Take a Break … Have a Seat!

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – Happy Pills #23 It was a great day, so my husband and I decided to walk around the Wilson Botanical Park Berwick. It was so relaxing to hear the birds chirping, to see the water flowing, the ducks swimming and to sit on some of the…

Amboise: an Unexpected Magnificence – Wanderlust @87

“All you need to know is that it’s possible.” – Wolf, an Appalachian Trail Hiker Amboise is a small town in central France which lies on the banks of the Loire River. It is such a beautiful place of castles, old towns, villages and views of the river that makes this an ideal stopover. Here…

The Trail to the Mountains

“A tree is our most intimate contact with nature.”― George Nakashima Walking in the woods is one of the most enjoyable activity there is. Watching the leaves swaying in the wind … strolling with a loved one, even walking hand in hand at times … seeing the sun peeking through the leaves. And in this instance,…

One Fine Autumn Day in Prague

“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” – Chad Sugg Autumn is a good time to visit Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. Yes, it can be quite chilly, but looking at those beautiful leaves just compensates for it all. Autumn can be very…

The Road that Leads Us…

“Any road that leads to a friend is beautiful.” Proverb Friendship is such a beautiful thing to have. And I am so lucky to have found it in my small group of friends who I consider my family. We all moved from the Philippines to Australia and we had been friends for more than two…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.”- Lois Lowry I have here a compilation of photos of feathers in different forms. I hope you enjoy. This is for CFFC Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers for this week. A single swan in Prague A duck in the pond…

Memories of Prague!

“No matter how many countries you’ve traveled to or where your going, Prague will sweep you off your feet.” – unknown Went on a holiday in Prague about five months ago. I really love the place and it is just fitting to put it in this challenge from Debbie Smyth, Travel with Intent – Memory….

FOTD – Red, Yellow, Pink and a Bee

“The flower doesn’t dream of a bee It blossoms and the bee comes -Mark Nepo It is a great day for a walk in the park. It is still a public holiday here in Melbourne So it is still quite busy at the Botanical gardens. Here are the autumn flowers… In red…pink…and yellow. For Cee’s…

Sunny Lugano – Wanderlust @54

“I travel because seeing photos in brochures wasn’t good enough for me. It was to be there, that was everything”– Wiremu Ratcliffe Lake Lugano is a lake which is situated on the border between southern Switzerland and Northern Italy. This lake is so beautiful with breath taking views. The Churches of Lugano Chiesa di Sant’ Antonio Abate Chiesa…

Walks, Trails, Sidewalks Challenge

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I walk everywhere. By myself, or with my hubby…my walking buddy! I walk to keep fit. To reach 10,000 steps in my fitbit. But I also walk to appreciate nature, To see…

FOTD – April 6, 2019 – Flowers in the Park

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – unknown A few weeks ago, I went walking in the park and saw these beautiful colourful flowers. I sat there for a few minutes loving what I was seeing. This was taken at the Wilson’s Botanical Garden near our place For Cee’s FOTD Challenge

Which Way are We Going?

“The world is made of stairs, and there are those who go up and those who go down.” – Ed McBain Every photo has a story… about friendship, about family or even just random thought. Here is my collection of steps and stairs photos for this week’s challenge, hope you like it. For Cee’s Fun…

PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019-WEEK 12

“Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair It gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” -English proverb My entry this week, for XingFuMama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge is something close to my heart. These are some people that I love, joining me in my search for photos of seats….

PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019-WEEK 10

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” Rain was pouring that day in Budapest, but I didn’t mind. But who would…if this is what you are gonna see. These are benches that I found all around in the Matthias church-Fisherman’s Bastion area in Budapest. Posting this for xingfumama’s challenge! Hope you…

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….

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…