Sunday 21 July 2024

Leichhardt, Presbyterian Church

 
This heritage listed former Presbyterian Church is located along Marion Street, in the inner west suburb of Leichhardt. It was built in 1885 with a façade of Romanesque inspired details including coloured bricks which are now painted. The church functions ceased in 1980 and it is now used as a child care centre.

Saturday 20 July 2024

Friday 19 July 2024

Ashbury, observation tower

This observation tower is located in Peace Park, along Trevenar Street in the inner west suburb of Ashbury. Behind it is the heritage listed Ashfield Reservoir which was built in 1912 and is one of a group of four similar elevated reservoirs in the Sydney Water system. The site was a brick pit and shale quarry from 1910 to 1965. It was used as a rubbish tip until it was filled in and then developed into parkland. In 1986 it was named Peace Park to mark the International Year of Peace.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday, Water Thursday.

Thursday 18 July 2024

The Rocks, KGV

 
The King George V (KGV) Recreation Centre is located along Cumberland Street in the Rocks. It provides indoor and outdoor sports and fitness facilities and a range of community services.

Wednesday 17 July 2024

East Circular Quay, Bastille Olympic Village


The Bastille Olympic Village was located at East Circular Quay for the Bastille Festival and to celebrate the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris.The village featured oversized 3D sculptures of iconic Paris landmarks, such as this six metre high replica of the Eiffel Tower. The other sculptures were the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre Pyramid and the Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal Global.

Tuesday 16 July 2024

Circular Quay, Environmental Services, boat


This Environmental Services work boat is seen turning around to depart from Circular Quay. ES6 is one of a pair of 12 metre long boats used by the New South Wales Government Maritime Authority since 2022. 
Linked to: Through My LensGood Random FunTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 15 July 2024

Glebe, mural

 

This mural is on the back wall of a shop along Grose Street, in the inner city suburb of Glebe. It was created in 2007 by Claudia Macleay but looks rather faded now. It features a fossilised wyrm or wingless dragon and a woman with a steaming cup of tea conjuring a vision of the farming that created this brew.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww MondaysSenior Salon Pit StopSaturday Critters.

Sunday 14 July 2024

The Rocks, clock tower

A view of the clock tower which rises above Clocktower Square, on the corner of Harrington Street and Argyle Street in The Rocks. Clocktower Square was built in 1989 and comprises of a two-storey retail arcade, six-storey office tower and 61-room Rendezvous Hotel. Past the bare branches of the trees is a glimpse of Circular Quay.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, Sunday BestMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday 13 July 2024

Circular Quay, ferries


Looking across Circular Quay on Sydney Harbour to ferries arriving and departing the Circular Quay ferry wharves, in front of the Bennelong Apartments and Opera Residences.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections, All Seasons, Happy Now.

Friday 12 July 2024

Monterey, Bado-Berong Creek


Bado-Berong Creek runs through Scarboorough Park, in the southern suburb of Monterey.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday, Water Thursday.

Thursday 11 July 2024

Sylvania Waters, Doltone House

 
Doltone House is located along Belgrave Esplanade, in the southern suburb of Sylvania Waters. It was originally built as a reception centre in 1969 by Dolly and Tony Stubbs, with the name Doltone House derived from joining their first names. This venue has been redeveloped and expanded to now feature four function centres. It was sold to the Biaggio Signorelli and his son Paul in 1994, who havd expanded the business to five other venues around Sydney and New South Wales.
Linked to: Little Things ThursdayThankful ThursdayWordy WednesdayWords Welcome, Signs, Signs.

Wednesday 10 July 2024

Sylvania Waters, house


This commercial and residential building is next to the Doltone House function centre, located along Belgrave Esplanade, in the southern suburb of Sylvania Waters. It was originally built as a four bedroom house and then used as a restaurant and cafe. It is currently being used as office space.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal Global.

Tuesday 9 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art

The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.
 Linked to: Through My LensGood Random FunTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 8 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art

The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.

Sunday 7 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art

 
The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, Sunday BestMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday 6 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art

  
The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.

Friday 5 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art

The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 4 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art


The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.
Linked to: Little Things Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Wordy Wednesday, Words Welcome, Water Thursday, Signs, Signs.

Wednesday 3 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art

The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.

