Musee des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne

During our recent trip to Carcassonne, France, one of the places I enjoyed other than the medieval walled Cite was the Musee des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne. The museum is located at 15 boulevard Camille Pelletan. Without looking at my Google Maps we knew we were there as the building was strategically fronting a quaint park,… Continue reading Musee des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne

Museo de San Agustin

A couple of weeks ago we finally checked off an item in our travel bucket list and had an overnight stay at Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila. During that stay, we checked out the nearby Manila landmarks like the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Coconut Palace and StarCity. We… Continue reading Museo de San Agustin

Palacio De Memoria

We recently visited the Palacio De Memoria, a restored pre-war mansion that stands prominently along Roxas Boulevard in Paranaque City. It was built in the late 1930s, and was originally a seaside two-storey building. Its first owners were Don Antonio Melian y Pavia, and Dona Margarita Melian y Zobel de Ayala. The Battle of Manila… Continue reading Palacio De Memoria

Expectation

Today I am sharing about this pretty artpiece I acquired via Etsy. I was on the lookout for something black and white and this watercolor painting immediately grabbed my attention as it had air of melancholy surrounding it. The painting is called ‘Expectation’. It was painted in 2021 by Halyna Kirichenko. Halyna uses different media,… Continue reading Expectation

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Dreaming of Boats

In 2018 I attempted to hone whatever artistic skills I have, thanks to the inspiration I got from my dad. I started with oil pastel drawings, coffee painting, acrylic, and watercolor (which admittedly had been the most challenging so far). In 2019 I scheduled time to go to painting classes, and when 2020 came, I… Continue reading Dreaming of Boats

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Memories of Matsumoto

When I started this blog, my intention was to write as much as I could about my favorite things in life: Travel, Art and Nature. Now that it’s been almost two years and counting since I have not hopped on a plane to explore different parts of the world, my interests have evolved to rocks… Continue reading Memories of Matsumoto

Origami Day

Reusing some toilet paper wrappers for a few hours of Origami. I may not be in Hiroshima now, but I am there in spirit.

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A Time to Brush Up

It’s been a long time so I’ve taken the opportunity to brush up on my ‘brush’ skills, if any. Theme for this class I joined: Landscape Art

Bare Face

Emperor Augustus, from the Greek island of Paros

A short story about my epic fail at make up.