And I will just sit here…

BARCELONA, SPAIN Linked to Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge For Natalie’s Photographing Public Art Challenge And for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Thumbs up if it is OK!

Just got home to see the Triennial exhibit at the National Gallery of Victoria. This is a sculpture in front of the NGV by David Shrigle. Linked to Debbie’s 6WS

Look at that Glorious Weekend Sky

I haven’t been to the city for a long time because I went overseas then I had a problem with my knee. First time to try walking the streets of Melbourne again. Inspired by Hammad’s Weekend Sky and Debbie’s Six Word Saturday And as a bonus, I saw this pretty tram which I think is…

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibit in Melbourne

“On the completion of the Sistine chapel ceiling: I’ve finished that chapel I was painting. The pope is quite satisfied.” – Michelangelo This unique exhibition in Emporium, Melbourne took me to the world of the greatest masterpieces of Michelangelo, seen from a totally different perspective. Photographing public art Challenge Six Word Saturday 6WS There were…

Lunch by the River at SouthWharf

“Life is a sea of vibrant colours. Jump in.” – unknown South Wharf is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 km south-west of Melbourne’s Central Business District. It is an area full of restaurants bars and shopping areas. Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday This day, a month ago,…

Life is Better if it’s Colourful

“Be uniquely you. Stand out. Shine. Be colorful. – Amy Leigh Mercree A colourful area in South Wharf, Melbourne. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge and Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Nothing wrong with doing simple things

“There’s nothing wrong with doing simple things.” – PCoelho Double dipping with challenges is not a new thing for me. In fact, I consider it as part of my personal challenges … combining as many challenges in one post. So, here I go with challenges dipped all together… Lens Artist Photo Challenge,, Photographing Public Art…

Just having a bit of fun…

“Colours speak all languages.” – Joseph Addison During the day, these installations at the Northcote Town Hall is cute, colourful and playful for kids and kids at heart (as you can see here). But I heard that it really is something else when the neon lights at night. This large scale interactive neon installations is…

Tulloch Castle: Is it really haunted?

“Whenever I wander, wherever I rove, the hills of the Highlands forever I love.” – Robert Burns It was nearly sunset when we reached our destination. This was the view from the parking lot. My cousins took us to the Tulloch Castle and this was where we stayed the night. Tulloch Castle is a 12th…

Public Art – Women’s Right to Vote

Great Petition is a Public Art located in Burston Reserve, near the Victorian State Parliament Building, in Melbourne, Australia. The sculpture was commissioned by the State Government of Victoria and the City of Melbourne, designed by artists Susan Hewitt and Penelope Lee. The Big Petition sculpture is a 20-metre-long scroll which goes on the ground…

That time of the year again …

“ When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.” – author unknown Before 2020, Patricia went back and forth to several countries for work. In November of 2019, she was in New York and she sent me these Halloween decoration photos. These may not be as…

Take me back to Acland Street

“I don know where I’m going but I’m on my way.” – unknown Melbourne has traded its prominent title of most liveable city (for 7 years) for the world’s most locked down city, as it officially recorded the dire new milestone.The city has now spent 246 days locked down, with the Covid restrictions among the…

There was a double rainbow yesterday

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou Six word Saturday Who says you have to go far to see beauty… taken during my afternoon walk with hubby after it drizzled. Yay for double rainbows 🌈 🌈. Taken with an iphone with panorama view.

Yes, Melbourne is still in lockdown

“You couldn’t do this and you couldn’t do that, but life went on.” – Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday and sorry if my title is sort of similar to yours. It has been 37 days of Lockdown for us…and that is only for Lockdown 6.0 … not counting…

I need some chairs now but…

… It’s lockdown I miss going to thrift shops especially on Sundays for the Sunday Markets. I haven’t done so for a long time especially that Lockdown doesn’t seem to be going away real soon! Pull Up a Seat Challenge and Six Word Saturday

Meet Ernest…Tim’s Friendly Neighbourhood Cat

“Cats never strike a pose that isn’t photogenic.” – Lillian Jackson Braun My son’s friendly neighbourhood cat just had a haircut and he sent me this photo. Ernest looks grumpy here but still cute anyway… 6 Word Saturday

Chairs that I couldn’t sit on…

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Some CHAIR art pieces in a small art gallery in Fitzroy, Victoria. Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Blue, Blue My world is Blue

“If you’re feeling blue, try painting yourself a different colour.” – unknown Seats and Doors for Jude’s Life in Colour – Blue Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Some Blue doors for Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge and Blue Seats for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge And for Photographing Public Art challenge, here are some doors and…

Creatures in Australia made from Trees

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles Schultz These are Australian animals made from tree trunks. I am not sure if this is an authentic tree trunk but it seems like it. These cute sculptures can be found in my usual walking trail. Captions were…

When I See Whites and Silvers

“Nothing can dim the light the shines from within.” – Maya Angelou Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Jude’s Life in Colour Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Sculpture Saturday A few white chairs that were so comfortable to sit on… at the Wilson’s Botanical Gardens. Here are some silver sculptures by the lake.

Yes, It is a Birthday Party !

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” – Dr Seuss Attended a kid’s birthday party last month. So much fun colours in these seats. Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Greeneries of the McClelland Sculpture Park

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get Lost.” – unknown The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park is located in the outer Melbourne suburb of Frankston in Victoria. You can find about hundreds of sculptures set in its sprawling greeneries and natural surroundings. Hubby took me there last Mother’s Day! ____________________________ The McClelland story began in…

Bright Autumn Leaves and Wooden Benches

”Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of the bench, even if there’s plentry of room at both ends.” – Anonymous Looking back at my lovely day at the park… Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

There’s a Scarf on the Bench

“Sometimes the great feeling in the world is just sitting still for a moment and watching the world go by.” – Andy O’Malley Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Wooden Seats from My Castlemaine Trip

”We’re all just passing time and occupy our chair very briefly.” – John Hurt Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Wooden Seats from My Castlemaine Trip Debbie’s Six Word Saturday- Wooden Seats from My Castlemaine Trip

Bright Seats in an Icecream Shop

“Shine bright. No matter who dulls your sparkle.” Bright metal chairs in an icecream shop in Gembrook, Victoria. Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Becky B’s Square Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Where Has the Old Barberchair Gone?

“Like a barber’s chair that fits all buttocks.” – William Shakespeare It’s now used for display and is in good use …I think. In a bric-a-brac shop in Sassafras. Pull Up a Seat Challenge Six Word Saturday

The Year when Elephants Roamed Melbourne

This was in 2012 when the elephants roamed the city. I saw it in my hard drive and thought that it would be wonderful to share it in Sculpture Saturday and Six Word Saturday.

On the trail … one more time

“Art is something that makes you breath with a different kind of happiness.” – Anni Albers This has been a fun activity for me. Walking, taking the tram or train or sometimes driving… this is my Part 3 of the UooUoo Trail Series. Part 1 Part 2 Name: You’re Not Alone Location: Prahran Square Name:…

From London to Amersfoort in Netherlands

This is part of the series that I started entitled On the Road … ___________________________________________________________🚞🚎🚗🚃🛫🚠 Hubby and I had our first European trip in 2016. So many photos… but so many images too that are just stuck in my hard drive because they weren’t good enough. These are images that were taken while in transit……