This is a continuation of my series about the Abbotsford Convent. The Good Shepherd Chapel is located at St Heliers Street, next to the Abbotsford Convent. Built in 1871 by the Good Shepherd Sisters. In 1863, four sisters set sail to Melbourne from France to provide a safe house for women and girls experiencing hardship….
Tag: Thursday Doors Challenge
Another look at the Convent and its Doors
This is a continuation of my walk last Sunday at the Abbotsford Convent. Aside from windows and public art, I also found so many doors. Founded by The Sisters of the Good Shepherd in 1863, there are 11 buildings in this site. Built in 1887, this building was primarily used as a ‘finishing school’ for…
This is the Caleruega Chapel of Transfiguration located in Nasugbu, Batangas in the Philippines. It is a beautiful church known as the most popular wedding chapel around Tagaytay. It is perched on top of the highest hill surrounded by panoramic views. Unfortunately the grounds were closed because there was a retreat going on that day….
Doors with no walls…
“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell Art installation at the Cranbourne Botanic Gardens. At the Orlinda Museum in Tagaytay, Philippines. Inspired by Dan’s Thursday Door Challenge
Pampering and Tuesday Streetart – 4
This was on a Tuesday, the 11th of April, when I took the train to the city to catch up with Pat since she took a few days off to celebrate her birthday. We met up at the Parliament Station to catch the tram going to Collingwood. First we had a light breakfast at a…
Cruden Farm is one of Australia’s most loved iconic gardens and natural spaces. this is located in Langwarrin, VIC. For Dan’s Thursday Door Challenge This is Cruden Farm, a property bought by Keith Murdoch in 1928 for his wife, Elizabeth. She lived here for many decades until her death in 2012. For over 40 years,…
Village Doors (part 4)
This is the last of the series of the doors that I found in the Philippines. I hope you enjoyed it. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge Stayed for three days at my brother in law’s place and here are some of the doors to houses on our way to church. This is the childhood village…
Doors in the Outskirts of Manila (part 3)
Here are some roadside doors which I took photos of from the province of Batangas. It is located in the southern part of Luzon, Philippines. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge
Blue Doors in Manila (part 2)
Blue doors which I am unsure where exactly in Manila they are located… For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge and for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge –CFFC
Doors around Manila (part 1)
Some doors which I photographed from Manila… some of these doors obviously need repainting. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge This barber is waiting for customers to come in through that open door. Some locked doors.
“Tuloy po kayo”
Tuloy Po Kayo is a Filipino warm welcoming expression to invite you to someone’s home or to simply say welcome. Here is my nephew on the signage in the front of the Nemiranda Atelier Museum The art door of the Blanco Museum. Opposite the Blanco museum is this colourful toucan door. A pretty door of…
Saturday Morning Surprise
It is a sunny Saturday morning and I just woke up. When I looked at my phone I saw this message from Tim and I thought it was more from his travels, but it wasn’t…it is from the Spitafiuelds/Shoreditch area in London where he lives. Happy that he was thinking of me while walking around….
Some trams with new colourful designs that ran around the city of Melbourne. Plus an additional cute elevator door that is just random because it is a leftover photo. Inspired by Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge
The Carnival Came to Town
Accidentally passed by this huge empty lot where the circus was to be set up. Inspired by Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge
Morocco’s Arches and Doors
Tim and Leigh are still on holidays in Marrakech. He sent me loads of photos and some were just in time for today’s topic. So I just want to share some of them for Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – CMMC and for Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge. The topic for this week for Cee’s Challenge is…
More doors near Chapel Street
Last week I shared mural doors on the main strip of Chapel Street. Today, let me take you to more doors but in the residential area of the suburb of South Yarra for Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge. And some seats in restaurants around the commercial area for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge.
Chapel Street doors
Chapel Street Precinct is an iconic shopping strip that spans across the three suburbs of Windsor, Prahran and South Yarra in Melbourne. There’s so much to see in this street… vintage stores, high fashion, cafes market, art galleries. But, I am not featuring any of those, because today I want to share some murals with…
A town named Szentendre
It was the 17th of November in 2018 when Jack and I visited Szentendre. It was just about 40 minutes away from Budapest and it was an optional activity for our tour of Central Europe. So glad that we joined, as this became one of the highlights of our trip. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge,…
And just like that…it’s Christmas market time
“Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more?”- The Grinch Stole Christmas Author: Dr. Suess Is it just me? Or did 2022 go so fast? Christmas doors from Christmas markets are always fun times! Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge