A leisurely walk in the park

“A garden is not a place. It is a journey.” – Monty Don I love going to the Wilson Botanic Park in Berwick… either by myself or with hubby. It is a 39 hectare of simple joy, easy walk, relaxing water features and wonderful species of flowers and trees! Going to the right walkway we…

Let us go for a walk

“Make a splashTake time to reflectListen to natureReed moreBe greenDon’t get bogged downWhat’s the rush?”– YourTrueNature.com Many times I have wrote about my journey overseas or my visit to nearby Melbourne streets or to some towns in Victoria, Australia. But for Anne’s topic for this week, Local Vistas, I have decided to take you to…

A Walk in Badger Weir

“A walk in nature walks the soul back home.” – Mary Davis A favourite picnic spot in the Yarra Valley is Badger Weir Picnic Grounds, located about 7km from Healesville township. We went there a week ago to celebrate the birthday of our friend, Gary. Our day started with lunch of course. Here are some…

One step at a time…

This is Cape Schank… a site of rich European history, identified by the heritage listed Cape Shank Lighthouse precinct. The Cape Schanck Lighthouse was built in 1859 as the second coastal lighthouse in the Australian state of Victoria. It is located on Cape Schanck, at the southernmost tip of the Mornington Peninsula.  For Ludwig’s Monday…

Being a Tourist in My own city…

“Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near.” – Paulo Coelho Wandering the streets of Melbourne and being a tourist in my own city gave me a feeling of joy. My main destination was to view the flower mannequins at the Emporium in the CBD. Fleurs de Villes was on…

A special place…

“This is a very special place with a very special atmosphere.” – Kevin Keegan The special place I am featuring today for Lens Artist Photo Challenge is not somewhere from my travels, or some amazing landscapes, or some vistas in another land. Pat, my daughter, wanted to take me to this park slash market slash…