Eat…Walk…Repeat

“First, we eat. Then, we do everything else.” – unknown Last Saturday was a great weather weekend. So instead of fixing the tap on our kitchen sink (there’s a bit of dripping going on there), we opted for a better way of spending our day. I and hubby asked our besties to come with us…

Balaclava

Tim and Leigh arrived back in London a few days ago, safe and sound. These shots were taken in Balaclava last week during their last day here in Melbourne. Balaclava is an inner suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km south-east of Melbourne’s CBD. We had a walk in the bustling Carlisle Street which is…

Urban Environment

“For those who are lost, there will always be cities that feel like home.” – Simon Van Booy I am from the suburbs… 45 minutes away from Melbourne CBD but I love going to the city. What I love most are its tall skyscrapers… Its architecture… Its streetart… Its weekend craft and food markets… Its…

Back Doors around Chapel Street

“I’ve been waiting for that bright sunshine to show up and shine in my back door someday.” ~ Luther Allison Here are some back doors around Chapel Street in Melbourne, that had designs that are recognisable. And here are some that I don’t really understand but the colours are nice anyway.

5 Wall Murals

Here are some photos of Wall Murals sent to me by my son, Tim. This is in Hackney Wick, East London, and I read that graffiti in this part of London played a crucial role in covering up decay and dilapidation. This is a massive piece by Martin Ron with his buddy Jiant entitled Mapacho…

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…

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.

Windows in Paris

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.” – Thomas Jefferson This is in relation to my previous post about Paris. These are photos of windows that my son sent me while he was there. Some windows with shutters. The view of the glass ceiling and mural…

It’s in the Eyes

“ It’s in the eyes always the eyes.” – unknown Frankly speaking I really don’t have much portrait photos and eye shots so I really struggled with this challenge. Anyway, here is my take on the topic and hopefully I do alright. For Lens Artist Photo Challenge It is always a joy to see kids’…

Postcard Photos from Tim

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – unknown Tim and Leigh (my son and Daughter in law) are now enjoying some time in Europe before they take that first flight to Melbourne since pandemic. Missing my boy and can’t wait to see them in July. These are from Venice when…

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.

Tiny Doors in Kilmore

“Sometimes you need to go through many small doors, to get to that big door of opportunity.” – Anthony Liccione Kilmore is a town located 65 km north of Melbourne. Dating back to 1837, Kilmore is said to be Victoria’s oldest inland settled town and is located in the Heart of Victoria. We just happened…