Sunday, 17 October 2021

Surry Hills, St Peter's Catholic Church


St Peter's Catholic Church is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The parish was established here in 1880 and this church was designed by architect Austin McKay and built in 1918 in the Inter War Romanesque style.

Saturday, 16 October 2021

Sans Souci, pontoon

 
A sunset view of boats arriving at a pontoon on Kogarah Bay connected to the Botany Bay Yacht Club wharf, at the end of Endeavour Street in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.

Friday, 15 October 2021

Sans Souci, sunset


This sunset view across the Georges River to Kogarah Bay, is from the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Brighton-Le-Sands, bank

The former Commonwealth Bank in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands. This art deco style building has now been redeveloped into a restaurant but this photo was taken when it was still a bank.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Kurnell, rocks

These rocks along the shore of Botany Bay are in the southern suburb of Kurnell. An oil tanker is moored at the long oil refinery wharf in the distance.

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Surry Hills, light rail stop

The Surry Hills Light Rail Stop is located along Devonshire Street, beside Eddie Ward Park, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It is part of the CBD and South East Light Rail Service, made up of the L2 Randwick Light Rail line and L3 Kingsford Light Rail line which run from Circular Quay.

Monday, 11 October 2021

Surry Hills, art

This artwork is on the back wall of The Colourful House of Surry Hills, a former warehouse along South Dowling Street beside Wimbo Park, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It was created in 2018 by street artist Thierry Noir. The warehouse was converted into a single private residence by businessman John Winning, owner of an appliances business. His close friend, American techno DJ Seth Troxler commissioned the artwork which covers the whole building. 

Sunday, 10 October 2021

Kogarah, statue


This statue is located outside Jubilee Stadium along Park Street, in the southern suburb of Kogarah. It commemorates rugby league player Reg Gasnier, who played for the St George Dragons from 1958 to 1967. The statue was dedicated in 2010 at the Sydney Football Stadium in Moore Park but due to the redevelopment of that stadium moved to Jubilee Stadium in 2019 for the duration. The St George Illawarra Dragons Walk of Fame is also located here.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday.

Saturday, 9 October 2021

Dolls Point, beach

 
Looking out across Lady Robinsons Beach to a couple of yachts on Botany Bay from the southern suburb of Dolls Point. The remnants of Dolls Point tidal bath can be seen here with the nets removed after shifting sands silted it up. 
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 8 October 2021

Pennant Hills, St Luke's Anglican Church

The former St Luke's Anglican Church is located along Pennant Hills Road in the northern suburb of Pennant Hills. It was built in 1909 in the Federation style and was considered to be the Church of England parish in Thornleigh. A new church was built beside it and this building became the church hall. In 2005 the church became St Therapon Greek Orthodox Church with this building remaining the church hall.

Thursday, 7 October 2021

Moore Park, light rail tunnel

A tram emerges from the Moore Park light rail tunnel, on the corner of South Dowling Street and Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Moore Park. The 500 metre tunnel runs underneath Moore Park for the CBD and South East Light Rail Service, made up of the L2 Randwick Light Rail line and L3 Kingsford Light Rail line which run from Circular Quay.

Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Surry Hills, shop

This corner shop with office space above is on the corner of Crown Street and Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. This Victorian style building is now used as a Laundry and Dry Cleaner.

Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Arncliffe house

'Coburra' is a heritage listed house located along Forest Road, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. Originally known as 'Goburra', it was completed in 1900 in the Federation style. The house was built for Theodore Williams, owner of the Reliance Knitting Company, a pioneer in the manufacture of knitted goods in Australia supplying the defence department with knitted goods for the Australian Imperial Force during World War 1.

Monday, 4 October 2021

Newtown, mural

 This mural is on the side wall of a residential garage, on the corner of King Lane and Holmwood Lane, in the inner city suburb of Newtown. 

Sunday, 3 October 2021

Pennant Hills, St Therapon Greek Orthodox Church

St Therapon Greek Orthodox Church is located along Pennant Hills Road in the northern suburb of Pennant Hills.  The building was formerly St Luke's Anglican Church and in 2005 became a Greek Orthodox Church.

