Sit Down and Have a cUPpa

“Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.” – Letitia Baldridge Put your feet up … sit down … and have a cuppa. This is I inviting you to join me…Do you use that term too in your country? Cuppa is a Slang contraction of “cup of”, believed to…

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…

Park Chairs in the Lysterfield Lake

“Occasionally, we are reminded to stop, relax & enjoy the beauty of what surrounds us.” – unknown This park is only 20 minutes from home, so my friends and I decided to come here and celebrate two of their birthdays last weekend. Lucky to have found some good ol’ benches and random chairs for this…

Looking Out the Window in Cebu

“Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.”. – unknown I miss my two sisters… especially now that we were supposed to go back to the Philippines on January of 2021 for a holiday. But of course, that didn’t push through. My two sisters both live in the Philippines but from different parts of the…

Red

“Don’t be afraid to rock the boat…if someone falls off your boat, they weren’t meant to be in it!” – unknown Debbie’s One Word Sunday

Seats in the Main Street

“Happiness is… empty seats next to you on a plane!” – unknown This is the last post from my day trip to the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. It just shows how much beauty the place has, as I have 7 parts to this series. These are seats that can be found in the Main…

Seats By the Beach

 “Happiness is A quiet spot by the sea to just be.” – unknown Pull Up a Seat near the beach with an awesome panoramic seascape. Mornington Peninsula #5 Please click image to enlarge. Benches in the main town.

My Second Chance

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” –John W. Gardner I was a graphic designer by profession in the Philippines. I was a Senior Designer for 10 years, but when I came to Australia in 1991, I put all that in the back of my mind. It was recession when I arrived and…

Windows of Miss Marple’s Tea Room

“Miss Marple enjoys every minute of her existence and is not worried about getting old.” – Geraldine Mcewan The last one for my series about the gorgeous town of Sassafras is about the windows of the Miss Marple’s Tea Room. Back story: Miss Marple is a fictional character in Agatha Christie’s crime novels and short stories….

Some Quirky Seats

“Old empty chairs are not empty in reality, memories always sit there!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan After taking you with me to see the doors of the town.. here now are some quirky seats in Sassafras. Sassafras #4 Please click image to enlarge

Window Murals in Rosebud

“Everywhere you go, take a smile with you.” – Sasha Azevedo   Image was taken in late October of 2018 and is a colourful 50 metre long mural in Rosebud, Victoria. Rosebud is a seaside town in the Mornington Peninsula, 75 km south of Melbourne. This mural is by a Red Hill artist, Michael Leeworthy…

Visiting a Friend

“No matter what happens… some memories can never be replaced.” – unknown   Our family friend passed away right after the pandemic started and we weren’t even able to give him a proper send off. So now that we are able to do so, this is a long overdue visit. Hubby and I went to…