Through Tim’s Lens

“Sometimes you just got to find an old dirt road and go where it takes you.” – unknown London has now reopened post pandemic (jealous!) Tim and Leigh (my son and daughter in law) decided to go for a few days away to the country roads of Dungeness. These photos are from Tim’s lens and…

Random Blue Houses, Windows and Trees

“If you want the people to understand you, invite them to your life and let them see the world from your window!” – Mehmet Murat ildan London may look gloomy most of the time but seeing these houses made my day bright and cheerful. I love these blue houses in Notting Hill with different shapes…

Getting Away!

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” -Dr. Seuss Ah “Getting away” – What a beautiful thought, especially now that lockdown is…

Avignon Windows

“Keep creating new windows from which to look at your world.” – Don Shapiro This is in connection to my travel post Boomer Travel. This is for Ludwig’s Monday Windows Challenge and for Sami’s Monday Murals Some random mural windows of a building in Avignon, France.

Sunset and the London Eye

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran November 2018. What a way to say goodbye to London…. Sunset, a silhouette of a tree and the London Eye. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare

Black & White

“What the human eye sees is an illusion of what is real. The black and white image transforms illusions into another reality.” – Ruth Bernhard I am not a master of black and white photography so my take on this topic is something that I experience and not from a technical point of view. I…

On the Waters of Faraway Lands …

“Travel opens your heart, broadens your mind and fills your life with stories to tell.” – Paula Bendfeldt Missing travelling? 2 years and 8 months, that has been the amount of time that I had not done something that I so love. Especially now that borders have been opening up in other countries, I am…

Payong

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – unknown “Payong” is a Tagalog (language in the Philippines) word meaning umbrella. It was an essential thing in my bag as I was growing up. Unlike here in Australia, where people just happily walk without it when…

What a Wonderful World

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru Thanks Amy for the challenge for this week – It’s a Wonderful World… what a beautiful reminder. When…

Windows and Murals in US of A

“Listen to the colour of your dreams.” – the Beatles Patricia sent me this photo from one of her travels in America. This was in 2019….  It seems so long ago now. Awesome windows incorporated with a building full of mural.   Sami’s Monday Murals Ludwig’s Monday Windows

Green Foliage

“In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow.” – Amit Ray I had just finished watching a travel show and it made me think. After more than a year of the pandemic there’s this question running through my mind. Would travel ever be…

Can you SPOT the DOTs?

“Everything starts from a DOT.” – Wassily Kandinsky This is another fun post from Lens Artist Photo Challenge: Spots and Dots. I saw all these DOTS in some familiar SPOTS near and far. Please click image to enlarge.