Odd Three in the Cockatoo Gang

A mural that I saw in Hosier Lane in Melbourne, painted by Carlos Mejia @el_rolo.art and is in the instagram page of @cockatoogangnft. It is entitled Cockatoo Gang. for Sami’s Monday Murals and for Becky’s SquareOdds Three

Who’s the Odd one out?

This is a group of mannequins on a street in Melbourne CBD and only one of them is a human statue. Can you pick the odd one out? Clue: he is looking at you. 😀

Orange & Green

“Orange is the happiest color.” – Frank Sinatra This is for Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – Orange & Green For Cee’s Flower of the Day – FOTD This one is Becky’s PastSquares when we went to a working farm in April 2021. This was the last time that we had a family getaway. You can…

Lines from back home…

Some straight parallel lines and some intersecting lines in the Philippines. The next two photos were taken in Ilocos Norte Province in the northern part of the country some few years gone past. These are coloured windows in a church in Cebu City in the middle islands of Visayas.

Yellow Tree

Becky’s topic for the month of October is PastSquares. But since I haven’t Squared for a long time, I am just mix and matching from her previous topics as well as a few from my past posts. Just see how I go. Today I am putting this out there again… Yellow Tree from my past…

Yellow Trees in my mind

“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy Using the power of the mind I can go back to previous journeys. I can visualize the wonderful trips over and over again……

Random Blue Houses, Windows and Trees

“If you want the people to understand you, invite them to your life and let them see the world from your window!” – Mehmet Murat ildan London may look gloomy most of the time but seeing these houses made my day bright and cheerful. I love these blue houses in Notting Hill with different shapes…

Nobody’s favourite colour…

“Oh, come on! Nobody’s favorite color is brown!” – Lee Blessing So…what do you think about brown? Not a particular fave of mine but since it is the colour of coffee and chocolate then I guess I could change my perception of the colour. This is for BeckyB’s #TreeSquare challenge. Same area as my yesterday’s…

From Orange Trees to Orange Beanies

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Orange, which incorporates a few other Challenges. These are some orange trees during the past autumn season at the Rhododendron Botanical Garden. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Orange variety of flowers for…

Trees by the Windows

“The wisdom’s in the trees, not in the glass windows.” – unknown I don’t really know what this building is or what these trees are. I was just attracted to it because from afar, I thought the trees were paintings on the wall of the building. I had to walk nearer and only then did…

Leaves and Tree Trunks

“Life without love is like a tree without leaves.” – unknown For Cee’s Black and White Challenge – CBWC and For Becky B’s Square Challenge

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

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

Bright Mural in the Mill Castlemaine

“It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.” – Nelson Mandela   In the 1870s the Mill in Castlemaine was once a woollen mill and carpet factory. In 2013, the new owners brought it back to life and is now evolving as a creative hub. Back in…

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 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…

Bold & Bright Chairs – Peace…Love

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” – Paul Gauguin Three challenges for today: Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Bright Chairs BeckyB’s Square Challenge- Bright Chairs Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Bright Trees in Warburton

“I’m like a tree. My leaves might change color, but my roots are the same.” – Rose Namajunas This photo was taken last weekend when my husband and I and four other friends went to a trout farm in Warburton, Victoria. Saw these tall, bright yellow trees in contrast with the blues of the sky…

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 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