Yellow

“It is the color closest to light. In its utmost purity it always implies the nature of brightness and has a cheerful, serene, gently stimulating character. Hence, experience teaches us that yellow makes a thoroughly warm and comforting impression.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Yellow is a happy colour and I am so delighted that…

Brick Lane Doors

“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.” –John F. Kennedy, former American President So happy with Norm’s decision to go on with the weekly Door Challenge…it injects a bit of normalcy to our lives. It has been quite mentally…

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….

Doors in Melbourne

“Reality is a sliding door.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Here are some ordinary doors which were transformed by artists into beautiful paintings as though it was their very own canvas. This is for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge – Doors in Melbourne                  

Church Windows

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Here is a collection of church windows in Daylesford, country Victoria. This is for Ludwig’s Monday Windows Challenge –…

Melbourne’s Doors to Iconic Buildings

“I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way.” Unknown Some two weeks ago, since travelling overseas and crowded areas were not an option, My husband and I decided to walk around St Kilda Beach. You may be familiar with this iconic clown- face entrance to the Luna Park, Melbourne amusement area. This…

Revisiting Italy … Looking Up

“One of the great joys of traveling through Italy is discovering firsthand that it is, indeed, a dream destination.” – from the book “Italy Luxury: Family Hotels & Resorts” by Debra Levinson One of my fellow blogger, Manja, wrote about their situation in Italy nowadays (regarding the coronavirus) and for some reason that beautiful country…

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…

The Doors of St Vincent Street

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney I have featured quite a few places from this country town previously but there’s still more to come. I hope you don’t get tired of it because I want to…

Alleyways and Backdoors

“Laneway culture is the beating heart of Melbourne.” – Karl Quinn Street art in the Back door of offices and restaurants in an alleyway in Chapel Street in Melbourne. This is for Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge- Alleyways and Back Doors

Roofs of Churches & Castles

“Now is the time. It’s our time to chase rainbows and build castles in the sky. It’s our time to create a life that we love. Because someday, it will no longer be our time.” – Shawn Anderson Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge topic for this week is Roofs of Any Kind. This took me back…

Antique Shop Windows

“Don’t miss the open windows trying to bang down locked doors.” Seeing these windows made me stop and stare and think… These can be found in the town centre of Daylesford a few km from Melbourne. This is for Ludwig’s Monday Windows Challenge – Antique Shop Windows

Metal Flowers

“Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” – Ralph Waldo Emmerson   It was a great day yesterday for a drive along the scenic Mount Dandenong. I found these metal beauties in the nursery in the middle of the town of Sassafra.   This is for Sunshine’s Macro Monday…

What is Your Address?

“Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.”- Charles M. Schulz It is so different living in the the countryside. Maybe it is the breath of fresh air…or the fresh fruits that we taste… the beautiful flowers in the garden or even just the joy of going to walk a long way just to check if there’s…