Shades of Bright Pink Hydrangeas

“Every flower blooms in its own time.” – Ken Petti It was fun joining Becky and the rest of the blogging community this whole month of April. It was enjoyable to see some brightness all around the globe. And this is from me to end this month of flowery brightness and pink. Some Hydrangeas at…

Bright Church Doors

“God will open doors that you didn’t knock on.” Unknown Some church doors in the Melbourne CBD. Brightly coloured ones too! Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge- Bright Church Doors BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright Church Doors

It’s 10pm in Melbourne

“Night is to see the dreams and day is to make them true.” – Anonymous Melbourne is not quite like New York (the city that never sleeps) ….but it does sparkle at night. This is the Casino at the Yarra River at 10 pm on a Saturday night. BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Melbourne Sparkles

This Morning at the Dandenongs

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – John Burroughs These photos are so fresh from the camera. My friends and I went to the Rhododendron Gardens, Dandenong Ranges in Regional Victoria this morning. There are no rhododendrons at this time, but there’s an abundance of Maple…

Bright Pink Protea

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” – Buddha Bright coloured Proteas in the Wilson’s Botanical gardens in the Southeast of Melbourne. BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright pink Protea Cee’s Flower of the Day – Pink Protea

Alex Plus One

“Brothers are like glue, they stick together.”– Anonymous Here is Alex so proud of his name on a puzzle. Of course not far behind is little brother Henryk. BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright puzzle Name

Brightly Painted Wooden Doors

“When one door closes, another opens. Or you can open the closed door. That’s how doors work.” – Anonymous A bright door in a shopping place serving fresh food. I don’t really like it that much but I guess the one who designed it did. Great for the challenge though. Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge –…

Bright Sunny Day for a Bike Ride

“My kids are the sunshine of my life.” As some of you may already know, my kids send me photos of their activities even before these ZOOM meetings and catchups were the norm. Here are Pat and Tim plus my daughter in law, Leigh… enjoying some spectacular days in the sun having a bike ride…

Sparkle & Shine Bright

“DREAM big SPARKLE more SHINE bright” Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge CFFC – Shine Brightly BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Shine Brightly “Both light and shadow are the dance of love.” – Rumi ”Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out if the dark.” – Katrina Mayer

What Do I see?

“SIGHT is what you see with your eyes, VISION is what you see with your mind.” – Robert Kiyosaki Windows incorporated with a bright eyes on mural somewhere in Melbourne. Ludwig’s Monday Windows BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright

Metal Chairs and Bright Leaves

“Two empty chairs are not a good use of space. Fill them up with love.” – Jarod Kintz Gotta continue with my short getaway. We stayed in Firetail Ridge, an 8.5 acre rural property in Yapeen, a hamlet between Castlemaine and Guildford in regional Victoria. Around the farm slash winery slash retreat, there were lots…

I See Bright Green

“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” – Pedro Calderon de la Barca For Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – CMMC – April Colour (Light Green or Neon Green) BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright Green

Raindrops on a Bright Pink Flower

“Small raindrops on flowers are like small happiness on life.” – Sushama BeckyB’s Square Challenge – Raindrops and a Bright Pink Flower Jude’s Life in Colour Challenge – Bright Pink FOTD – Pink Flower

Bright Mural in Chapel Street

“The object of art is to give life a shape.” – William Shakespeare This is Beastman’s work in the corner of Chapel Street and Grey Street. It is made up of geometric patterns with bright colours. Sami’s Monday Murals – Beastman’s Chapel Street Mural BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright Mural Ludwig’s Monday Windows

Bright Autumn Leaves

“AUTUMN is a second SPRING, when every LEAF is a FLOWER.” – Albert Camus Spring is a magical season… but it comes to us, the opposite of the rest of the world. While for Amy and to most of you, the flowers of spring are slowly bursting brightly …. the green leaves are now becoming…

Large, Medium & Tiny

“The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Three sizes of colourful metal sculptures of animals in a Gallery in Daylesford, Victoria. Do you see the tiny one? CFFC: Size Comparison of Objects – Large, Medium & Tiny BeckyB’s Square…

Bright Murals in Lucerne

“Paint your life in bright colors and bold strokes.” Colourful, bright murals on the façade of Restaurant Fritschi in Lucerne, Switzerland. What makes it more interesting are the windows that is incorporated with the mural! BeckyB’s Square Challenge – Brightly Painted Ludwig’s Monday Windows Challenge – Brightly Painted Sami’s Monday Murals – Mural in Lucerne

Bright & Happy Easter to all

“I still believe in Santa, the Easter bunny, the Tooth Fairy and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.” – Dolly Parton Becky B’s Square Challenge – Bright & Happy Easter to all

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

Bright Mosaic

“…but beautiful mosaics are made of broken pieces.” – Jori Jenessa Nelson This mosaic art garden decorations are formed by placing variously BRIGHT coloured broken pieces of material to form pictures or patterns. Becky B’s Square Challenge – Bright Mosaic

The START of the Bright Month of April

“She’s like a rainbow. She lives in colors.” It is the Start and Day 1 of Becky B’s Square Challenge with the topic of Bright. This is not just bright but it’s also glittery. Saw this store in Prahran, Melbourne. It is a whole shop of brightly coloured shoes, clog, boots, bags and accessories for…

pUPil #3

“We try to hide our feelings but we forget our eyes speak.” – unknown January…the first month of 2021 … what better way to start the year than by joining Becky and the rest of the blogging community have fun with daily SquareUPs. We did it guys… See you again in a few months… In…

Kids High UP on the UooUoo

Cute UooUoo at the Prahran Market (Part 2 of the UooUoo Trail Series) If you missed my part 1… HERE it is This is entitled Woohoo, created by the Glad Rappers and can be found at the Prahran market in Melbourne. This aims to portray a warm feeling of our childhood with the use of…

Up & Down Chapel Street

“I love walking down the street and seeing faces and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness.” – Ric Ocasek Chapel Street, Melbourne is known for its retail outlets, restaurants and cafes. It also is well known for its different types of artistic endeavours like public murals and sculptures. But for this week…

A CoUPle of Stacked UP Dolls

“How many selves do we contain, like Russian dolls concealed within one another.” – Susan Hill I saw these nesting dolls on the Window in one of my walks in the city before Christmas. It is in a shop in the Royal Arcade named Babushka and it is a whole shop full of Russian nesting…

Where are you Going?

… UP the UooUoo Trail! Follow me to the walking trails of the UooUoos? SquareUp – Up the UooUoo Trail Rainbow Dreaming: Bourke Street Mall Tulip: Bourke Street Mall Metruoo: Flinders Station Newtopia: Harbour Esplanade North Untitled Gumball Machine: Cow Up a Tree Precint Baa-ni-ip (Bunyip) Victoria Harbour Promenade The Take of the Gecko who…

Barcode LookUP

“Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.” – Nicholas Sparks Kinda quirky… Looking UP, I saw this barcode window in Melbourne CBD! Monday Window SquareUp- Barcode LookUP

A New Street Art is UP

“Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” – Alice in Wonderland The “New Normal” for the restaurant business in Melbourne is outdoor seating. Rutledge Lane, a street off the famous and ever busy Hosier Lane, has opened UP two new Pop UP restaurants for Covid safe dining….