Tuesday 2 July 2024

Rozelle, Biennale, art


The 24th Biennale of Sydney was themed "Ten Thousand Suns" and ran from 9 March to 10 June 2024. This artwork was located in the heritage listed, former White Bay Power Station, located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle.
Linked to: Monday Mural, Good Random FunTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 1 July 2024

Haymarket, Market City (Theme Day: Flea Market)

 

This ornamental clock is part of the Market City complex, located along Ultimo Road, in the inner city suburb of Haymarket. This complex contains a produce and flea market known as Paddy's Markets on the ground floor, the Market City shopping centre on three levels above, and a skyscraper apartment building called The Peak. The Vegetable Market building was built in 1909 in the Edwardian style with the façade preserved and restored in the 1980 redevelopment. 
Linked to: Aww MondaysSenior Salon Pit Stop, Through My LensTheme Day.

Sunday 30 June 2024

Elizabeth Street, hotel

This historic building is a boutique hotel with commercial space between Elizabeth Street and Phillip Street. This view is of Elizabeth Street which features access to the hotel, an Anthony Squires men's outfitters store and entrance to an Anytime Fitness gym on the lower ground floor. The Sebel Sydney Martin Place hotel, which opened in 2024, has its main entrance in Phillip Street. The building was originally home to the Broughton Club which had become the United Services Club by 1907. It became the New South Wales Leagues Club in 1915, which housed the rugby league offices and committee rooms, bars, billiards and card rooms and residential quarters. It closed in 2015 and then became a Mercure Hotel .

Friday 28 June 2024

Monterey, sunset


Looking across Botany Bay with waves crashing on the shore of Lady Robinsons Beach in the southern suburb of MontereyThe sunset colours are reflected off clouds above the container terminals and bulk liquid & gas storage facilities in the eastern suburb of Port Botany.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 27 June 2024

Sans Souci, St George Sailing Club

St George Sailing Club is located along Riverside Drive in the southern suburb of Sans Souci, is at the mouth of the Georges River on Botany Bay. The outdoor dining area is popular on a sunny winter day.
Linked to: GenericLittle Things ThursdayThankful ThursdayWordy WednesdayWords WelcomeWater Thursday.

Wednesday 26 June 2024

Pyrmont, bar


The "Maho Magic Bar" is a neon pop-up venue which has been installed in Pyrmont Bay Park. It hosts a magic show which features charismatic master magicians from Japan.

Tuesday 25 June 2024

Market Row, art

 
This tiled artwork in intricate patterns and lush colours is on a laneway fire exit along Market Row. "In Through the Out Door" is a series of three artworks created by Callum Morton in 2024. 

Monday 24 June 2024

Australian National Maritime Museum, art


This mural is located on the forecourt of the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. "Shallow Iridescence" was created by local artist InkHunter in 2023. It features a giant blue-ringed octopus in a flared up posture, warning and warding off interference, signalling the need to give the ocean space to recover.

Sunday 23 June 2024

Sydney Harbour, cruise ship

 
The Pacific Adventure is a Grand-class cruise ship operated by P&O Cruises Australia. It was previously named Golden Princess when built in 2001. It is seen here turning around to depart Sydney Harbour, assisted by the PSA Marvel, a tug boat built in 2020. The office buildings in the distance are in the northern suburb of North Sydney.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, Sunday BestMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday 22 June 2024

Barangaroo, water taxi


A water taxi passes a ferry in Darling Harbour, near the wharves at Barangaroo. This River Class ferry began operating in 2019 and was named after Olive Cotton, a pioneering Australian modernist photographer. The tallest buildings in the background are Crown Sydney, One Sydney HarbourInternational Towers, No.1 Shelley Street and Westpac Place.

Friday 21 June 2024

First Fleet Park, Vivid Sydney

Looking at First Fleet Park at The Rocks, near Circular Quay, during the Vivid Sydney Festival. "Embrace" was an art installation that takes inspiration from children's paper chains. The circle of life-sized silhouettes respond to human touch, creating striking light patterns. "Samsung Chorus of Light" is an immersive art installation that unites humanity through our hopes for the future. The technology manufacturer is a major sponsorship partner of the festival. The office building and hotels rising above have also been illuminated.

Thursday 20 June 2024

Darling Harbour, Tumbalong Boulevarde, Vivid Sydney

This installation was located outside the International Convention Centre Sydney, along Tumbalong Boulevarde at Darling Harbour for the Vivid Sydney Festival. "Kia Kaleidoscope" has the body of the car transformed into a literal kaleidoscope of pattern, colour and movement using light projections. The car manufacturer is a major sponsorship partner of the festival.
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