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…

Creatures in Australia made from Trees

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles Schultz These are Australian animals made from tree trunks. I am not sure if this is an authentic tree trunk but it seems like it. These cute sculptures can be found in my usual walking trail. Captions were…

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.

My World in White

“I call white the most powerful non-color; it’s clean, optimistic, powerful.” – Jason Wu The world is expected to be wonderful in vivid colour…but when you discover so much beauty in white… that’s what makes life more special! for Jude’s Life in Colour Got surprised when a white Alpaca came running and charging towards me…

Greeneries of the McClelland Sculpture Park

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get Lost.” – unknown The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park is located in the outer Melbourne suburb of Frankston in Victoria. You can find about hundreds of sculptures set in its sprawling greeneries and natural surroundings. Hubby took me there last Mother’s Day! ____________________________ The McClelland story began in…

Humanity

“Look around at the people God has put in your life. They aren’t there by accident.” Unknown This is the Humanity Series by Graeme Foote and this one is entitled “All about love”. They are stoneware ceramic sculptures of men and women that can be found in the Cloudehill Gardens in Olinda. Graeme Foote has…

Focusing on Autumn Details

“Steer me to an autumn path to travel all alone. Fall leaves the finest company; rustling in my heart like home.” – Anonymous Yesterday was a gorgeous day for a stroll in Mount Dandenong. As the leaves were falling on the quiet path that I wash taking … the leaves of ochre, brown, red and…

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…

Looking Upon Decay…

“I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.” – Henry Miller I love how these flowers are still standing upright even in decay… “There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind.” – Sarah Josepha Hale…

Pop-Up Cow in Melbourne

“Something in the way she moos.” 🎶🎶🎶 Beautifully positioned in the centre of Melbourne CBD is this pop up restaurant and this gorgeous red cow sculpture. Saturday Sculpture Here is my red one as promised smkelly8 Just another update TODAY for my records: It has been about a month of Victoria having 0 cases of…

Hidden Away in Mt Dandenong

“A change of scenery can help everything.” – Drew Pomeranz Victoria barely had about 4 months to recover from the effects of the pandemic and the whole of Australia is now promoting travelling in our own backyard. Yes, people are still anxious.  But this is the start of getting back bit by bit to normalcy…especially…

The Year when Elephants Roamed Melbourne

This was in 2012 when the elephants roamed the city. I saw it in my hard drive and thought that it would be wonderful to share it in Sculpture Saturday and Six Word Saturday.