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…

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…

It is Art…

“Just because it is not in a museum does not mean it is not art.” – #wittle art I am fascinated with artists showing off their labour of love on streets, sidewalks, bridges and alleyways. I am always tempted to take their photos whenever or wherever I see them. I feel for these caricature sketchers…

The Hills of the Highlands

“Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands forever I love.” – Robert Burns   A few hours drive to escape the busy Glasgow and Edinburgh scenario. That is what we did with my cousins, who took us on a Road trip to the Highlands.   It is bittersweet memories for me…

Is It Real?

“Remember that what you believe will depend very much on what you are,” – Noah Porter Here are some unusual murals that make me want to think it is for real. This is for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge and for BeckyB’s July Squares- SquarePerspectives – is It Real? Painting of Doors on a building in…

A Hidden Laneway in Edinburgh

“There’s no leaving Edinburgh, No shifting it around: it stays with you, always.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Edinburgh is an old city and it has lots of narrow cobblestone laneways which surprisingly opens up to a wonderful area such as this. This is for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- A Hidden Laneway in Edinburgh…

The Road that takes You…

“There’s no road to happiness. It’s more of a winding path through hills and valleys. In the end it’s the journey that matters.” – unknown At the start of the year, we experienced massive bushfires in several areas of the Victoria region in Australia. We haven’t fully recovered from that when we had the Covid-19…