As the sun rises… beneath trees!

“Just as the sun rises, a fresh start begins. We all have a choice. Will you make the most of it?” – Jacqueline Cooper It is the last day of BeckyB’s #TreeSquare challenge so I decided to put this as my farewell post. Plus a quote to think about. Thanks Becky for a wonderful month…

Yellow Trees in my mind

“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy Using the power of the mind I can go back to previous journeys. I can visualize the wonderful trips over and over again……

How old is the Tree?

They say that one of the most accurate way to estimate tree age is to COUNT the annual rings of wood growth. This is for Debbie’s One Word Sunday-Count and for BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Golden Tree

What do you think…is this a gold tree or what? For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Eucalyptus Trees

“The trees encountered on a country stroll Reveal a lot about that country’s soul… A culture is no better than its woods.” ― W.H.Auden These are Eucalyptus trees and they are a very common species near where I live. They grow very tall and it is wonderful to walk under its shade and when you…

Trees in the mist

”Life is foggy, always try to see what lies behind the fog.” Mehmet Murat ildan For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Trees over the Yarra River

“Trees give peace to the souls of men.” – Nora Waln This is the Yarra River which separates the Yarra Bend Park in Fairfield, Victoria. Branches of trees hanging low over the people having a nice time rowing the boats which are for hire. (the Yarra River is one of Victoria’s iconic waterways.) This is for BeckyB’s…

Aboriginal Art behind a leafless tree

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.”– Australian Aboriginal Proverb This is for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday I saw this public art behind a tree as we were walking from a…

White has it all…

“White has it all. It’s beauty is absolute. It’s the perfect harmony” – Coco Chanel Some white trees in the Dandenong Ranges, Southeast of Melbourne. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Renoir said once that nothing was so difficult, and at the same time so exciting, to paint, as white on white. Ambroise Vollard, French Contemporary artist, 1866-1939…

Do you see the birds?

“A bird sitting in a tree is not afraid of the branch breaking because her trust is not in the branch, but in her own wings.” – unknown For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Has a wonderful walk this morning and saw the birds. Do you see them? Of course you don’t… But there they are…the Black-head white…

Lichens on Tree Barks

“Alone with myself the trees bend to caress me the shade hugs my heart” – Candy Polgar Had my daily walk this morning and I saw this beautiful tree that sits just on the bank of the lake. It is beautiful, mainly because of the bright yellow lichens on its trunk and branches. This is for…

Trees by the Windows

“The wisdom’s in the trees, not in the glass windows.” – unknown I don’t really know what this building is or what these trees are. I was just attracted to it because from afar, I thought the trees were paintings on the wall of the building. I had to walk nearer and only then did…