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.

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Botany, pond

A view of Mill Pond, beside the Lakes Business Park, in the eastern suburb of Botany. 

Friday, 9 April 2021

Bronte Beach


 Looking across Bronte Beach from Bronte Park, in the eastern suburb of Bronte. The lifeguard tower stands near the flagged swimming area and a lifeguard surfboard.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Bronte, signs

 The Calga Place entrance to Bronte Park and Bronte Beach, looking out to Nelson Bay in the eastern suburb of Bronte. A unique surfboard shaped sign outlines the Surfers Code, a set of universal rules for surfers to follow.

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Coogee, Dolphin Point

Looking across the northern part of Coogee Beach to Dolphin Point, in the eastern suburb of Coogee. The remaining doorway to Giles Baths can be seen at the top.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayOver the MoonMy Corner of the WorldWednesday Wisdom. 

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

Kensington, Doncaster Hotel

The Doncaster Hotel is located on the corner of Anzac Parade and Doncaster Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Kensington. The heritage listed pub was built in 1923 in the Inter War style but in the 1970s had modications made to the facade. 

Monday, 5 April 2021

Marrickville, mural

 This mural is at the rear of a shop and apartment building along Leofrene Street, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. 'Perfect Match' was created by Joel Moore, also known as Mulga The Artist and features a black cockatoo holding a banksia flower.

Sunday, 4 April 2021

Marrickville, shrine

This shrine is 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. The Shrine was built in1931 as a gift from E.J. Falvey to Reverend Casimir Maguire for his work done. It houses sculptures which depict the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Saturday, 3 April 2021

Sydney Opera House, ferry


A ferry makes its way past the Sydney Opera House, which was lit up on 25 March 2021 with a projection of the colours of the Greek flag to mark 200 years of Greece's Independence.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons. 

Friday, 2 April 2021

Coogee, Gordons Bay

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

Thursday, 1 April 2021

The Rocks, Museum of Love (Theme Day: Fool)

The 'Museum of Love' is not actually a museum but an immersive art installation on the corner of George Street and Playfair Street, at The Rocks. The gallery is in the former Union Bond Store, originally built as a warehouse but later used as a bank.
Linked to: Signs, Signs, Thankful Thursday, Theme Day. 
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