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 magical journey

“Life is a magical journey, so travel endlessly to unfold its profound and heart touching beauty.” – Debasish Mridha I started traveling later in life. Growing up in a third-world country where travel was mostly for the wealthy, my dream of visiting magical places like Disneyland only came true when I went there with my…

Capturing Moments: Embracing Empty Spaces

I am linking this to Patti’s Empty Spaces LAPC , Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is lovely Challenge and for Johnbo’s Cellpic Sunday for this week. These are photos that I took with my IPhone during my travels from October to early November this year. What lovely memories…

The windows of Liberty

Liberty is a luxury department store in London and the building dates back from 1875. It is one of the most iconic stores in Regent Street. The Liberty Clock is a mechanical clock that was completed in 1925. I like how it looks like clocks that you may find in European Old Towns. Linked to…

On a Road Trip

These are countryside sceneries from the car window on our way to Edinburgh from York. It is just so lovely to have spent this time with my son even just for a few days. Glad he agreed to be our driver for this road trip. Linked to Ludwig’s Monday Window and for Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is…

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…

Pampering and Tuesday Streetart – 4

COLLINGWOOD, VIC This was on a Tuesday, the 11th of April, when I took the train to the city to catch up with Pat since she took a few days off to celebrate her birthday. We met up at the Parliament Station to catch the tram going to Collingwood. First we had a light breakfast…

In my garden…

I am waiting for the rain to stop so that I can go to the bank. So this is what I did to pass the time. Here is the Bougainvillea on my backyard. Have a great Monday all! Inspired by Cee’s Flower of the Day – FOTD And Bren’s In the Garden Xingfumama’s Whatsoever is…

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…