Monday, 29 November 2021

Kingsgrove, mural

 This mural is located on the side of a shopfront office located along Stoney Creek Road, in the southern suburb of Kingsgrove. Micris Design is the name of the building company using this office.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayRuby TuesdayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 28 November 2021

Bronte, Waverley Cemetery

The edge of Waverley Cemetery which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Sydney Arcade

The facade of the former Sydney Arcade is located along King Street. Sydney Arcade was designed by Thomas Rowe and built in 1881 in the Victorian Free Classical style. It was Sydney's first arcade and connected King Street to George Street through an L-shaped arcade. It was used until the 1950s when it became part of a Coles Variety Store, a discount department store. When a new office building was built in its place in 1998, the facade was restored and a retail space was created, now the home of Hugo Boss.

Friday, 26 November 2021

South Coogee, Gordons Bay

Looking across Gordons Bay to Coogee and South Coogee at sunset, with golden light reflected in the rockpools in the eastern suburb of Clovelly.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 25 November 2021

Kogarah, sign

 This gateway sign is located in Hogben Park, along Harrow Road, in the southern suburb of Kogarah.  The City of Kogarah local government area merged with the Hurstville City Council in 2016, to form the Georges River Council.The logo features a dragon which references the legend of Saint George, representing council's connection with the wider St George areaa, yhe teal colour represents the Georges River itself and e Port Jackson fig leaf represents the Indigenous peoples and their connection to country, The sign also includes an acknowledgement of the traditional owners of the land, the Biddegal.

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Sandringham, beach

 
The walkway down to the beach in the southern suburb of Sandringham. In the background you can see the beach at Dolls Point and in the distance, the Towra Point Nature Reserve across Botany Bay.

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Kogarah, stormwater drain

These blooming Jacaranda trees line the stormwater drain in Fry's Reserve, in the southern suburb of Kogarah.

Monday, 22 November 2021

Marrickville, mural

 This mural on the side of a cafe on the corner of Sydenham Road and Buckley Lane, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. It was created in 2021 by street artist Reubszz.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayRuby Tuesday, Through My Lens.

Sunday, 21 November 2021

Bronte, Waverley Cemetery

This art deco style monument is in the heritage listed Waverley Cemetery, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Saturday, 20 November 2021

Sandringham, navigation mark


navigation mark is located near a sea wall in Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Sandringham. Two cormorants sit on the posts of Sandringham Bathsa tidal pool also known as Vanston Baths. In the distance you can see the beach at Dolls Point and the port facilities at Port Botany.

Friday, 19 November 2021

Dolls Point, Lady Robinsons Beach, Botany Bay

The remnants of of Dolls Point tidal bath platform and a wharf, in the southern suburb of Dolls Point. The baths silted up after sands shifted at Lady Robinsons Beach on the shore of Botany Bay, The Norfolk Island Pine tree, which is native to Norfolk Island, stands on the edge of Cook Park.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Barrack Street, art


 This art installation on a lamp post along Barrack Street is one of the temporary public artworks created as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic to enliven civic spaces. "Giant Badges" was created by Adam Norton and features a series of slogans in the form of giant badges. The badges have an immediate sense of nostalgia to them, but their bright, pop construction placed in the present city centre creates new twisted meanings.

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Wynyard railway station, sculpture

This art installation is suspended from the ceiling above a bank of escalators from the York Street entrance of Wynyard railway station. 'Interloop' was created in 2017 by University of Sydney lecturer, artist and sculptor Chris Fox. The sculpture repurposes the wooden treads of the historic wooden escalators that served commuters here for more than eight decades which were removed earlier that year.

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

Sydney Town Hall, Tusk Lion Trail

 
The Tusk Lion Trail is an art event which is a global celebration of African lions and the people who live alongside them. The 47 life-sized lion sculptures were designed and made by artists, musicians and sportspeople around the world to highlight the threats currently faced by lions and to raise funds to support community conservation and livelihoods impacted by Covid-19 across Africa. The artworks have been located in London, Bristol, Edinburgh (UK), The Hamptons (USA), Wellington (New Zealand), Dubai (UAE), Nairobi (Kenya) and Sydney (Australia). ‘Civilian Warrior’ by David Griggs, is now on display outside Sydney Town Hall.

