Winter Outings – Cardinia Lake

To be honest, this isn’t much of an outing at all, but I did take a few photos. We were supposed to meet some other photography friends for a Tank Open Day (as in vintage war tanks), this place is only open once a year, and we got there late, the crowds this year were…

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Winter Outings – Pirianda Gardens

Located on Hacketts Road, Olinda is the quiet and unassuming Pirianda Gardens. We have not visited this site before and had not even heard of it, even though we must have driven past this road 100s of times before. It is right near the RJ Hamer Arboretum, which is the easy way in on this dirt track.…

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Friday Flowers – Magnolia “Star Wars”

It’s been a while since I did a Friday Flowers post,  so I thought I would fix that with something I spotted on a recent outing. It was the first weekend of Winter, and I came across this Magnolia tree, with a few tenacious buds sprouting, such a pretty colour and then I noticed the…

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Winter Outings – RJ Hamer Arborteum

We have not really been out exploring much since we got back from Tassie, a month ago. I guess we were going a bit stir crazy, it been a month of catching up with various jobs around the house, work, social engagements and then, of course, the Exhibition. The weather had not been so brilliant…

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Monday’s Musings

We officially hit Winter on Friday…how depressing, and just to celebrate Melbourne turned on the sunshine. Blue Skies, mild temperatures and light winds. The last few weeks have been bitterly cold and grey and drizzly. I am sure there is more horrible to come. We have been getting very cold mornings along with our clear…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Winter and Water

So Cee’s Fun Foto theme this week is Winter or Water.…..water I have plenty of, but I had to hunt down the few Winter photos (well that look like Winter). We don’t get much snow in these parts, just grey skies and drizzle mostly…….but last year we went to the snow regions of Victoria and…

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Tuesday’s Textures

Still working on my Gaurdian Angel, fantasy series; this is Winter. Cold dark and gloomy but there is a light in her eyes…….hope? Knowledge that Spring will soon come. This Digital Print available for order from Etsy. ~ Julz

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Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 14

The Girls who Dreams Awake is celebrating Winter this week in this 52 week challenge. I’ve just escaped Winter here in the South and in no hurry to see it back again. Maybe if we got some pretty snow, it might be worth the trouble, but all we get is cold, wind and rain; not…

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52 Week Challenge – Week 31

Week 31 theme is Winter, we actually had some very un winterly weather, sunny, no rain and not too cold…….but I did manage to catch some winter indoor fun, as well. Filled up these glass jars with coloured water, added some bi-carb and vinegar to make up bubble, then capture the action. ~ Julz

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