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…

Reflection

This is a dramatic makeover of the Hanover House in Melbourne. Artist Atong Atem was commissioned to create this vibrant 1970s-style wallpaper design which apparently light up at night. (This I have yet to see). Monday Windows This is the building’s window reflection from a neighbouring highrise.

The Fitzrovia Mural in Goodge Street Station

Photo courtesy of my son, Tim! Just a short walk from Goodge Street station is the Fitzrovia Mural. This large piece records the life of the local community in 1980. Created on the said year and painted by Mick Jones and Simon Barber. Plans of restoration started in 2010 because this mural was in a…

Windows to Jurassic World

A large Jurassic World Dominion mural can be seen in one of the laneways of Melbourne. For Ludwig’s Monday Windows and Sami’s Monday Mural

My Mother’s Day

“Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.”- Unknown I had my Mother’s Day celebration yesterday in a Japanese restaurant named Gogyo, on the corner of Brunswick and Westgarth streets in Fitzroy. It has an exterior mural and the images are based on the idea of their restaurant name ‘GOGYO’ which means…

Window Mural

“Two men look out a window. One sees mud, the other sees the stars.” -Oscar Wilde. I happened to pass by these windows and this mural and said to myself… what a beautiful artistic world we have. For Ludwig’s Monday Window

Somewhere in London

“Only photograph what you love!” – Tim Walker Tim took this photo of a B & W mural while he was on a bike ride with a friend. When he sent it to me in messenger I jokingly complained that it is not good quality. He said that he even stopped and told his friend…