Summer Vibes Down Under

“It’s always summer somewhere.” —Lilly Pulitzer Don’t be surprised but summer is Christmas time here downunder. Thanks Andre for letting me feel the summer vibes during this time that we are freezing and soaking wet here in Melbourne. It is a time for ice creams and gelatos. A time to enjoy the weekend craft markets…

Melbourne Doors

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas And yet again … some Street Art doors in Melbourne.

Postcard Photos from Tim

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – unknown Tim and Leigh (my son and Daughter in law) are now enjoying some time in Europe before they take that first flight to Melbourne since pandemic. Missing my boy and can’t wait to see them in July. These are from Venice when…

The Fitzrovia Mural in Goodge Street Station

Photo courtesy of my son, Tim! Just a short walk from Goodge Street station is the Fitzrovia Mural. This large piece records the life of the local community in 1980. Created on the said year and painted by Mick Jones and Simon Barber. Plans of restoration started in 2010 because this mural was in a…

Old and New in the City

Melbourne is the second most populous city in Australia and is characterised by a variety of architecture. The city is particularly known for its mixture of Victorian architecture and modern buildings. Here are some examples of new buildings in juxtaposition to older ones and showing various windows .

Windows to Jurassic World

A large Jurassic World Dominion mural can be seen in one of the laneways of Melbourne. For Ludwig’s Monday Windows and Sami’s Monday Mural

Dromana Seats

Dromana is a seaside town in the Mornington Peninsula. We passed by this town on our way home from our short break in Rye. Here are some interesting chairs in restaurants, cafes, Gelato shops and pastry shops.

Sorrento

On our short holiday, we visited Sorrento. Sorrento is a popular tourist destination on the Mornington Peninsula, nestled between Portsea and Blairgowrie. It is situated on a thin strip of the Mornington Peninsula. Every week, two challenges that I love participating in, are the Thursday Doors Challenge and Pull Up a Seat Challenge. So here…

Shoreditch Murals from Tim

“The important thing is that each work is always guided by passion.” – Jorit Agoch Some photos sent to me by Tim from his walk. Thanks son ❤️ For Marsha’s Photographing Public Art Challenge This is a mural by Street Artist WOSKerski in Shoreditch, London, UK. This is a tribute of WOSKerski to the brave…

Window Mural

“Two men look out a window. One sees mud, the other sees the stars.” -Oscar Wilde. I happened to pass by these windows and this mural and said to myself… what a beautiful artistic world we have. For Ludwig’s Monday Window

Deck Chairs in the Square

“Don’t be like the rest of them darling.” – Coco Chanel Featuring an all-new Kalaidosquare-vibe deckchairs, with new designs from street art icons George Rose, Sofles and Mysterious Al. This was at the Fed Square in Melbourne, a few weeks ago. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Church in Thornbury

“Seek the fountain from within yourself.” – Rumi For Photographing Public Art Challenge This is the Reconciliation Fountain by Glenn Romanis, a renowned Aboriginal artist. This can be seen outside the St Mary’s Church in Thornbury. The fountain tells how water came back to the land after a long drought by making the frog that…