Looking Out the Window in Cebu

“Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.”. – unknown I miss my two sisters… especially now that we were supposed to go back to the Philippines on January of 2021 for a holiday. But of course, that didn’t push through. My two sisters both live in the Philippines but from different parts of the…

Windows in Nicholson Street

“A breeze, a forgotten summer, a smile, all can fit into a storefront window.” – Dejan Stojanovic Had a walk around Nicholson Street in Carlton North in Melbourne during the weekend. I saw these two quite attractive 2nd floor shop windows side by side… One is called The Massage Studio and the other one beside it…

Windows of Miss Marple’s Tea Room

“Miss Marple enjoys every minute of her existence and is not worried about getting old.” – Geraldine Mcewan The last one for my series about the gorgeous town of Sassafras is about the windows of the Miss Marple’s Tea Room. Back story: Miss Marple is a fictional character in Agatha Christie’s crime novels and short stories….

Window Murals in Rosebud

“Everywhere you go, take a smile with you.” – Sasha Azevedo   Image was taken in late October of 2018 and is a colourful 50 metre long mural in Rosebud, Victoria. Rosebud is a seaside town in the Mornington Peninsula, 75 km south of Melbourne. This mural is by a Red Hill artist, Michael Leeworthy…

The Magpie in Fitzroy

“If the house of the world is dark, love will find a way to create windows.” – Rumi This is a dramatic street art of a magpie with a rose on its beak, in the corner of Westdarth and Brunswick Streets in Fitzroy. It is a wonderful Mural by David ‘MEGGS” Brooke, an Australian artist,…

We Did it Melbourne

“But without darkness, we would never know the warmth of light.” – unknown It is a joyous day for us Melburnians, as we have long been waiting for this moment to come. Premier Daniel Andrews announced the state’s reopening from midnight tonight. And further easing of rules to be announced on the 8th of November….

‘At the Minute’ in Prague

“Prague is the equal of Paris in terms of beauty. Its history goes back a millennium. And the beer? The best in Europe.” – Lonely Planet This building is called “At the Minute” and it is few steps away from the Old Town Complex in Prague. It is typical Czech Renaissance architecture and the facade…

Warehouse Doors & Windows

“Happiness often sneaks in a door you did not think was open.” – unknown It is amazing how these Melbourne warehouses are transformed to the next level of awesomeness with a bit of creativity and paint. Wide roll up metal or glass entry doors and windows with amazing street art make up my collection for…

St Giles in Edinburgh

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” — Unknown St Giles’ Cathedral is a parish church located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is known for its…

Fred & Ginger House

“In Rome the statues, in Paris the paintings, and in Prague the buildings suggest that pleasure can be an education.” – Caleb Crain This is the Dancing House in Prague, which is also often referred to as ‘Fred & Ginger’ because the building seems to resemble the dancing posture of a couple. (Fred Astaire and…

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…

The Windows of the Vatican

“The Vatican takes your breath away.” – Joe Elliott The St Peter’s Basilica is a Renaissance style church located in the Vatican City in Rome. It is the iconic symbol of the Vatican and is one of the most spectacular buildings in Rome. The city is guarded by the Vatican Swiss guards, who also act…