A visit to Montsalvat – an artist colony

Montsalvat is an artists’ colony in Eltham, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Established by Justus Jorgensen, the colony is set among gardens on five hectares of land, and is home to dozens of buildings, including houses, halls, studios, galleries and stables.-Wikipedia I visited this place together with some of my friends, a few weekends…

My 2023

My last post for this year is a look-back on the year that was. So many memories made and much to be grateful for. Linked to Cee’s FOTD and to Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is Lovely Challenge ————————- oOo ————————- Wishing all of you a blessed Christmas Season and joyous New beginnings… ————————- oOo ————————- “No matter…

A Moody Walk

When I first saw the theme of the challenge for this week, I was confused as to what direction I was going to take. There were so many different ways of tackling the subject. But it was a Sunday and my hubby and I decided to go for a weekend walk to relax. So there…

A lovely Easter day

Happy Easter from our family to yours… For my family, Easter is extra special because we have so many additional little ones that were so excited for the Easter Egg hunting! Wacky shot please! With my grandkids from my nieces from left to right…Remy, who’s the youngest and still don’t understand any if it. Alex…

Windows Through TIME…

As i’ve mentioned on my previous post, I haven’t gone out much lately because of travel and health issues. So it feels so liberating to be able to go out and walk to this amazing installation in the Flinders Station in the middle of Melbourne CBD. And going with the theme, first we had this…

Spring …

“Every flower bloomsin its own time.”-Ken Petti Melbourne is just emerging from a hot summer going into autumn so it is still hard to think of Spring during this time. But last year’s Spring was the best because my son was here that time…all good vibes except for the hay-fever season. Flowers blooming, weekends at…

Peace amidst chaos

“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.”-Deepak Chopra. Holidays are not just all noise and laughter and catching up with people… there can also be some down time. I was just in the Philippines a few days ago and in between the chaos, I found some time for myself. These…

Windows, Seats & Murals from Marrakech

A continuation of Tim’s photos from Marrakech….just amazing textures of arched windows. The first one is looking very much like a watercolour painting to me. … and some cozy seats to relax on. And lovely wall murals which you may know is one of my favourite pleasures. My son knows me too well that is…

A Guest Post for Tuesday

“Maybe it’s just a daughter’s job to piss off her mother.” . Chuck Palahniuk Diary I was thinking of a topic to write about and this suddenly came to mind. What if I let my kids write something about me. So today, i asked my daughter, Pat, to be my guest blogger. Jack often tells…

Lovely Water Everywhere

Just some of the water shots I have taken through the years. I hope you like them. For Lens Artist Photo Challenge, for Whatever is Lovely and for Water Water Everywhere Challenge and “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” — Loren Eiseley “Venice is a city of romance, suspended…

It was a lovely day…

“Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down“– Vanessa Paradis Had a lovely day at the beach on the weekend. The clouds seemed glowing on the vibrantly blue skies…the water was not too cold and the sun was just pleasant to the skin. ‘Twas a lovely day for Fish and Chips too 👍🏼…

Lovely shots from Tim

“Don’t have much to say that wouldn’t look better on a wall.” – BiP A few days ago, Tim sent me some photos again of some of the places he visited. It is a lovely feeling to know that he is thinking of me enough to take photos of things and places that he knows…

Australia Day Walk

It is Australia Day Public Holiday today and Forecast is… was gonna rain at 5 pm. So hubby and I decided to go for a walk in the local Lysterfield Lake early morning. Lysterfield Lake is very popular for canoeing, kayaking and sailing. People go for a swim as well as go for a walk…