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

Leafless Trees in London

“Life is too short to be anything but happy.” – unknown November is a gloomy time in London. The leaves have fallen, the sky is grey, the rain is continuous. Why would anyone want to visit London during this month? Well, these trees says it all… This is for Becca’s sunday Trees Challenge – Leafless…

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…

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…

Can you tell me how to get to the DOORS of Sesame Street?

“Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.” – Jim Henson 50 Years and Counting Hands up if you and your children and your children’s children have been raised on Sesame Street. The series premiered on November 10, 1969 and has now reached its 50th season. Since 2006 Sesame Street has…

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…

Roaming the Streets of Paris – Wanderlust @92

“Paris is not a city; it’s a world.” – King Francis I Aside from Disneyland, Paris is the only other place that was in my bucketlist when I was a lot younger. I thought to myself that when I find a boy, Paris is the place to be, because it is the City of Love…

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…

Exploring Burgos, Spain – Wanderlust @84

“The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton Burgos is a city in northern Spain located at the north of Castille and Leon, about 259km north of Madrid. It is the historic capital of Castille. We were there only for a day trip from Toledo so we…

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…

More Seats in Sassafras

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”- Albert Camus Last week, I posted my walk in Sassafras to feature the seats that I happened to see there. This week, here are more seats which I found…

14 Places to See and Things to Do in Venice – Wanderlust @58

“I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food and pure romance in the air is like no other place.” – Elizabeth Berkley Venice is known as the “City of Bridges”, “The Floating City”, the “City of Canals” and many…