Thursday Doors – February 28, 2019

 “Collect Moments, Not Things.” Here are photos of doors for this week’s challenge. These were taken in Prague. This shot was taken from the building of the Astronomical clock looking out into the Old Town Hall Square. All these people are waiting for the clock to strike, which does every hour, on the hour. This…

Wanderlust @13 around London

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck So, my husband and I decided just to go around without any plans really. Took the bus 17 and we saw this cool building. Lots of people were standing around looking up and taking shots of the streetart. Next stop was the St Pancras Renaissance…

Friday Foto Fun Challenge

 “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” Budapest and as the Hungarians call it “boo-dah-pesht”. It’s architecture is as they say “very Instagrammable”. Here are some shots that are for Aroused foto challenge topic Framed. These are shots from the Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest. https://www.instagram.com/_travel_with_jackandtech_

Pick Me Up – February 27, 2019

“Stop focusing on how stressed you are and remember how blessed you are.” If you’re feeling hardship now…or feeling troubled…remember that there are so many things to be grateful for. Just remember and cherish these times. Photo taken during sunset yesterday. Even just the beauty of the sun and my surroundings is enough to be…

Wanderlust @12 Around Caledonian Road, London

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde No jetlag whatsoever. That’s good hey! We had a walk around the Caledonian Road area where I saw this beautiful St Andrew’s Church of England . Passing through Regent’s Canal Towpath Some colourful things I found in some of the shops. Some beautiful…

Wordless Wednesday

“Be present. The magic is in the moment.”-L Pollock My husband and I saw this Filipino restaurant in Notting Hill via google, and of course we wanted to have a try since we were there in that area. So we followed google maps and as you may not know, my husband and I are both…

Wanderlust @11 Nice to be back in London

“Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.” We were in London 2 years ago during Summer. (I will tell you about that trip later on.) For now, this is our latest European trip and first stop is Heathrow Airport, London. And as they say “Coffee first”. After some 23 hours flight (counting the…

Wanderlust @10 Bohol, Philippines

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty  The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres. They are covered…

PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019-WEEK 8

“A house that does not have one warm, comfy chair in it is soulless.”- May Sarton For this week’s challenge, I wanna start with the most comfortable place in the house. I call this “my place.” It is an armchair where I can read a book… I can use my ipad… I can also have…

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Isolated Objects

“In solitude I find my answers.” – Kristen Butler In response to Cee‘s B&W isolated objects challenge This shot of a single rock amidst trees and field was taken in Olinda in one of my walks with friends. In a field of grass there stands a single cross. Photo taken during one Good Friday, when I…

Looking back

When you have brought up kids, there are memories you store directly in your tear ducts.— Robert Brault Taken at Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. 2001 When the kids were little, we always went on long drives during their school holidays. Those were precious times. Since then… and up to now, they are both…

Wanderlust @9 Bruno’s Art in Marysville…

My friends and family went to this place, not expecting anything…we just wanted to go for a walk. But to our surprise, we were all amazed by the beauty of all the works of sculpture and the story behind it all. The original and unique artworks of sculptor and painter Bruno Torfs continues to bring…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.“-Mark Twain What country do you first think of when I mention texture? For me, it is definitely Venice. The texture of the walls, the canals, the houses, the churches, the water… I can’t simply…

Pick Me Up – February 19, 2019

“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow,You have to be in their lives today.”― Barbara Johnson Every time I post, I also find something inspirational that I incorporate with it. Thanks to Cee Neuner , I am able to do this on a regular basis. Growing up in the Philippines was very different to the way…

Wanderlust @8 Cebu, Philippines.

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens Cebu is a province of the Philippines, in the country’s Central Visayas region, comprising Cebu islands and more than 150 smaller surrounding islands and islets. Every time there is a mass celebration, this is what you see outside the church….

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Made by Humans

“Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change. Life’s too short to be anything… but happy.”– Anonymous The following are B&W artworks made by humans and two I have done myself. This first one can be found in our local area, dedicated to the young people of Hampton Park. This…

FOTD – February 14, 2019 – Tulip

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. This day is not only for the young… It is for all those who still feel the excitement… the fun … the playfulness… the joy… Even though how old…

Pull Up A Seat Photo Challenge 2019 Week #6

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.”- Kenneth Branagh Seat photos taken some few months or years ago… Having breakfast in a cafe, one Good Friday with friends. Metal seats at a vacation place with good friends. Photo sent to me by my daughter when…

Wanderlust @7 Anvaya Cove, Subic (Philippines)

“Footprints in the sand of time… Where have you been? Where are you going?” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie This is a private paradise in Subic, where our good friends took us a for a few days of much deserved rest. Walking along the miles of soft sand. Very peaceful and so relaxing. Sunset is an…

Goofing around with the kids…

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”-Audrey Hepburn When I am all alone at home, I can’t help but sometimes think of those times when I and my whole family are still living in one house. During the weekends, we all go out together…we go to the park… just because… And…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Color of Your Choice

“Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step of your life”-unknown My happy place is the colour purple. What’s yours? Walking along the park. Purple door. Streetart with a purple tinge. Purple kale Purple car in a flower show in the Dandenong mountains. Purple seat in Melbourne. And the…