Seating Benches in Montmartre

A picturesque park in Montmartre with abundant green benches. It is a quaint haven where one can sit to while away the afternoon, far from the noise of the city.

Life is Better if it’s Colourful

“Be uniquely you. Stand out. Shine. Be colorful. – Amy Leigh Mercree A colourful area in South Wharf, Melbourne. For Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge and Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Benches outside the Conservatory

The Conservatory in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne has spectacular floral displays and artistry inside but even the benches outside have very clean lines and it seems like works of art too.

Wooden Benches

“If you could sit on this bench and chat for one hour with anyone who would it be?” – unknown I have four benches here, would that mean I can chat with four people? Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Chairs that I couldn’t sit on…

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Some CHAIR art pieces in a small art gallery in Fitzroy, Victoria. Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Rusty seats

”Everyone is in the best seat.” – John Cafe A good-looking, rusty seat that I saw in the Castlemaine farm that we visited back in April of this year.Pull Up a Seat Challenge

Doors & Seats in the Old Town

“If you like the fairy tales, visit the old towns.” – Mehmet Murat ildan Outside the ancient walled city of Carcassonne, France, hubby and I were surprised at how many beautiful doors we saw in just the main strip of the old town of Carcassonne. For Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge In some hidden corners that…

Blue, Blue My world is Blue

“If you’re feeling blue, try painting yourself a different colour.” – unknown Seats and Doors for Jude’s Life in Colour – Blue Debbie’s Six Word Saturday Some Blue doors for Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge and Blue Seats for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge And for Photographing Public Art challenge, here are some doors and…

Peeking Though…

“It’s fun to peek into other people’s worlds and see how they go about doing things.” – Nora Jones Walking the streets of Northcote, a suburb of Melbourne, on the new neighbourhood of Pat. These are views from my camera lens … peeking over the picket fences … and seeing the doors and chairs of…

Seating in the Middle of Town

“Color is descriptive. Black and white is interpretive.” – Elliot Erwitt Nothing is more relaxing than having a bit if a rest after a long walk. These Mosaic couch sculpture by artist Guiseppe Roneri can be found in Brunswick Street in Melbourne’s Fitzroy area in Victoria, Australia. For CBWC : Seating And another entry for…

Buda Doors and Chairs

I have featured the Buda Historic Home & Garden in some of my previous posts. I visited this place together with my daughter, Pat and my husband, Jack, when we spent a few days in Castlemaine in Victoria. Buda Windows Buda Gardens Here is a little bit more history about the place. THE LEVINY OF…

Going Around the City

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere.” – Jack Kerouac It is almost winter so Jack and I took this opportunity to go everywhere this weekend. We decided to take the train to the city just to be different. But wrong move… the trains were not running direct from our place so we had to…

A Walk in Emerald Lake Park

“Take short walks in the park down a happy trail.” – Frederick Lenz This is Emerald Lake Park, a 52 hectare gardens and bushland, featuring the beautiful Lake Treganowan. It takes just a little bit more than an hour drive from Melbourne CBD. The park is a good place to go for a stroll, a…

Bright Autumn Leaves and Wooden Benches

”Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of the bench, even if there’s plentry of room at both ends.” – Anonymous Looking back at my lovely day at the park… Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Old vs New

“Everything old is new again. It is all about old-world glamour.” – unknown For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Old vs New

Welcome to Buda Gardens

“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” – Proverb I have posted many photos from gardens recently like the Cloudehill Gardens and the Rhododendron Gardens, so let me take you now to a different one, the Buda Historic Homes and Gardens. This was one of the places that my…

Benches and Chairs in Cloudehill

“I was just sitting here enjoying the company, plants got a lot to say, if you take the time to listen.” – Anonymous These are two of the sitting sculptures in Cloudehill Gardens by Graeme Foote. These are part of Graeme’s Australian women series featuring Christine Nixon (Australian Police Officer) on the left and Dame…

Focusing on Autumn Details

“Steer me to an autumn path to travel all alone. Fall leaves the finest company; rustling in my heart like home.” – Anonymous Yesterday was a gorgeous day for a stroll in Mount Dandenong. As the leaves were falling on the quiet path that I wash taking … the leaves of ochre, brown, red and…

There’s a Scarf on the Bench

“Sometimes the great feeling in the world is just sitting still for a moment and watching the world go by.” – Andy O’Malley Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Wooden Seats from My Castlemaine Trip

”We’re all just passing time and occupy our chair very briefly.” – John Hurt Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge- Wooden Seats from My Castlemaine Trip Debbie’s Six Word Saturday- Wooden Seats from My Castlemaine Trip

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…

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

Where Has the Old Barberchair Gone?

“Like a barber’s chair that fits all buttocks.” – William Shakespeare It’s now used for display and is in good use …I think. In a bric-a-brac shop in Sassafras. Pull Up a Seat Challenge Six Word Saturday

At the Frankston Beach

“Let the waves hit your feet, and the sand be your seat.”- unknown When there’s a beach there would always be a tent with doors. There would also be beach chairs all around. For this week let me take you through the doors and seats at Frankston Beach Plus bonus ice cream cone for the…

Cafe Seats

“You can’t buy HAPPINESS but you can buy CAKE and that’s kind of the same thing.” – unknown Had coffee and cake at the Tin Pot Cafe in Fitzroy North last weekend. Nice little cafe with great decor. The chairs are a bit country and a bit antique and the lighting is a little moody….

White Chairs in Somebody’s Wedding

“Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.” – unknown Went to the Carlton Gardens a few weeks ago and saw a wedding going on. Such a happy occassion…with pretty wooden white chairs! The Gardens is an oasis in the middle of the city and is a favourite venue for weddings. Pull Up a Seat…

Melbourne’s Short, Sharp Lockdown

“We’re all just passing time and occupy our chair very briefly.” – John Hurt From midnight tonight up to midnight Wednesday Victoria is back to Stage 4 Restrictions Lockdown. As tough and as challenging as it is, Victoria Premier Dan Andrews announced that we are doing this to prevent a third wave. This is the…

“My Chair”

 “My Spot My Chair You go sit over there.” – the Cat Walking down Brunswick Street North and seeing all these chairs and some sleepy Cat! Pull Up a Seat Please click image to enlarge

Up the Fairfield Pipe Bridge

“When you cross a bridge, you take a break from this world!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan The Yarra River is a river in Victoria that flows through the city of Melbourne. Overhead is the rustic Fairfield Pipe Bridge, where you can see a bird’s eye view of the river… of people having a go on…