Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Arches, Domes and Half Circles

Half Way Round

I do like the shape of arches and domes. I have taken quite a few of them over time but rather than be predictable I’ll try to find some photos I haven’t shared before. I found several photos of buildings around Hobart.


Arches above the windows in this building that houses Salamanca Fresh.


More arched windows and doors near the Hobart Waterfront.
The Playhouse Theatre in Hobart.


The old Post Office in Bellerive, now a museum.

The old post office at Bellerive has a small dome.

Well I have used this photo before but it is one of my favourite buildings. Flinders Street Station in Melbourne. I love the big dome and the big arched front entrance. I’ll be gutted if the latest “improvements” spoil it.

Flinders St Station Melbourne
Flinders St Station Melbourne

A few more domes, this time in Singapore.

Arches and a dome at the National Museum.

National Museum of Singapore
Colourful dome, part of a temple in Singapore.
Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, better known as The Durian in Singapore.



I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband, David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. Currently we have five pets between us. Naomi's two dogs Toby and Teddy and cats, Tigerwoods and Panther and my cat Polly. My dog Cindy passed away aged 16 in April 2022.


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