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…

Looking Out of the Window

“A short story is what you see when you look out of the window.”-Mavis Gallant. Last week I went with my daughter in Law to Hepburn Springs and we had an ejoyable and relaxing time at the spa. Hepburn Springs’ only historic Bathhouse, has been providing traditional wellness bathing since 1895. The exterior windows of…

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…

The Sun is Setting

“When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Last weekend as I have said on my previous post, my family went on a few days getaway with my family. I can’t help but post these sunset shots taken by my son, Tim, using his phone. The…

Memories being made

“The best thing about memories is making them.” – unknown I had been off from Blogging for a few weeks because I have been making lovely and precious memories with Tim and the rest of the family. (Some of you may not know that Tim is my son who is now living in London and…

3 Memorable Shots

“Photography is the art of making memories tangible.” – Destin Sparks For this week, Sarah is asking us to post 3 of our favourite photos. But if you know me… that is impossible because I take millions of photos and all of them are very special to me. So let me just post 3 photos…

A lovely day for a birthday

“Happy Birthday to my favorite adventurer. I never would have gone so many places without you. Now hurry up and let’s get planning for the next one!” It is a sunny day…it’s the first of August and it is Jack’s birthday! What more can be lovelier! To top it all my son Tim is here…

Cute Random Stuff along the way

I haven’t been to Sassafras for quite a while now so last Sunday Jack and I decided to go and have a relaxing afternoon up in the mountains. Sassafras is an attractive village located in the scenic Dandenong Ranges. This is where I saw these tiny doors … and a chair with some sayings!

5 Wall Murals

Here are some photos of Wall Murals sent to me by my son, Tim. This is in Hackney Wick, East London, and I read that graffiti in this part of London played a crucial role in covering up decay and dilapidation. This is a massive piece by Martin Ron with his buddy Jiant entitled Mapacho…

Christmas in July

“Keep your Christmas-heart open all the year round.” ~ J.L.W. Brooks We went to Sassafras yesterday to enjoy the sunshine. I guess a lot of people had the same idea because it was so busy! It was “Christmas in July“ up here in the Dandenong Ranges and many cafes and restaurants were celebrating it. For…

Mumma is waiting patiently

“Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad because I miss you I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.” – google It has been 3 years and 9 months since…

Darcy

Sometimes all you need is a teddy bear and a hug from this soft and adorable creature.” – unknown Saw this cute little Darcy bear in a shop in Sassafras… a tiny town in Victoria, Australia. For Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is Lovely Challenge.