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…

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

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…

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

In my BackUP file … USA

“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt This wasn’t supposed to be my post for today’s SquareUp Challenge…but then I was moved by a fellow blogger’s view of anger, of doubt, of sadness and then with the Inauguration … finally being able to breathe a sigh…

Urban Decay in Venice

Venice’s architecture has the most exquisite stonework but underneath those walls lie a great problem, it’s the destruction of brick by saltwater. CFFC – Urban Decay in Venice SquareUp – Venice in Squares Please click image to enlarge.

Looking Up at Fed Square

It is hard to think of Melbourne without Fed Square. But this iconic building hasn’t been around for long. Federation Square was just opened in 2002 and is now home to major cultural attractions, specialty stores, bars and restaurants. It is located in the middle of the Melbourne CBD opposite the Flinders Street Train Station….

pUPil #1

“There’s a story in her eyes.” – unknown A streetart in Hosier Lane (Melbourne) by Cax One, a street artist from Ballarat, Victoria. Monday Murals SquareUp – pUPil First time doing this WP slider, hope it works.

Pop Up Signage

“Life is a beautiful ride.” – unknown Some good and inexpensive way to advertise. SquareUp – Pop Up Signage Pull Up a Seat