Arches

“An arch consists of two weaknesses, which, leaning on each other, becomes a strength.” – Leonardo da Vinci Arch as defined by Merriam Webster is: a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support.  An arch isn’t just beautiful but it teaches us this … All of us have weaknesses that…

My Second Chance

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” –John W. Gardner I was a graphic designer by profession in the Philippines. I was a Senior Designer for 10 years, but when I came to Australia in 1991, I put all that in the back of my mind. It was recession when I arrived and…

These are a Few of my Favourite Purples

“I don’t have a purple problem, I have a purple passion!” – Jackie Harmon Sweeney    It seems that I have just been waiting for this challenge to bring out all my archived purples and violets (or indigo, lavender, lilac, amethyst). Isn’t it obvious that I have a purple passion? CFFC  Please click image to…

Having Perfect Symmetry

“Somehow from being perfect halves of a symmetry, we become asymmetrical.” – unknown What is symmetry? Something is symmetrical when it is the same on both sides. A shape has symmetry if a central dividing line (a mirror line) can be drawn on it, to show that both sides of the shape are exactly the same. – google Some…

Travel in Colour

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.” – RuPaul I love colour as you can see in my past posts…the brighter the better. Here are some of the places I’ve been to that are so brilliantly coloured that you may think they are just photoshopped. But they are real alright. CFFC Burano is…

Waiting on Seats

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child Travelling won’t be complete and won’t be half as fun without my travel buddy. My husband and I had so many happy memories through the years. And it is not just from seeing the iconic places or the museums or the churches…

Oxford Street

“London, how could one ever be tired of it?” – Margaret Drabble Walking along Oxford Street, the most famous shopping street in London, I saw this very elegant building. It is dominated by red bricks and has lavish decorations, with round windows. The Waring & Gillow building has an art deco architecture and was erected…

Wandering in Whitespace

“Whitespace is like air: it is necessary for design to breathe.” – Wojceiech Zielinski  “Ladies and gentlemen, Fasten your seatbelts!” Oh wow….those words made me smile. I am awaiting with bated breath when that next flight will be. It has been a long time since my last checkin on an airport, the last time I…

It is Art…

“Just because it is not in a museum does not mean it is not art.” – #wittle art I am fascinated with artists showing off their labour of love on streets, sidewalks, bridges and alleyways. I am always tempted to take their photos whenever or wherever I see them. I feel for these caricature sketchers…

London’s Camden Lock

“There can’t be good living where there is not good drinking.” – THE OXFORD ARMS There’s nothing more fun when travelling to another side of the world, than to visit a market. The London’s Camden Market or Camden Lock is known as one of the world’s most famous market. The shops on Camden High Street…

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….

Notting Hill

“The more I think about things, the more I see no rhyme or reason in life. No one knows why some things work out and some things don’t. Why some of us are lucky and some of us get…” Gina McKee, Bella from the movie, Notting Hill Notting Hill is a trendy area with cafes,…