What a Wonderful World

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru Thanks Amy for the challenge for this week – It’s a Wonderful World… what a beautiful reminder. When…

Bright and Yellow

“How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun.” – Vincent Van Gogh Making my day bright and sunny…. here are some yellow items that hopefully makes you happy too! FOTD – Yellow Flowers CMMC June Colour- Yellow

Faces and More Faces?

“I wanna see new places and meet new faces.” – unknown Please click image to enlarge. Some faces in some interesting places. Random things with faces… Some streetart that look like faces … on the streets of Melbourne. And… do these photos seem to look like faces? Or is it just my imagination? For Cee’s…

Blue Petals on a Windy Day!

“Don’t you think Daisies are the friendliest flower?” – Meg Ryan, You’ve Got Mail The forecast was rain tomorrow so I rushed to the Wilson’s Botanical Park to enjoy the sun and some needed exercise before the miserable weather in the next few days. I saw this pretty bluish bloom and tried to take a…

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…

A Walk in Emerald Lake Park

“Take short walks in the park down a happy trail.” – Frederick Lenz This is Emerald Lake Park, a 52 hectare gardens and bushland, featuring the beautiful Lake Treganowan. It takes just a little bit more than an hour drive from Melbourne CBD. The park is a good place to go for a stroll, a…

Japanese Anemone

“A white flower grows in quietness. Let your tongue become that flower.” – Rumi for Cee’s FOTD – Japanese Anemone

Welcome to Buda Gardens

“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” – Proverb I have posted many photos from gardens recently like the Cloudehill Gardens and the Rhododendron Gardens, so let me take you now to a different one, the Buda Historic Homes and Gardens. This was one of the places that my…

Seeing it Up Close

”Come right up close to me and I will show you something wonderful.” – Roald Dahl I love taking close up photos but at times I don’t succeed because maybe I don’t have the correct lens or my hands are not steady enough or maybe I thought it was clear but when I looked at…

Shades of Bright Pink Hydrangeas

“Every flower blooms in its own time.” – Ken Petti It was fun joining Becky and the rest of the blogging community this whole month of April. It was enjoyable to see some brightness all around the globe. And this is from me to end this month of flowery brightness and pink. Some Hydrangeas at…

Getting to Know … Me!

To get to know me is to know my heritage. Both my parents are Filipinos. My mother was a stay-at-home mum and my dad was an artist and an Advertising man by profession. Please click images to enlarge. I got my artistic gene from my dad. Back in the Philippines, immediately after graduating from Bachelor…

Bright Pink Protea

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” – Buddha Bright coloured Proteas in the Wilson’s Botanical gardens in the Southeast of Melbourne. BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright pink Protea Cee’s Flower of the Day – Pink Protea