Thursday, 13 May 2021

Clovelly, pool

.This sea water pool is located alongside the southern concrete promenade beside Clovelly Bay at Clovelly Beach, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Kurnell, viewing platform

This former wharf is now a viewing platform on the shore of Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Kurnell.

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Sans Souci, Endeavour Street Reserve

This anchor monument is located in Endeavour Street Reserve on the shore of the Georges River, near the Botany Bay Yacht Club, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci. 
Linked to: SouvenirsOur World TuesdayTuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday, Weekly Smiles.

Monday, 10 May 2021

Kogarah, mural

This coffee themed mural is on the side wall of the 18 Grams Café, on the corner of Montgomery Street and Post Office Lane in the southern suburb of Kogarah.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My LensPink Saturday.

Sunday, 9 May 2021

Rockdale, chapel

The former Rockdale Methodist Church along Bay Street, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. This heritage listed chapel was built in 1886 in the Victorian Gothic style. When a new church was built in 1871, this building became the school and church hall. The Methodist Church became part of the Uniting Church in 1977.

Saturday, 8 May 2021

Sydney Olympic Park, In The Shadows

'In The Shadows' is an artwork created by Janet Laurence in 2000 which is located in a creek, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. This environmental art work creates an atmospheric zone through which one passes over bridges. It is made of twenty one vertical transparent wands, echoing scientific measuring instruments, standing at various heights within the creek. At varying intervals, water blurps and aerates randomly, atmospheric vaporous fog moves, rises and dissipates transforming and cooling the creek environment.

Friday, 7 May 2021

Sydney Olympic Park, bench

 This bench sits between a walkway/cycleway and the Parramatta River, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. Wanngal Wetland and Newington Nature Reserve are behind the fence. 
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Sydney Olympic Park, Quay Centre

 Quay Centre, formerly the State Sports Centre, is located in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. It was known as the Basketball Centre during the Sydney Olympics in 2000 and is now used for basketball, netball and gymnastics.

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Kogarah Bay, wharf

 This pontoon on Kogarah Bay is connected to the Botany Bay Yacht Club wharf, at the end of Endeavour Street in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Bronte, baths

Bronte Baths are located at the southern end of Bronte Beach, in the eastern suburb of Bronte. This photo shoot for active wear yesterday afternoon involved three models and a photographer.
Linked to: SouvenirsOur World TuesdayTuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday, Weekly Smiles.

Monday, 3 May 2021

Marrickville, mural

This artwork is at one of the car park entrances of Marrickville Metro shopping centre, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. A number of these flower murals in this location were painted in 2018 by Andrew Dennis from Studio Dennis.

Sunday, 2 May 2021

Rockdale, manse

The manse or parsonage for the former Rockdale Methodist Church along Bay Street, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The church was built in 1886, the manse in 1887 and became part of the Uniting Church in 1977.

Saturday, 1 May 2021

Kyeemagh, market gardens (Theme Day: Earth)

The Kyeemagh Market Gardens are located on the corner of Bestic Street and Occupation Road, in the southern suburb of Kyeemagh. This heritage listed area is believed to have been occupied by market gardeners since 1892. These areas were occupied by Italian and Maltese gardeners in later years and Chinese Market gardeners since the 1980s.
Linked to: Theme DayGarden Affair.

Friday, 30 April 2021

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Maroubra Beach

A lifeguard beach buggy has stopped between the warning signs at Maroubra Beach, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. The patrolled area for swimmers is between the red and yellow flags and surf craft are prohibited from this area.

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Coogee Bach, promenade

 A filtered water bubbler and outdoor showers, located beside the upper promenade in Goldstein Reserve at Coogee Beach, in the eastern suburb of Coogee. A man takes in the views of the Pacific Ocean while a woman walking a dog is preoccupied by her mobile phone.

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Maroubra, beach

 A surfer runs along the northern end of Maroubra Beach, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. The Big Rubik's Cube was originally a plain concrete block serving as a stormwater drain cover but in 2008 was painted by local artists overnight.
Linked to: SouvenirsOur World TuesdayTuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday, Weekly Smiles.

Monday, 26 April 2021

Maroubra, mural

This mural is on pavers near Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club at Maroubra Beach, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. This three-dimensional image is designed to be viewed from this angle.

