UP there where Mr Poetry Sits

“Sculpture and paintings are moments of life; poetry is life itself.” – Walter Savage Landor Sitting high UP on the corner of Brunswick Street and Argyle Streets in Fitzroy is Mr Poetry, a sculpture by Peter Corlett. Mr Poetry is Adrian Rawlins (1938-2001), a poet and music journalist. He is described as: ‘Adrian Rawlins: poet,…

Sit Down and Have a cUPpa

“Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.” – Letitia Baldridge Put your feet up … sit down … and have a cuppa. This is I inviting you to join me…Do you use that term too in your country? Cuppa is a Slang contraction of “cup of”, believed to…

Pop Up Signage

“Life is a beautiful ride.” – unknown Some good and inexpensive way to advertise. SquareUp – Pop Up Signage Pull Up a Seat

Of Festive Doors & Chairs

“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas eve.” I am feeling very Christmassy now since it is only a week away before the special day. Most of my co bloggers are posting their 2020 by way of their fave door posts. I decided to steer away from that because…

Park St Cafe

“If it’s the right chair, it doesn’t take too long to get comfortable in it.” – Robert de Niro It was a perfect day for brunch with my family last weekend. This is the outdoor “social distancing” set up in the Park St Coffee Shop in Carlton North, Victoria. You may say that it doesn’t…

Park Chairs in the Lysterfield Lake

“Occasionally, we are reminded to stop, relax & enjoy the beauty of what surrounds us.” – unknown This park is only 20 minutes from home, so my friends and I decided to come here and celebrate two of their birthdays last weekend. Lucky to have found some good ol’ benches and random chairs for this…

Seats in the Main Street

“Happiness is… empty seats next to you on a plane!” – unknown This is the last post from my day trip to the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. It just shows how much beauty the place has, as I have 7 parts to this series. These are seats that can be found in the Main…

Seats By the Beach

 “Happiness is A quiet spot by the sea to just be.” – unknown Pull Up a Seat near the beach with an awesome panoramic seascape. Mornington Peninsula #5 Please click image to enlarge. Benches in the main town.

My Second Chance

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” –John W. Gardner I was a graphic designer by profession in the Philippines. I was a Senior Designer for 10 years, but when I came to Australia in 1991, I put all that in the back of my mind. It was recession when I arrived and…

Some Quirky Seats

“Old empty chairs are not empty in reality, memories always sit there!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan After taking you with me to see the doors of the town.. here now are some quirky seats in Sassafras. Sassafras #4 Please click image to enlarge

Visiting a Friend

“No matter what happens… some memories can never be replaced.” – unknown   Our family friend passed away right after the pandemic started and we weren’t even able to give him a proper send off. So now that we are able to do so, this is a long overdue visit. Hubby and I went to…

The Benches at Pioneers Park

”Everyone is in the best seat.” – John Cage Melbourne has just reopened its doors to dining in. And what better way to enjoy this brand new feeling of freedom than to visit our local cafe. The Pioneers@Primary Park is located in the Southeast of Melbourne and is my favourite  place to have coffee and…