Saturday, 2 October 2021

Rockdale, park

 This fountain is in the middle of Rockdale Park, located along West Botany Street between Bryant Street and Ador Avenue, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The park was upgraded in 2020 with a new bridge across the rebuilt water feature, landscaping, playgrounds and amenities building.
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 1 October 2021

Royal Randwick Racecourse, sunset (Theme Day: Winners)

This sunset over Royal Randwick Racecourse is viewed from Alison Road in the eastern suburb of Randwick. The racecourse is a place for winners and losers of bets on horse races. 

Thursday, 30 September 2021

Chippendale, signpost sculpture

This is one of two signpost sculptures which stand in the middle of indoor gardens in Central Park Mall, in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. It is made up of copper pots which direct you to the location of Palace Cinemas on Level 3 and the eateries in the Level 2 food court. The other sculpture can be seen at this link.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Alexandria, Sydney Park, wetlands

Sydney Park is a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The former brickworks were transformed into parkland and cascading wetlands.

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

La Perouse, Yarra Bay

Looking across Yarra Bay to Frenchmans Beach in the eastern suburb of La Perouse. The wind was perfect for windsurfing and kitesurfing enthusiasts.

Monday, 27 September 2021

Brighton-Le-Sands, mural

This mural has been painted on three large shipping containers in Cook Park overlooking Lady Robinsons Beach and Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands. The local council placed the three shipping containers here recently after several large trees were illegally cut down by chainsaws. New trees have now been planted and the containers will stay in place to give them time to grow and become established and to deter future vandalism at the site. The mural features a yellow tailed black cockatoo amongst the blooms of a native Banksia tree, feasting on the pods.

Sunday, 26 September 2021

Arncliffe, St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church

St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church is located along Wollongong Road, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. This former Methodist Church was built in 1907, which became part of the Uniting Church of Australia in 1977 and in 1980 a Coptic Orthodox Church.

Saturday, 25 September 2021

Botany Bay, cruiser

A cruiser moored in Botany Bay near the foreshore of Lady Robinsons Beach, in the southern suburb of Monterey. Perfect weather last weekend for sunbaking on the deck.

Friday, 24 September 2021

La Perouse, rocks

 

These seagulls have gathered on the rocks along the shore of Botany Bay, in the eastern suburb of La Perouse.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday, Saturday Critters.

Thursday, 23 September 2021

Randwick, light rail stop


 The Randwick Light Rail Stop is located along High Street, which runs between the Wales Medical Centre and the Prince of Wales Hospital, in the eastern suburb of Randwick. It is the final destination on the L2 Randwick Light Rail service and this tram will soon be departing for Circular Quay. 
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful ThursdayRuby Tuesday.

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Randwick, Corana and Hygeia

 'Corana and Hygeia' are terrace houses located along Avoca Street, in the eastern suburb of Randwick. These heritage listed homes were built in 1894 in the Victorian architectural style. These former residential buildings are now a boutique hotel known as The Lurline Randwick. This hotel had a different colour scheme a few years ago which can be seen here.

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Maroubra, beach

Looking across to the patrolled area of Maroubra Beach, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. Surf patrols for this season began on Sydney beaches this weekend.

Monday, 20 September 2021

Newtown, graffiti art

This graffiti art is on the side wall of a house, on the corner of King Lane and Dickson Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayPink Saturday, Through My Lens.

Sunday, 19 September 2021

Gladesville, Christ Church

Christ Church is an Anglican church located on the corner of Victoria Road and Jordan Street in the north western suburb of Gladesville. It was designed Albert Bond, Cyril Blackett and Arthur Blackett. It was built in 1878 and was extended in 1886 and 1962.

Saturday, 18 September 2021

Sans Souci, marina, sunset

 
A sunset view across a pontoon at the marina on the Georges River, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.

Friday, 17 September 2021

Monterey, Botany Bay

Looking at the sky above Monterey Baths, the netted swimming enclosure in Botany Bay from Lady Robinsons Beach, in the southern suburb of Monterey.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Brighton-Le-Sands, Lady Robinsons Beach

 This entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach on Botany Bay is from Cook Park, in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands.

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Brighton-Le-Sands, Botany Bay

This White-faced Heron forages for food along the fence between Cook Park and Lady Robinsons Beach, in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands. The view across Botany Bay is clear to Port Botany.
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