Sunday, 25 April 2021

Botany, war memorial

The Botany War Memorial is located in Boralee Park, on the corner of Bay Street and Daniel Street, in the eastern suburb of Botany. It was unveiled in 1923 and features a luted granite column surmounted by a sphere and crown, resting on a sandstone and granite base on steps. Today is ANZAC Day, which commemorates the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War in 1915.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 24 April 2021

Sans Souci, Botany Bay Yacht Club

 These boats are moored at Botany Bay Yacht Clublocated at the end of Endeavour Street, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 23 April 2021

Sans Souci, Bonney Street Wharf

 The sun sets behind Kogarah Bay, viewed from Bonney Street Wharf in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Maroubra, beach

The view from the promenade at the northern end of Maroubra Beach, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. This surfboard shaped Surfers Code sign outlines the set of universal rules for surfers to follow.

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Dulwich Hill, Arlington, light rail stop

This tram is passing under the bridge that carries Old Canterbury Road over the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney Light Rail Network. It is about to arrive at Arlington light rail stopin the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill.

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Dulwich Hill, shop

 This shop with a heritage facade is located along New Canterbury Road, in the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill.

Monday, 19 April 2021

Dulwich Hill, mural

 This mural is on the facade of a gallery along New Canterbury Road, in the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Marrickville, St Brigid's Monastery

The former St Brigid's Monastery stands behind St Brigid's Catholic Church, on the corner of Marrickville Road and Livingstone Road, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The Passionists came from England and Ireland in 1887. They purchased property here in 1915 which consisted of a two storey residence and farmlands. The Monastery was built around the original building in the following years and St Brigid’s Church was opened in 1921. The former monastery is now an administration building for the church and schools.

Saturday, 17 April 2021

Bronte, bay

Looking at the rough surf in Nelson Bay from Bronte Baths at the southern end of Bronte Beach, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.
 Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 16 April 2021

Randwick, chimney

This chimney bathed in golden sunset light is located at the former Randwick Tramway Workshops, along King Street, in the eastern suburb of Randwick. The workshop was established in 1881. The final trams ran in 1961 and the workshop yards became a bus depot and workshop until closing in 1988. The site was redeveloped for residential apartments but the chimney was preserved.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Coogee, Dunningham Park

The entrance to Dunningham Park, leading up to the entrance to Giles Baths on Dolphin Point at the northern end of Coogee Beach, in the eastern suburb of Coogee. 

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Kurnell, Silver Beach

 Looking across Silver Beach, in the southern suburb of Kurnell. The rock groynes, which jut into Botany Bay, protect the sandy beach.

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Kensington, substation

This electricity substation No.159 is located along Anzac Parade, in the eastern suburb of Kensington. The heritage listed building was built in the Federation Arts and Crafts architectural style, with Art Nouveau elements such as the style of lettering. The  Municipal Council of Sydney logo, “MCS”, which was the name of the electrical utility company, appears on the facade. The identification number “No 159” and the words "Electricity Sub-station" in relief sit above the main doorway.

Monday, 12 April 2021

Marrickville, River Canoe Club of New South Wales

The River Canoe Club of New South Wales is located along Richardson Crescent beside the Cooks River in the inner west suburbs of Marrickville. This view is from Gough Whitlam Park in Undercliffe and Tempe railwaty station is in the background. 'River Flow' is a mural created by artists Zachary Bennett-Brook and Kim Siew in 2020. The artwork uses indigenous styled patterns which represent water and meeting places with silhouettes of local mullet fish, water birds and plants found along the edges of the river. The canoes and kayaks paddle throughout the artwork, a nod to Australia’s oldest canoe clubhouse – a place where canoes and kayaks were once crafted from wood by hand.

Sunday, 11 April 2021

Marrickville, Mary Mother of All Nations

'Mary Mother of All Nations' is a sculpture located on the grounds of St Brigid's Catholic Church, on the corner of Marrickville Road and Livingstone Road, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The Monastery was built here in 1915 and St Brigid’s Church was opened in 1921. Vietnamese parishioners requested a statue of Our Lady to be placed outside the church, around which they could gather to pray as they do in Vietnam. Artist and sculptor Daniel Dominguez created the brass statue in 2006, modelled on the statue of Mary Queen of the World in the square outside Saigon Cathedral. The features were inspired by the Renaissance Della Robbia Madonna in Florence.
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