Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

It was a brilliant day to explore the Cranbourne Botanic Gardens. The first time that we visited this place was when the kids were still in their teens. (more than ten years ago) and we didn’t seem to like it then because there wasn’t any shade and not much to see. But I guess the…

Gymea Lily

This is a “Doryanthes excelsa”, commonly known as the gymea lily. In winter the flower spike grows from the centre of the rosette until it is up to 6 metres high. Found this when hubby and I walked around the Cranbourne Botanic Gardens. Will be posting what I saw in the gardens soon! You know…

I love living here…

The River Gum Creek Reserve is where I usually walk when the weather’s fine and I am by myself. This is where I live and as the title says… “I love living here”. It is just a small area and I feel safe here. It was very peaceful today. Not a lot of ducks, pelicans,…

A Spring Walk

“Spring: A lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.” – Unknown Seeing this field of lovely purple flowers during my walk is truly a blessing! (Taken with my iphone) Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is Lovely Becky’s Walking Squares Cee’s Flower of the Day

A Walk in Curtain Square

A short walk in Curtain Square after an early dinner. Had to shed off those extra kilos from the Italian dinner we just had. Curtain Square is situated in the Rathdowne Street shopping precinct in Carlton North. And because Becky became curious as to why the square was named that…it was named in honour of…

Time spent with Roses

“It’s the time you spent on your rose that makes her so important.” – Antoine De Saint Exupéry Forecast is rain all throughout the week. How about where you are? Here are some roses for Cee’s FOTD Challenge and raindrops…

My Kind of Purple Flowers

“Purple is my favourite colour. It makes me think of spring and summer…I love purple.” – Angela Yee Ann-Christine’s challenge for this week is “Favourite Flowers” and these are my chosen ones. Purple is my favourite colour and it is showcased in here…purple…violet…lavender…

Happy 5th year to me…

“I try to start every day and end every day by taking a moment to be grateful.” – Olivia Wilde It has been five years since I had my stroke and I feel gratitude for the one more year on this side of life. This is God’s plan for me and I happily accept every…

A walk around Lake Daylesford

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” – Wallace Stevens I never get tired of Daylesford. Although I have been there a couple of times before, I still enjoy the peacefulness of its lake. But what more this time around when I have my whole family with me. On one side was…

Walking to Get Coffee

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau Everyone was still asleep…the sun light was just starting to peep though the clouds. My husband, my son, my daughter in law were all fast asleep but Pat and I decided to go for a walk around Daylesford and have…

Lovely Flowers down my Street

“No flower wants to be at home when it is raining outside.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Lucky enough… the heavy downfall stopped when I got off the bus. It was great to see these variety of flowers having droplets of water on its petals. Photos taken with my iphone while walking down my street. For…

A little rain

“Everybody wants happinessNobody wants pain But you can’t have a rainbowwithout a little rain.” I took the bus to my Line Dancing class and on going home I saw this pretty little flower drenched in rain. Some may say that it is a gloomy day but for me this made me smile! For Cee’s FOTD…