Gates

“I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate.” – Arthur Wing Pinero Here are some gates for Cee’s Black and White Challenge – CBWC and for Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge Tis is the entrance gate of the British Library in London. The gates to the library grounds were designed by…

Getting Away!

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” -Dr. Seuss Ah “Getting away” – What a beautiful thought, especially now that lockdown is…

On the Waters of Faraway Lands …

“Travel opens your heart, broadens your mind and fills your life with stories to tell.” – Paula Bendfeldt Missing travelling? 2 years and 8 months, that has been the amount of time that I had not done something that I so love. Especially now that borders have been opening up in other countries, I am…

What a Wonderful World

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru Thanks Amy for the challenge for this week – It’s a Wonderful World… what a beautiful reminder. When…

Buildings in Black and White

“It’s an obvious opportunity for black and white when scene contains little color but lots of texture.” – John Beardsworth Missing travelling so much… I wonder when my next flight is going to happen? Maybe a virtual tour is good enough for now, posting this for Cee’s Black & White Challenge Matthias Church in Budapest…

Getting to Know … Me!

To get to know me is to know my heritage. Both my parents are Filipinos. My mother was a stay-at-home mum and my dad was an artist and an Advertising man by profession. Please click images to enlarge. I got my artistic gene from my dad. Back in the Philippines, immediately after graduating from Bachelor…

My Camera Journey

“A photograph is the pause button of life.” – unknown My camera is my happiness. I take it everywhere and it doesn’t matter if my camera is not the most advanced or the most sleek looking or it may only be a phone camera …. I just want to record life as I see it….

Checks and Stripes

“You can never have too many striped tops.” – unknown and don’t care haha For Ann-Christine who is hosting this week’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge – Stripes & Checks Please click item to enlarge and to find out where the photos were taken. And here are Pat, my daughter & my husband, Jack with their…

Travel Challenge #8/10

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag I was nominated by Brian from Bushboys World to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel images, and 10 nominations.  Photos are so much a part…

Lochs, Lakes and Lagoons

“Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.” – Christy Ann Martine Today’s Challenge for CFFC is WATER and for Jez’s WWE A place to see in the Highlands is Loch Leven, where the Glencoe Boat Club is located. It provides a beautiful vista of…

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…