Sit Down and Rest

Society: What are we supposed to do when we can’t leave our homes? God: Rest. You are always so busy and overwhelmed, crying out to me weary and exhausted. Can’t you use a break from your fast-paced and over-scheduled lives? Go ahead and rest. Pray. Love your families. Be still and spend time with me….

Colourful chairs in Shakespeare Grove

“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” – Claude Monet This is a garden located in the corner of Shakespeare Grove and Chaucer St in St Kilda. It was just by chance that I saw this place, but was I pleasantly surprised to see so many colourful benches. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat…

That Little Quirky Shop

“You can kill the dreamer, but you can’t kill the dream.” – Martin Luther   Walking the streets of Daylesford in Australia, I chanced upon this little quirky craft shop. It had chairs, pillows, artworks, hats and knick knacks everywhere around the place. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- That Little Quirky Shop

The Seats in Bunjil Place

“Everything you can imagine is real.”– Pablo Picasso This is Bunjil Place, an entertainment precinct in Melbourne’s south east. What makes it unique is its striking architecture. Its rooftop is resembling a soaring eagle’s wings and the timber grid that goes into the foyer is its legs. It is something to be proud of, because there…

Chairs at Bromley&Co

“Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.” – Barbara Johnson This is a continuation of my post yesterday… Doors at Bromley&Co. Here are some of the chairs, benches, stools and seats that I found interesting in and around the warehouse….

Round Tables and Chairs

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Happy Pills #19 This is a shopping centre in Melbourne called The Emporium Melbourne. It is an 8 level contemporary shopping mall in the heart of the CBD with upscale shops and restaurants. When in need of a rest these are some comfy chairs and what…

Caledonian Road Bench

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right.” – Eleanor Roosevelt – Happy Pill #15 It has been already a year ago when I went to London for my son’s wedding (where did the time go?) We stayed near Caledonian Road in the Borough of Islington. That was where I saw this beautiful…

Outdoor Seats

“When it’s dark, look for the stars.” – Happy Pill #9 Such pretty outdoor seats, stools and chairs on this side of the shopping centre. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Pretty Outdoor Seats        

KAWS Snoopy-like Seats

“Spend time with loved ones this week.” – Happy Pill #6 It was too much to put everything in my previous post. So I decided to isolate this one to another post for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge – KAWS Snoopy-like Seats. You may want to find out more about KAWS, an artist and…

Relaxing

“I relax more when I’m behind the camera than anything else. I love that.” – Patrick Leahy Weekends are for relaxing and taking a walk with hubby. It is a time to sit and have a cup of coffee or tea. It can also be a time to do some shopping.And when you’re done shopping,…

Abbotsford Convent

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton Just 4 km away from the Melbourne CBD, you will find the Abbotsford Convent. This is a 16 acre historic building with amazing sprawling gardens. It is home to studios, galleries, cafes and…

The Benches in Paoay Church in the Philippines

“One day you will wake up and realize there won’t be anymore time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.” – Paulo Coelho This is the Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in the Philippines. This church is also known as the St Augustine Church and has been standing since 1704. The architecture…

Pull Up a Seat in Dandy

“Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of the bench, even if there is plenty of room at both ends.” – unknown Dandenong, or Dandy, is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, approximately 30 km south-east from Melbourne CBD. It is home to more than 150 nationalities, making it one of the most…

Pull Up a Seat

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a seed a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett I just pulled up all these photos from my archive and it brought me back to the time that I took the photographs. Memories of grandkids…of past travels…of people I have walked with. This is for…