Seats in Melbourne

“Everyone we love builds a home in our heart. And when they are gone we spend eternity staring at their empty seat.” – Bindi Irwinn be found in some Here are some welcoming seats that can be found in some cafes and restaurants in Melbourne. This is for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Seats…

In Between are the Doors

“There are things known, and there are things unknown. And in between are the doors. – Jim Morrison My husband and I usually spend our weekends catching up with our daughter, Patricia, walking around town, going to parks or museums, doing some shopping and going to church…. none of those we can do now. Here…

We’re ALL in This TOGETHER!

“Always together, never apart. Maybe in distance, but never the heart.” Haven’t personally seen friends, relatives, loved ones for a while now. Staying home, cooking, watching Netflix, reading, taking photos, virtual zumba, facetime… that’s all I am doing right now. If I overthink about the situation all over the world, it looks kinda gloomy. But…

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…

Rivers in Europe & in Australia

“Time is like a river.You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of your life.” Here are some iconic rivers in Europe and in Australia. This is for Amy’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge- Rivers in Europe & in Australia Amstel River in Amsterdam…

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