Distancing

“Saving a life just got much more important than savouring a lifestyle.” – Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words These are the only creatures I personally interact with (except for my husband) these days. The topic for Tina’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge this week is Distance and I was able to capture these swans and ducks practicing…

Wordless Wednesday

“I need a break from reality.” – unknown   I know…I know, it is hard to have a break and be at peace when all around you there is so much chaos. It’s hard to feel “normal” when all you hear from social media, from your friends and family, from the news is all about…

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….

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

Ducks by the Lake

“To Live will be an awfully big adventure”– Peter Pan Walking by the lake I happened to see these ducks which I thought were sleeping because they were not moving at all. But no, their eyes were wide open, so maybe they were just … RESTing. This is for Jez’s Water Water Everywhere Challenge – WWE and…

Let Me take you there…

 “The best dreams happen when you’re awake.” – unknown The topic for Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge is transportation. What better country to featured today than the Philippines. The Philippines is a very small country consists of 7,107 island, so it is not surprising that there are so many modes of transportation. Here are just a…

A Window with a View

“Throw open your window and let the scenery of clouds and sky enter your room! – Yosa Buson I travel every few years, like what they say, Work Save Travel Repeat. Now I am in my hiatus stage and this blog is helping me get through with my wanderlust feeling. I still keep on posting about…

Of Paint and Cobwebs

“You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t choose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” – Anita Septimus These are garden decorations, which to an ordinary person will just be taken for granted… left unnoticed cobwebs and all. But here I am making it the…

Special Spot in Sandringham

“Wherever you go, bring your sunshine… ” – unknown It is in days like these, when the weather in Melbourne is extremely warm, that you just want to get lost in the beach. Taking off your shoes, walking in the sand and feeling the cold water on your toes, is simply magical. My family went…