Winter Outings – William Rickets Sancturay

We recently visited William Ricketts Sanctuary in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges. We have not been for nearly three years, and it’s quite astounding how much my photography has improved since our last visit, check out my post from way back then. I seemed to capture fairly similar images, it is not an overly large place and…

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Monday’s Musings

Such a splendid┬álong weekend, Easter in Melbourne can be hot, cold and wet or like this one, just perfect. Not too hot, not too cold avg 23┬░C light winds, fluffy white clouds and not too many of them. Perfect for exploring. Friday was a family day, visited my Mum & Dad, Saturday we went out…

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Summer Outings – Grants Picnic Ground

Another Summer tradition, I seem to have so many, but when you live so close to so many gorgeous spots to visit, why not? Grants Picnic Ground, is a lovely spot in the Dandenong Ranges (Near Olinda) for a picnic, they have lovely bush walks, a small cafe and gift shop, but the big draw…

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Awake Australian and New Zealand Get Together, 2017 Pt 2

Day 3 – St. Kilda Another cool and cloudy morning had us all meeting in St Kilda near the Esplanade, the Sea Baths (really just a fancy gym), the Pier, the Markets, Acland Street and Luna Park. We all ambled around the beach and walked the pier, grabbed breakfast and coffee at the end of…

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Manic Mondays

Another wonderful weekend, visiting a French Festival, a German Christmas Market and the Dandenong Ranges

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Winter Outings – William Ricketts Sanctuary

Situated in a ferny glade in the Dandenongs, William Ricketts Sanctuary is a place of beauty and tranquility, due both to the natural setting and the mystical sculptures half hidden among ferns along the pathways. It is a place for quiet reflection and for contemplation of the essence of the vision of William Ricketts, With…

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