Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Bicentennial Park, fountain

 This fountain stands at one end of an avenue of plane trees, located at the highest point of Bicentennial Park. in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. At the other end is the Treillage Tower, a 3 storey, 17 metre high viewing tower constructed with trellis. Treillage is a French word for lattice, which was commonly used in gardens in the 16th century. 

Monday, 30 August 2021

Marrickville, mural

  
This mural is on the back wall and roller door of a bicycle shop on the corner of Frampton Lane and Seymour Lane, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville.

Sunday, 29 August 2021

Earlwood, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

These sculptures are on the facade of the Parish Office, one of the buildings in the grounds of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church along Homer Street, in the inner west suburb of Earlwood. The buildings were built in the Mediterranean Style.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 28 August 2021

Watsons Bay, wharves

These wharves are at Boating Safety Education Centre in the eastern suburb of Watsons Bay.

Friday, 27 August 2021

Sydney Harbour, sunset

A view of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge across Sydney Harbour from Mrs Macquaries Point.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 26 August 2021

Como, tidal baths

 
The Como Tidal Baths are located at the end of Cremona Road, in the southern suburb of Como. The timber and netted pool is on the Georges River near the Como Railway Bridge.

Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Bicentennial Park, pavilions

Platanus Pavilion is located in Bicentennial Park, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. It provides shelter and barbecue facilities for visitors who picnic in the park.

Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Dobell Memorial Sculpture

The Dobell Memorial Sculpture is located on a traffic island, at the corner of Bond Street and Pitt Street. It was created by Herbert ‘Bert’ Flugelman in 1979 and commemorates landscape and portrait artist William Dobell. This controversial stainless steel sculpture, nicknamed the "Silver Shish Kebab", was originally installed in Martin Place but was moved to this less prominent location in 1999.

Monday, 23 August 2021

Darlinghurst, mural

 This mural is painted on the side of a record shop along Goulburn Street, between Crown Street and Arnold Lane, in the inner city suburb of Darlinghurst. It was created by notable graffiti artist Phibs.

Sunday, 22 August 2021

Earlwood, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Epiphany House

These sculptures are on the facade of Epiphany House, one of the buildings in the grounds of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church along Homer Street, in the inner west suburb of Earlwood. The buildings were built in the Mediterranean Style.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 21 August 2021

Cockle Bay, jet boat

 
A jet boat moored along the western foreshore of Cockle Bay at Darling Harbour, with the city skyline reflected in the bay. This photo is from the a few years back when the monorail track still ran along Pyrmont Bridge.
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 20 August 2021

Canterbury, Cooks River

 
A sunset view of the Cooks River from Prouts Bridge which carries Canterbury Road, in the inner west suburbs of Canterbury.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 19 August 2021

Kyeemagh, sculpture

"The Crab" by Joy Heylen is a sculpture located at this entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach, on the Botany Bay foreshore, in the southern suburb of Kyeemagh. In 2018, it was part of Sculpture @ Bayside, an annual outdoor exhibition that takes place at Cook Park and has remained on permanent display here since then.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Kyeemagh, Endeavour Bridge

Endeavour Bridge carries General Holmes Drive across the Cooks River from the eastern suburb of Mascot to the southern suburb of Kyeemagh, close to Botany Bay. It is named after the HMB Endeavour, the ship commanded by Captain James Cook, an English explorer, navigator and cartographer. The crew of the Endeavour arrived in Botany Bay in 1770 and was the first recorded European expedition to navigate and map the eastern coastline of Australia.

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Kyeemagh, rock groyne


This sea wall or rock groyne is located at the mouth of the Cooks River into Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Kyeemagh. It is one of many sea walls along Lady Robinson Beach which have been built to protect the sandy foreshore. The container terminals and vessel berths of Port Botany seaport can be seen in the distance. 

Monday, 16 August 2021

Marrickville, mural

 This is part of a mural on the side of a shop on the corner of Victoria Road and Central Lane, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The other part of the mural can be seen here.

Sunday, 15 August 2021

Banksia, St Savvas of Kalymnos Orthodox Church

 St Savvas of Kalymnos Orthodox Church is located along the Princes Highway, in the southern suburb of Banksia. This church building was formerly used by the Banksia Free Church. It became an Orthodox Church in 2016 and the onion domes are recent additions.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 14 August 2021

Ryde Bridge

 Ryde Bridge, also known as Uhrs Point Bridge, carries Concord Road over the Parramatta River linking the northern suburb of Ryde with the inner west suburb of Rhodes.
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 13 August 2021

Sydney Harbour, boats

 
A sunset view of boats on Sydney Harbour  in the eastern suburb of Darling Point. The Sydney Harbour Bridge in the distance and a ferry is heading for the Darling Point ferry wharf.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 12 August 2021

Kyeemagh, Lady Robinsons Beach


This entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach is at the mouth of the Cooks River into Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Kyeemagh. The sign with the windsock provides safety information for the beach and the smallest sign points to the off-leash dog area. This location is popular with fisherman so another sign provides information on legal size and bag limits of saltwater fish which can be caught here. The container terminals and vessel berths of Port Botany seaport can be seen in the distance.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful ThursdayRuby Tuesday.

Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Eveleigh, crane tank locomotive

The former Eveleigh Railway Yards are part of the South Eveleigh precinct, in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. The 1083 is a luffing crane tank locomotive which stands in Innovation Plaza, outside the National Innovation Centre.

Monday, 9 August 2021

Marrickville, mural

This mural is on the side of a shop on the corner of Victoria Road and Central Lane, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. Fresko is a Greek gelato and waffle shop which was previously called Pagoto. In Greek, "fresko" means "fresh" and "pagoto" is the word for "ice-cream". The small sign "ΟΔΟΣ PAGOTO" is in the style of street name signs found in Greece, although here they've mixed Greek and English letters to create: Ice Cream Street. 
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayPink Saturday, Through My Lens.

Sunday, 8 August 2021

Earlwood, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church


Looking at the sculpture in the grounds and the matching stained glass window above the entrance of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church along Homer Street, in the inner west suburb of Earlwood. It was built in 1954 in the Mediterranean Style.

Saturday, 7 August 2021

Sans Souci, Bonney Street Wharf

The sunset reflected in Kogarah Bay is viewed from the reserve behind Bonney Street Wharf in the southern suburb of Sans Souci. I featured an earlier shot from the other side of the wharf which can be seen here.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 6 August 2021

Botany Bay, sunset

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

Thursday, 5 August 2021

Wolli Creek, signs

These signs are located along the shared footpath and bike track at the entrance to Cahill Park beside the Cooks River, in the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 4 August 2021

Wolli Creek, palm trees

These palm trees are located in Cahill Park beside the Cooks River, viewed from the Princes Highway in the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Auburn Botanic Gardens, Sunshine and Crows

This sculpture is located at the Peacock Gallery, a public gallery in the grounds of Auburn Botanic Gardens, in the western suburb of Auburn. 'Sunshine and Crows' (Bunnal Wagun Djarralang) was created by Leanne Tobin and Cindy Laws and is appropriately located in front of Auburn Aviary.

Monday, 2 August 2021

Arncliffe, St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, mural

 This mosaic mural is located on the side wall of the church hall along Station Street, behind St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. This former Methodist Church  became a Coptic Orthodox Church in 1980

Sunday, 1 August 2021

Mosman, art (Theme Day: Sticky)

This artwork is located outside an art restoration workshop along Middle Head Road, in the north shore suburb of Mosman. Coburn Fine Art Conservation repairs and prepares Aboriginal and Oceanic Art for galleries and private clients. This curious artwork features rocks and sticks suspended in a steel frame.

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