UP Close

“It’s the little things that make life wonderful.” – unknown Around my garden and backyard there are little things that I may have taken for granted. But with a different focus on the subject, it makes me look at it from a different perspective. Take for example the rusting lock of the garden shed…or the…

An Arch with Eye and Lips

“Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.” – Pablo Picasso At the Pt Leo Estate Sculpture Park in Red Hill, Victoria. This is a sculpture by Deborah Halpern, an Australian born artist. It is called Portal to Another Time and Place and is made of Ceramic, Steel and concrete. Six Word Saturday Sculpture Saturday

Pop Up Signage

“Life is a beautiful ride.” – unknown Some good and inexpensive way to advertise. SquareUp – Pop Up Signage Pull Up a Seat

Doors Up in Laneways

“Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.” – unknown Some doors that are shut temporarily in Hosier Lane in Melbourne CBD…maybe because it was past their trading hours, or maybe there is something important inside that they have to secure, or maybe because it was the weekend… have a good…

Light UP your Way

“If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your own way.” – Nichiren Daishonin A lantern provides light, helping to lead the way forward towards the future and pushes aside the surrounding darkness. As I sit here watching in horror what is happening in America, I feel for the majority of the…

Calla Lily Sprouted Up

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse This yellow-orange Lily suddenly sprouted UP in my back garden. I used to have only white lilies but now these are some pleasant addition. Cee’s FOTD Challenge Becky B’s SquareUp – Sprouted Up Please click image to enlarge.

Time to Look Back at Bridges

“Every path in life has a bridge… the journey is CROSSING it!” – unknown I love doing this blog because it satisfies my quench for travelling (especially now that we can’t do so) and looking at photos from other bloggers’ travels serve as an inspiration to me too. Looking at past photos brings back awww-some…

Never Give Up

“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the catterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy hale This is a message of hope, of gratitude, of love, of forgiveness, of joy, of never giving UP and everything else in between. (Something for everyone to think about). SquareUp – Never…

UPdated Hosier Laneway

“Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint.” – Banksy, Wall and Piece I have not visited Hosier Lane (Melbourne’s most celebrated lane for Streetart) for at least a year because of the pandemic. Last November was the first time that I was able to walk it’s cobblestone streets again once the restrictions have eased….

All Wrapped UP in Nature

“Slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.” – unknown   One doesn’t always have to rush. Take time to relax and breath it all in. That is one good thing that I have learned from 2020.   I have talked about how my 2020 has been in my previous post. In the past…

Columns, Verticals & Squares in Budapest

“Being a square keeps you from going around in circles.” – J. Vernon McGee Budapest has a grand array of iconic architectures … with arches and rows of columns at the Fisherman’s Bastion to the St Stephen Basilica towering over Budapest and the Roman columns of the Heroes Square. This is for overlapping challenges. Columns…

2021 The New Year is UPon Us

“Let go of all that holds you down, the next three hundred sixty five days are for you.” – Emily Byrnes “To everyone… a new year is UPon us. Let’s make it a Great One!” Although firework displays were cancelled in Melbourne and gatherings are down again to just 15 people indoors…I have still so…