Monday, 15 November 2021

Marrickville, mural

This mural is painted on the wall of one of the buildings at the Addison Road Community Centre, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville.

Sunday, 14 November 2021

Kingsgrove, Clune House, hall

The former Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church was built in 1949 and is located along Shaw Street in the southern suburb of Kingsgrove. Since the new church was built beside it in 1970, this building has been used as the church hall and became known as the Clune Centre.

Saturday, 13 November 2021

Sandringham, baths

 
These three seagulls are perched on the fence along the walkway, in the southern suburb of Sandringham. There are three cormorants sitting on the posts of Sandringham Baths, also known as Vanston Baths, a tidal pool on the shore of Botany Bay.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 12 November 2021

Coogee, Gordons Bay


Looking across Gordons Bay to Coogee and South Coogee at sunset, from the eastern suburb of Clovelly.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 11 November 2021

Belmore, railway station

 The entrance to Belmore railway station, in the south western suburb of Belmore. The station opened in 1895 with a line from Sydenham to Belmore. Today the station is served by Sydney Trains T3 Bankstown line services.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Centennial Park, Column Garden


These flowers surrounding a Yucca Palm in the Column Garden are currently in full bloom in Centennial Park, in the eastern suburbs. The garden is named for two, nine metre high Corinthian sandstone columns which support the statues "Sunrise" and "Sunset".
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldPicture Perfect PartyFloral Friday FotoGarden Affair.

Tuesday, 9 November 2021

Clovelly, beach

Swimmers and sun bathers on the concrete promenade and rocks at Tom Caddy Point, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. Shark Point can be seen across Clovelly Bay, near Clovelly Beach.

Monday, 8 November 2021

Sunday, 7 November 2021

Bronte, Waverley Cemetery

This prominent monument is in the heritage listed Waverley Cemetery which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Saturday, 6 November 2021

Tempe, Cooks River


Looking across the Cooks River to the water tower in the inner west suburb of Tempe from the the footbridge in the southern suburb of Wolli Creek. 

Friday, 5 November 2021

Botany Bay, sunset

 This sunset reflected across Botany Bay was viewed from the eastern suburb of La Perouse.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 4 November 2021

Ramsgate Beach, seagulls

A flock of seagulls over the entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach along Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach.

Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Centennial Park, bridge

This is one of the sandstone footbridges over the stormwater canal in Centennial Park, in the eastern suburbs. This footbridge was built around 1890 and links Frog Hollow with the Column Garden. The canal leads into Busbys Pond.

Monday, 1 November 2021

Kogarah, mural (Theme Day: Great Big Mess)

This mural featuring reeds is on the side of a lift at the former Kogarah Civic Centre, located along Belgrave Street in the southern suburb of Kogarah. The suburb name Kogarah is derived from an indigenous word meaning “Place of Reeds”. The administration building was for the former City of Kogarah local government area which had reeds in its logo. The local council merged with the Hurstville City Council in 2016, to form the Georges River Council. The Customer Service Centre which was at this entrance, now houses a gym and retail space.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My LensTheme DayFloral Friday FotoGarden Affair.

Sunday, 31 October 2021

Surry Hills, St Peter's Catholic Church, hall

The original St Peter's Catholic Church is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. This heritage listed church was built in 1880 in the Victorian Gothic style. Since the new church was built adjacent in 1918, this building has been used as the church hall.

Saturday, 30 October 2021

Centennial Park, Lily Pond

 A couple of geese glide past lillies in bloom in Busbys Pond in Centennial Park, in the eastern suburb of Centennial Park.
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 29 October 2021

Thursday, 28 October 2021

Randwick, shop

This shopfront with residential space above is located along Avoca Street, in the eastern suburb of Randwick. This heritage listed building was built in the Victorian style and is currently an Italian restaurant.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.
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