When flowers bloom

“A world of grief and pain flowers bloom—even then.” – Kobayashi Issa Flower in bloom from the Cloudehill Garden and Nursery in Olinda, Victoria. This is an autumn flower! For Cee’s FOTD Challenge

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…

Curves

“In life,as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton I know I put this on almost at the very end of the challenge. Work and extra activities got in the way. Anyway, here are some curves in nature, For Lens artist photo challenge LAPC Some Curved old and rusty chairs For Pull…

Walking on a Sunny Day

“When you walk through that door of opportunity you don’t slam it shut behind you.” – Michelle Obama A few doors that I passed by in some suburbs of Melbourne. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge

Empty Chairs

We have an empty chair at our table because it reminds us to leave space to welcome the stranger and to always have room for love. -unknown While walking on High Street in Northcote For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Another Murals and Doors Kind of Day

Art is a line around your thoughts.― Gustav Klimt When walking the streets I always remind myself to look left and right, up and down and to look back. Photographing Public Art Challenge PPAC Some more murals but this time with DOORS

Being a Tourist in My own city…

“Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near.” – Paulo Coelho Wandering the streets of Melbourne and being a tourist in my own city gave me a feeling of joy. My main destination was to view the flower mannequins at the Emporium in the CBD. Fleurs de Villes was on…

Rainbow Colours

“Don’t fear the storm, for the rainbow’s never far behind.” – Jamie Worthington For Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – March Rainbow Colours The colour of Melbourne is what I love most about it! The saying is…”You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down”… but I guess you can when you’re walking along the laneways…

Indonesian Village

This is a continuation of a great find which I posted for Lens Artist Photo Challenge. The Indonesian Village is located within CERES parklands which host CERES cultural education programs. Entrance and back door to the Village. Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge This looked like a place of worship and an educational space. Some awesome architecture…

Closeups of Barks and Flowers

“Ancient trees are precious. There is little else on Earth that plays host to such a rich community of life within a single living organism.”— Sir David Attenborough For Cee’s Flower of the Day, Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – Closeup or Macro, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Bark and Leaves “You’re only here for a…