Bright Autumn Leaves and Wooden Benches

”Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of the bench, even if there’s plentry of room at both ends.” – Anonymous Looking back at my lovely day at the park… Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Focusing on Autumn Details

“Steer me to an autumn path to travel all alone. Fall leaves the finest company; rustling in my heart like home.” – Anonymous Yesterday was a gorgeous day for a stroll in Mount Dandenong. As the leaves were falling on the quiet path that I wash taking … the leaves of ochre, brown, red and…

This Morning at the Dandenongs

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – John Burroughs These photos are so fresh from the camera. My friends and I went to the Rhododendron Gardens, Dandenong Ranges in Regional Victoria this morning. There are no rhododendrons at this time, but there’s an abundance of Maple…

From Fallen Leaves to Spider Webs

It is beautiful to discover some things up close that you won’t normally see… Please click photo to see the full image. CMMC – March Closeup or Macro

Trees in the Carlton Gardens

“From little seeds grow mighty trees.” – unknown The Carlton Gardens is a public garden near the middle of the city of Melbourne. There are large grass areas and amazing mix of European and Australian trees. The Carlton Gardens is a World Heritage Site located on the northeastern edge of the Central Business District in the suburb of Carlton, in Melbourne, Australia. A popular picnic…

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…

Looking Up …

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir Here are some of the different trees and texture of tree barks as well as leaves in Australia. CFFC Please click image to enlarge “If you feel like you’re losing everything, remember that trees lose their leaves every year and…

Greetings from My Garden

It was such a windy spring day so I didn’t even go out for my walk as I am afraid of catching hay fever. But it seems that I don’t even have to go far out of my garden to see all these beauties!   FOTD Please click on the photos to enlarge

Age is a Work of Art

“Youth is a gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” – Stanislaw Lec Several times have I been to this place but everytime I discover something new…something that surprises me …. and something that touches my heart. Daylesford is a country town just about an hour away from Melbourne but you can…

“Are We There Yet?”

“Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: No Donkey: Are we there yet? Fiona: No not yet Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: Yes Donkey: Really? Shrek: NO!!!” It has been more or less five months since the start of the pandemic and boredom is creeping in fast. People have been thinking of more and more…

The Benches at St Paul’s Cathedral

“Always find a time to sit on a humid autumn bench to feed the poor birds or to think of the dying leaves.”-Mehmet Murat ildna The St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most recognisable and iconic buildings in central London. And here is the churchyard with its beautiful benches on a wet autumn day….

A Tree in Mornington

“To climb a tree is for a CHILD to discover a new WORLD.” – Froebel, Education of Man 1826 This is an ordinary tree in the centre of Mornington, Victoria. But what is special about it, is its seemingly outstretched arms welcoming the kids to climb its branches. Tree climbing is not an normal sight…