MonochroMe MeMories of suMMer in a haMMock

“While sleeping in a hammock, with the touch of a warm wind we remember why we are in love with the life!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Delighted with my successful search for words with double M’s … Monochrome Memories of Summer in a Hammock. For Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – CMMC Photo of a child…

Large …. Or is it?

“Our dreams make us large.” – Jack Kirby Went for a stroll in the Fitzroy Gardens in the heart of the Melbourne city. Here are some B&W “fun” images for Cee’s Black and White Challenge- CBWC – Large The size of objects can be subjective.This giraffe swing is large… Or maybe not… These owls may…

In Black and White

“In black and white, there are more colors than color photography, because you are not blocked by any colors so you can use your experiences, your knowledge, and your fantasy, to put colors into black and white.”– Anders Petersen for Cee’s Black and White Challenge – CBWC- Any Kind of Geometrical Shape

Seating in the Middle of Town

“Color is descriptive. Black and white is interpretive.” – Elliot Erwitt Nothing is more relaxing than having a bit if a rest after a long walk. These Mosaic couch sculpture by artist Guiseppe Roneri can be found in Brunswick Street in Melbourne’s Fitzroy area in Victoria, Australia. For CBWC : Seating And another entry for…

A Walk in Emerald Lake Park

“Take short walks in the park down a happy trail.” – Frederick Lenz This is Emerald Lake Park, a 52 hectare gardens and bushland, featuring the beautiful Lake Treganowan. It takes just a little bit more than an hour drive from Melbourne CBD. The park is a good place to go for a stroll, a…

The World in Shapes

“We never shape the world…the world shapes us.” – Toni Morrison Sometimes it is not intentional but we see some diamonds,squares and triangles in architecture. Diamonds From the streets of Rome 30 St Mary Axe, more famously known as The Gherkin in London Close up of the Louvre pyramid in Paris which is made of…

Seagulls In Flight

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes Sea gulls in flight are a common site here in my local wetlands. They stand and fly gracefully which is so beautiful to look at. For Cee’s Black and White Challenge – In Flight Some facts…

Inside my Kitchen

“MY KITCHEN was clean last week, sorry you MISSED IT.” My kitchen is the centre of it all, where wonderful memories were shared with the whole family. I am not an excellent cook and baker but I try my best. My daughter loves my Filipino dishes, she misses my stews mostly. My husband loves how…

Two of Us

“Happiness comes in pairs.” – unknown Just having fun with the topic of PAIRS. Wedding Bride and Lucky Fella on a store window A pair of white ducks paddling away Inflatable rabbits Installation at Bunjil place in the Southeast of Melbourne Two white fluffy puppies waiting patiently outside a cafe in Sassafras in the Dandenong…

Bigger than Art

“It’s the Little things that make life BIG It is amazing how art can take you to different dimensions. BIG Cat and Little Me  Art in Island 3D Museum, Philippines Little Husband and BIG Me Art in Island 3D Museum, Philippines BIG Hubby and Little person NGV MELBOURNE Triennial Exhibit BIG Pat and little people…

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…

Memories of the Ocean

“Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone.” – Unknown I was looking at photos in my hard-drive when I saw these shots taken when the whole family went on a holiday to the Philippines in 2010. Wonderful memories from such a long time ago. We…