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.

Next door Neighbours

“Joy and sorrow are next door neighbours.” – Proverb Basically neighbours … same in appearance just different door colours.

Window Displays around town

“She stared at her reflection in the glossed shop windows as if to make sure, moment by moment, that she continued to exist.” – Sylvia Plath Just random interesting shop window displays around town. I think in Fitzroy and in Thornbury… who knows… I just snapped away.

Summer Vibes Down Under

“It’s always summer somewhere.” —Lilly Pulitzer Don’t be surprised but summer is Christmas time here downunder. Thanks Andre for letting me feel the summer vibes during this time that we are freezing and soaking wet here in Melbourne. It is a time for ice creams and gelatos. A time to enjoy the weekend craft markets…

The City of Casey

The Plaza in Bunjil Place has been transformed into an immersive garden with oversized sculptures amidst swirls of edible mist. If only I could share with you how sweet the place smelt. (Bunjil Place is a creative hub in the city of Casey’s southeastern suburb in Victoria Australia) This is part of the Casey Cornucopia…

Prahran Graffitied Back Doors

“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. …. There are no back doors, no free rides. There’s just you, this moment and a choice.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Last weekend, Jack and I had a catch up with Pat. We met up halfway in Prahran. Prahran or sometimes colloquially called Pran…

Jester Windows

“I have always loved a window, especially an open one.” ~ Wendell Berry The Court Jester is a pub located on Chapel Street in the heart of vibrant Prahran in Victoria, Australia. The public art signage caught my eye together with the row of windows underneath.

Melbourne Doors

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas And yet again … some Street Art doors in Melbourne.

Night time City Structures

“Tomorrow is a good day, I know because I’m in a time zone ahead of you.” – unknown This is night time in Melbourne with some of its structures. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC

Organ Pipes National Park

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” – Mandy Hale. Pat, my daughter, went for a Solo Roadtrip to the Organ Pipes National Park located in the Central Region of Victoria, Australia. She sent these lovely photos to me. Hope you enjoy them….