Monday, 30 April 2018

Newtown, mural

This mural is on the side of a shop at the corner of King Street and Watkin Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown.

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Arncliffe, Al-Zahra Mosque

The Al-Zahra Mosque is a Shia Mosque established in 1980 along Wollongong Road, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe.

Saturday, 28 April 2018

George Street, Big Bus Sydney

Big Bus Sydney is a hop on–hop off tourist bus service that operates open-top double-decker bus tours around the Sydney Central Business District and out to Bondi Beach. It is seen here at the first stop on George Street, at First Fleet Park near Circular Quay.

Friday, 27 April 2018

Haberfield, sunset

This sunset view across Iron Cove towards Haberfield and Rodd Point is from the inner west suburb of Lilyfield. The sun is dropping behind the UTS Haberfield Rowing Club.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Woollahra, Goethe-Institut Australien

The Goethe-Institut Australien is located on the corner of Ocean Street and Jersey Street, in the eastern suburb of Woollahra. The Goethe-Institut promotes the knowledge of the German language abroad and fosters international cultural cooperation.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Waverley, war memorial

Waverley Soldier's Memorial is located in Waverley Park, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It depicts an ANZAC soldier standing on a plinth, holding a rifle to his side. It was dedicated in 1918 and erected in honour of the citizens who enlisted for service in the Great War of 1914-1918. Today is ANZAC Day, which marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War in 1915.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

North Bondi, Wally Weekes Pool

This view across Bondi Bay to Bondi Beach is from Wally Weekes Pool in the eastern suburb of North Bondi.

Monday, 23 April 2018

Newtown, street art

This enthusiastic cockatoo is part of a mural on the side of a house on the corner of Mechanic Street and Hordern Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Pagewood, Our Lady of the Annunciation

Our Lady of the Annunciation is a Catholic church built in 1958 and located on the corner of Donovan Avenue and Parer Street, in the eastern suburb of Pagewood.

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Monterey, Scarborough Ponds

These radio control laser class boats are racing on Scarborough Ponds located in Scarborough Park, south of Barton Street, in the southern suburb of Monterey.

Friday, 20 April 2018

Broadway, Grace Brothers department store, clock tower

This clock tower and globe lamp are part of the former Grace Brothers department store along Broadway, in the inner city suburb of Ultimo. It was built in the Federation Queen Anne architectural style as part of the flagship building of the department store and matching the original building across the road, completed in 1904. Grace Bros vacated the Broadway store in 1992 and these buildings were restored and redeveloped in 1998. This building became student accommodation for the nearby University of Sydney. Broadway is the name of the road that runs from Railway Square to the University of Sydney and is the border between the suburbs of Ultimo and Chippendale, Glebe and Camperdown.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Redfern, pub

The Norfolk is a pub built in the art deco architectural style, located on the corner of Cleveland Street and Milton Street, in the inner city suburb of Redfern.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Clovelly, bench

This bench is at Tom Caddy Point, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. It provides views of Clovelly Beach, the rocks at Shark Point across Clovelly Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Waverley, reservoir

This heritage listed water reservoir is located along Paul Street, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. Nicknamed "Stonehenge", Waverley Reservoir No.1 was completed in 1887 and was the last of four reservoirs built to augment the Botany Swamps Scheme. The other three reservoirs were Crown Street Reservoir in 1859, Paddington Reservoir in 1864 and Woollahra Reservoir in 1880.

Monday, 16 April 2018

Bondi Beach, skate park

This mural is on the wall surrounding Bondi Skate Park in Bondi Park, between the beach and Campbell Parade, in the eastern suburb of Bondi Beach.

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Kensington, Our Lady of the Rosary

Our Lady of the Rosary is a Catholic Church located along Roma Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Kensington. The heritage listed church was built in 1906.

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Chiswick, ferry wharf

This ferry wharf is located on the southern side of the Parramatta River, in the inner west suburb of Chiswick. It is served by First Fleet and RiverCat class ferries operating between Circular Quay and Parramatta. A river cat ferry is seen here just after departure from the wharf, with the Gladesville Bridge further in the distance. This wharf was built in 2017 and replaced the one which can be seen here. A cormorant can be seen perched on the remains of a heritage listed stone wharf in the foreground, which was a private jetty established in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century.

Friday, 13 April 2018

Clovelly, beach

Clovelly Beach is a small beach that sits on the end of the narrow Clovelly Bay, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. The pool sits beside a concrete promenade and below Clovelly Life Saving Club.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Clovelly, sign

A warning sign on the concrete promenade at Clovelly Beach, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. The rough surf hits the promenade and the rocks at Shark Point, across Clovelly Bay.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

North Bondi, lifeguard tower

This lifeguard tower is on the beach in the eastern suburb of North Bondi. This view is towards Biddigal Reserve, Wally Weekes Pool and out to the Pacific Ocean.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Bondi Beach, sculpture

This sculpture of a dolphin is installed in the middle of a walkway alongside Bondi Surf Pavilion leading to the beach, in the eastern suburb of Bondi Beach. The Bondi Surf Pavilion was built in 1928 in the Inter-War Mediterranean architectural style.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Summer Hill, art

This part of a mural on the side of wall of Summer Hill Village shopping centre, along the walkway that leads to Darrel Jackson Gardens, in the inner west suburb of Summer Hill. Australia is the focus of this view of Earth.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Kensington, St Martin's Anglican Church

St Martin's Anglican Church is located along Todman Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Kensington. The original church at this site was built in 1908 but this church building was completed in 1987.

Saturday, 7 April 2018

Rodd Point, Dobroyd Aquatic Club

The Dobroyd Aquatic Club is on the shore of Iron Cove, in the inner west suburb of Rodd Point. It provides launching ramps for yachts, skiffs, dinghies and windsurfers. On this day, radio control laser class boats can be seen being removed from the water following an afternoon of sailing.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 6 April 2018

Haberfield, Iron Cove Creek Bridge

Iron Cove Creek Bridge is at the intersection of Henley Marine Drive and Timbrell Drive at Dobroyd Point, in the inner west suburb of Haberfield. This cable bridge is 30 metres long and 4.5 metres wide spanning the Iron Cove Creek canal with a bi-directional separated cycleway and footpath connecting. It was built in 2015 and features a public art installation from local artist Angela Pasqua which acknowledges the local bird life.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Moore Park, South Dowling Street, Eastern Distributor

South Dowling Street is part of the Eastern Distributor motorway, in the inner city suburb of Moore Park. This view is looking south with an on-ramp on the right, heading north.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Carss Park Cottage, pergola

This pergola is at the entrance to Carss Park Cottage, a sandstone cottage built in 1860 by William Carss. It is now a museum which sits in the middle of Carss Bush Park, in the southern suburb of Carss Park. The cottage and recreational area overlook Kogarah Bay and the Carss Park Tidal Baths.

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

North Bondi, beach

The beach at North Bondi, in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, photographed in 2007. Located north of Bondi Beach, this view is towards Biddigal Reserve, Wally Weekes Pool and flats overlooking the beach at the point known as Ben Buckler.

Monday, 2 April 2018

Carrington Street, mural

This mural is on a construction hoarding around a development work site along Carrington Street. The design was originally created for the City of Sydney New Year's Eve celebrations in 2013. "Gumscape with Animals and Spacecraft" was created by Reg Mombassa and features gum tree trunks, suburban architecture, technological infrastructure, genetically modified flora and fauna spacecraft and Sydney icons: the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Redfern, shop (Theme Day: One Colour)

This ornate shop facade is located along Regent Street, in the inner city suburb of Redfern. These days it is painted in one colour.
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