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…

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…

Trees and a bench

“If you could sit on this bench and chat for one hour with anyone, past or present, who would it be?” – unknown This is not the best view but this is a place that I know like the back of my hand. I often sit here to rest in the middle of my walk….

Peeking Though…

“It’s fun to peek into other people’s worlds and see how they go about doing things.” – Nora Jones Walking the streets of Northcote, a suburb of Melbourne, on the new neighbourhood of Pat. These are views from my camera lens … peeking over the picket fences … and seeing the doors and chairs of…

When I See Whites and Silvers

“Nothing can dim the light the shines from within.” – Maya Angelou Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Jude’s Life in Colour Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Sculpture Saturday A few white chairs that were so comfortable to sit on… at the Wilson’s Botanical Gardens. Here are some silver sculptures by the lake.

Yes, It is a Birthday Party !

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” – Dr Seuss Attended a kid’s birthday party last month. So much fun colours in these seats. Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Buda Doors and Chairs

I have featured the Buda Historic Home & Garden in some of my previous posts. I visited this place together with my daughter, Pat and my husband, Jack, when we spent a few days in Castlemaine in Victoria. Buda Windows Buda Gardens Here is a little bit more history about the place. THE LEVINY OF…

Going Around the City

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere.” – Jack Kerouac It is almost winter so Jack and I took this opportunity to go everywhere this weekend. We decided to take the train to the city just to be different. But wrong move… the trains were not running direct from our place so we had to…

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…

Bright Autumn Leaves and Wooden Benches

”Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of the bench, even if there’s plentry of room at both ends.” – Anonymous Looking back at my lovely day at the park… Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Benches and Chairs in Cloudehill

“I was just sitting here enjoying the company, plants got a lot to say, if you take the time to listen.” – Anonymous These are two of the sitting sculptures in Cloudehill Gardens by Graeme Foote. These are part of Graeme’s Australian women series featuring Christine Nixon (Australian Police Officer) on the left and Dame…

There’s a Scarf on the Bench

“Sometimes the great feeling in the world is just sitting still for a moment and watching the world go by.” – Andy O’Malley Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday