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…

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                  

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

Streetart Portal

“I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see.” – Carla H. Krueger Streetart is a modern art form of expression that is usually painted on walls. It is done…

12 photos for 12 months

“The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen and the memories you’ve made along the way.” – unknown It is nearly the end of 2019 and oh how time flies. I will be having a short break for this busy time of the year but before that I want…

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…

Windows and Street Murals

“Try not to be a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein – Happy Pill #11 This is a challenge that is on every Monday. This is for Sami’s Monday Murals – Street Murals and for Ludwig Keck’s new challenge (discovered this on Cee’s post) – Monday…

Enter the world of KAWS in Melbourne

“Hello there. Life is tough, but so are you.” – Happy Pill #5 Last weekend, I, together with my husband and my daughter, went to this amazing exhibit at the National Gallery of Victoria. It is the work of contemporary artist, Brian Donnelly, aka KAWS. Those of you who are into streetart and installations may…

Blue, Blue my World is Blue

“Smile at strangers. We’re in this together.” – Happy Pill #4 What better way to spend your day than looking at BLUE streetarts, the BLUE sky with lovely cloud formations and having coffee on a BLUE mug. Good combination…right? All photos were taken in Melbourne and Sydney. This is for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge –…

Multiculturalism

” We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity life would be very boring.” – Catherine Pulsifer Saw this on the way to having brunch with the family in Abbotsford near Melbourne. This is for Sami’s Monday Murals Challenge – Multiculturalism        

Those Doors and Street Arts

“Oh, the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind.” – Dr Seuss Found these doors and streetart one rainy day. It is in the middle of the city of Melbourne and is in alley ways. There are also doors in sprinklers, fire hydrant and water meter which are camouflaged with street arts. This…

Murals Around Melbourne

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s not done properly.” ― Banksy Melbourne, the perfect place to see streetart. As you can see in several of my previous blogs, I am very much into this form of art. This week, I am sharing much more…here are some pretty murals on a…

Graffiti Doors

“I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened , and I’m not afraid to look behind them.” – Elizabeth Taylor Here are some doors that have been weathered, unhinged, and graffitied. These are doors which I found in the suburb of Fitzroy near Melbourne, in one of my walks in search…

The Guggenheim of Bilbao, Spain – Wanderlust @85

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian proverb Bilbao is an industrial port in northern Spain and is surrounded by lush green mountains. It is made famous by the Frank Gehry designed, curvy, silver building, the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao. This was opened in 1997 and the museum…