Art on high Voltage Doors

I think that I have featured some of these doors previously. But here they are again all together in one post for Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge and for Natalie’s Photographing Public Art Challenge

In search of Frankston’s giant canvases

“As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.” ~ Rumi Frankston is known for its waterfront scene but it is also now becoming the most sought after street art destination. The Big Picture Fest has been running for 5 years now and Frankston has been the playground for local and international…

A wall mural in South Yarra

I have captured changes to the exterior of the Bailey Nelson Chapel Street store. This is a mural done by Tom Gerrard who is a Melbourne based contemporary artist. This is one of the biggest walls he’s ever painted! It is also painted around the windows of the shop. This first one was a mural…

Urban Environment

“For those who are lost, there will always be cities that feel like home.” – Simon Van Booy I am from the suburbs… 45 minutes away from Melbourne CBD but I love going to the city. What I love most are its tall skyscrapers… Its architecture… Its streetart… Its weekend craft and food markets… Its…

Back Doors around Chapel Street

“I’ve been waiting for that bright sunshine to show up and shine in my back door someday.” ~ Luther Allison Here are some back doors around Chapel Street in Melbourne, that had designs that are recognisable. And here are some that I don’t really understand but the colours are nice anyway.

Walking to Get Coffee

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau Everyone was still asleep…the sun light was just starting to peep though the clouds. My husband, my son, my daughter in law were all fast asleep but Pat and I decided to go for a walk around Daylesford and have…

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