Teach them well…

“I believe the children are our futureTeach them well and let them lead the wayShow them all the beauty they possess insideGive them a sense of pride to make it easierLet the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be” – The Greatest Love of all From at a very young age we taught…

There goes the setting sun…

“Don’t forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.” – Paulo Coelho I love the setting sun because it gives me a feeling of hope… grateful for the day that just ended but wishing for a better tomorrow. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge CFFC – There goes the setting sun…

Yellow Trees in my mind

“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy Using the power of the mind I can go back to previous journeys. I can visualize the wonderful trips over and over again……

White has it all…

“White has it all. It’s beauty is absolute. It’s the perfect harmony” – Coco Chanel Some white trees in the Dandenong Ranges, Southeast of Melbourne. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Renoir said once that nothing was so difficult, and at the same time so exciting, to paint, as white on white. Ambroise Vollard, French Contemporary artist, 1866-1939…

From Orange Trees to Orange Beanies

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Orange, which incorporates a few other Challenges. These are some orange trees during the past autumn season at the Rhododendron Botanical Garden. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Orange variety of flowers for…

Near where I live…

“Water is the mirror of nature.” – Francis of Assisi I am constantly being grateful for having such peaceful places around me. I am able to combine my daily walk with the joy and serenity of my surroundings. ***photos taken this week from the Casey Wetlands and the Wilson Botanical Gardens For Cee’s Fun Foto…

Where does the path lead you?

“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.”- Anatole France Different paths that I have walked on in the different parts of Victoria in Australia. A trail in the Dandenong Mountains. A hidden entry and walk way in Fairfield Park. Doing an exercise walk in the 1001 Steps in Narre Warren….

Animals Downunder

“It takes nothing from a human to be kind to animals.” – unknown Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Animals Downunder Let me introduce you to some animals which are commonly or uncommonly seen in our own backyard here in Australia. These cuddly creatures may look like bears but they are not. Koalas are Marsupials, meaning…

Green Foliage

“In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow.” – Amit Ray I had just finished watching a travel show and it made me think. After more than a year of the pandemic there’s this question running through my mind. Would travel ever be…

Australian Native Flowers

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Here are some of the Australian Native flowers which are very handy since they survive the whole year round…yes even in winter. Proteas, Grevillea, Banksia, Wattle are some of the names…. but you know me I don’t know much about flowers so I will leave that…

Humanity

“Look around at the people God has put in your life. They aren’t there by accident.” Unknown This is the Humanity Series by Graeme Foote and this one is entitled “All about love”. They are stoneware ceramic sculptures of men and women that can be found in the Cloudehill Gardens in Olinda. Graeme Foote has…

In Colour or Black & White

“When your life seems Black n White, make sure that you dream in color”. – unknown The topic for this week’s CFFC (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge) is Black & White vs Colour. I thought that birds and leaves may be a great way to show the texture in colour as well as in the absence of…