Phillip Island

“The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – unknown Phillip Island is a popular day trip destination from Melbourne. And for me, it is just about an hour away from where I live so when I just feel like something different to do on weekends, I take my sneakers and sun…

Reaching Out!

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” – quirky quotes A quirky Public Art in South Melbourne. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Walking Around the play ground

As some of you may know, there are added restriction nowadays here in Melbourne…so walking around within 5 km of where I live is the only place I can go. Fortunately, I happened to pass this Primary school during my walking exercise, which was not lacking in play equipments, public art and seats. So there…

Eucalyptus Trees

“The trees encountered on a country stroll Reveal a lot about that country’s soul… A culture is no better than its woods.” ― W.H.Auden These are Eucalyptus trees and they are a very common species near where I live. They grow very tall and it is wonderful to walk under its shade and when you…

Trees in the mist

”Life is foggy, always try to see what lies behind the fog.” Mehmet Murat ildan For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Melbourne in Pink

“The colour pink makes everything look pretty.” – unknown Pinks in and around Melbourne… pink in murals, in buildings, in public art, in sunset and in nature. What more can you ask for? For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Melbourne in Pink “You can never wrong with a little pink, a lot works…

Getting Away!

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” -Dr. Seuss Ah “Getting away” – What a beautiful thought, especially now that lockdown is…

Aboriginal Art behind a leafless tree

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.”– Australian Aboriginal Proverb This is for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday I saw this public art behind a tree as we were walking from a…

Are you OK?

No, I am not ok… Starting from midnight tonight, Melbourne is going into its fifth lockdown. I am done with feeling angry or going to that path of blaming people. I am just frustrated and so tired of this situation. But I am sure we will be ok. Hang in there Melbourne. We got this!

Patricia

“We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” – Harry Edwards Just a few months back, I and my husband were asked by my daughter, Patricia, if we were willing to pose for a photo as a subject for an interview about her. Of course we agreed…anything for our daughter, right? We…

Trees by Vincent

“In trees, I see expression and soul.” – Vincent Van Gogh Some photos of paintings of trees by Vincent van Gogh. Please click image to enlarge. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

On covered Windows & Murals

“The public has a right to art … Art is for everybody.” – Keith Haring For Sami’s Monday Murals Challenge and for Ludwig’s Monday Windows Challenge A collaboration work of Miles Toland, Makatron, Itch and Chuck Mayheld at the Thornbury Food Truck Station in Northcote.