experience to it which is a smile. Yesterday, our family celebrated Easter with a belated Easter egg hunt. There were several cases of covid in our family so we weren’t able to…

Last Tuesday Night

“Love songs are one of the great essences of life, the only thing that’s lasting.” – George Benson After George Benson’s concert being postponed for two times because of the pandemic, it finally pushed through last Tuesday the 19th of April. Before the show we walked around Acland Steet in St Kilda and had dinner….

Doors and Public Art in Rye

“Unusual doors often take you to the unusual worlds!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Rye is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. I and my hubby are on a few days break and I was surprised to see so many doors and public art in the main town. “Fire and Ice” themed mural…

A Boat Ride disaster

This was where we celebrated my daughter’s birthday, two weeks ago. This is the Fairfield Park Boathouse & Tea Gardens and this is for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge and for Jez’s Water Water Everywhere First, we had brunch at the Tea Gardens. Then we decided to rent a boat and have a boat ride at…

Lovely Easter Fuchsias

“Live simple, love well, and take time to smell the flowers along the way.” – Mark Twain For this Easter morning, I am sending you all some joy through my lovely Easter Fuchsias. Hope you are all having a great day with family and loved ones. For Cee’s FOTD Challenge and for Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is…

Seasons

“Embrace seasons and cycles of your life. There is magic in CHANGE.” – unknown This is a bronze piece entitled Seasons by Leopoldine Mimovich, which is one of the focal points of the garden. This was carved from Huon Pine. For Marsha’s Photographing Public Art Challenge Below are the different seasons of a woman. I…

This bench

“Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.” -Lorraine Hansberry A stone bench to sit and rest while appreciating its beauty. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Sit Challenge

When flowers bloom

“A world of grief and pain flowers bloom—even then.” – Kobayashi Issa Flower in bloom from the Cloudehill Garden and Nursery in Olinda, Victoria. This is an autumn flower! For Cee’s FOTD Challenge

The background is a blur…

“Slight changes simply make a blur.” – J. R. R. Tolkien Sophia’s challenge for this week is to show “bokeh” on our featured photos. According to Wikipedia, in photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image. Here are some nature shots that I used this effect to…

Bikes on Display

“Life’s a journey…enjoy the ride.” – unknown These are bikes in shops at Sassafras, Victoria, Australia. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Shoreditch Murals from Tim

“The important thing is that each work is always guided by passion.” – Jorit Agoch Some photos sent to me by Tim from his walk. Thanks son ❤️ For Marsha’s Photographing Public Art Challenge This is a mural by Street Artist WOSKerski in Shoreditch, London, UK. This is a tribute of WOSKerski to the brave…

April Closeup

“Flowers teach us that nothing is permanent: not their beauty, not even the fact that they will inevitably wilt, because they will still give new seeds.Remember this when you feel joy, pain, or sadness.Everything passes, grows old, dies, and is reborn. “ – Paulo Coelho For Cees Midweek Madness Challenge – CMMC