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.

I Wore my GREEN shoes today

“Ooops I spent grocery money on shoes again.” – a quote from google and that’s not me talking Bought this shoes on the weekend and it is so comfy! Let me take you on a walk while I am wearing it today 😂😂😂 Some greens here: Store window display in Mornington Peninsula From an antique…

My Other Blog

“The goal is to die with memories not dreams.” I have just started a new blog and have arranged my files from my hard drive. I decided to post solely about my travels from 2012 up to the present…and hopefully up to lots more years in the future. It is really my blog but it…

On the trail … one more time

“Art is something that makes you breath with a different kind of happiness.” – Anni Albers This has been a fun activity for me. Walking, taking the tram or train or sometimes driving… this is my Part 3 of the UooUoo Trail Series. Part 1 Part 2 Name: You’re Not Alone Location: Prahran Square Name:…

Man at Work

“So much of who we are is where we have been.” – William Langewiesche The bronze statue of Cumil (The Watcher) is quite popular to locals as well as visitors to Bratislava, Slovakia. This sculpture is known as “Man at Work” is by Viktor Hulik. No one knows exactly what this man is doing… some…

Metaphor of Life

“All we need is now.” – unknown IMPULSE is a stainless steel and fibreglass sculpture by Adrian Mauriks. This sculpture can be found at the Pt Leo Sculpture Park in Mornington, Victoria. Mauricks was born in Holland and moved to Australia when he was in his teens. He studied at the Victorian College of the…

Sculpture Of Stacked Slates and Stones

“Sculpture is an art of the open air. Daylight, sunlight, is necessary to it, and for me, its best setting and complement is nature.” – Henry Moore The Park is an outdoor gallery within 135 hectares of landscaped grounds. Unlike other Australian sculpture parks, Pt. Leo Estate Sculpture Park includes works by major international as…

The After is Better

“After was better. Before was only there so after could happen.: – unknown When taking photos, I strive to get it right the first, second or third time by adjusting the aperture and the shutter speed. But still, no matter how hard I try, the images often stuffs up. So in this challenge, I don’t…

Hey, Are you Coming or Going?

“People come and go, that’s life.” – unknown There is a little grassy area behind the Victorian Arts Centre where the sculpture of Les Kossartz called Coming and Going can be found. It is a sculpture of six life size bronze sheep and five trap doors with a comedic approach. Les Kossatz was a widely-acclaimed…

Kids High UP on the UooUoo

Cute UooUoo at the Prahran Market (Part 2 of the UooUoo Trail Series) If you missed my part 1… HERE it is This is entitled Woohoo, created by the Glad Rappers and can be found at the Prahran market in Melbourne. This aims to portray a warm feeling of our childhood with the use of…

Where are you Going?

… UP the UooUoo Trail! (Part 1 of the Series) Launched on 20 January up until 21 March 2021, hundreds of UooUoo sculptures will be dotting the streets, laneways and iconic public places of Melbourne and Geelong. A UooUoo (pronounced you-you) is an imaginary creature that is somewhat shaped like a wombat. Entitled Me and…