Sunday, 31 October 2021

Surry Hills, St Peter's Catholic Church, hall

The original St Peter's Catholic Church is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. This heritage listed church was built in 1880 in the Victorian Gothic style. Since the new church was built adjacent in 1918, this building has been used as the church hall.

Saturday, 30 October 2021

Centennial Park, Lily Pond

 A couple of geese glide past lillies in bloom in Busbys Pond in Centennial Park, in the eastern suburb of Centennial Park.
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 29 October 2021

Thursday, 28 October 2021

Randwick, shop

This shopfront with residential space above is located along Avoca Street, in the eastern suburb of Randwick. This heritage listed building was built in the Victorian style and is currently an Italian restaurant.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Bronte, coastal walk

This newly landscaped area is located at the edge of Waverley Cemetery, in the eastern suburb of Bronte. It is part of the coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee, along the cliffs looking out on the Pacific Ocean.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Bronte, bay

Looking across Nelson Bay to Bronte Beach from the cliff above Bronte Baths, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.
Linked to: SouvenirsOur World TuesdayTuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday.

Monday, 25 October 2021

Newington Armory, mural

 This Aboriginal artwork decorates one of the buildings along Armory Wharf, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. It was originally known as Building 15, associated with Newington Wharf which serviced Newington Armory.

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Surry Hills, St Peter's Catholic Church, presbytery

The presbytery for St Peter's Catholic Church is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The original parish church was built here in 1880 and the new church in 1918 along with the heritage listed presbytery built in th Federation Queen Anne style. 

Saturday, 23 October 2021

Alexandria, Sydney Park, wetlands

 Sydney Park is a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The former brickworks were transformed into parkland and wetlands. Stormwater is collected and recycled from surrounding suburban streets to provide constant running water.

Friday, 22 October 2021

Newington, wharf

This lifesaver is located along Newington Wharf, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. The wharf is located along the southern shore of the Parramatta River and the George Kendall Riverside Park is located on the northern shore in Ermington.
Linked to: Skywatch FridayRuby Tuesday.

Thursday, 21 October 2021

Coogee, beach sign

Looking across Coogee Beach to Coogee Bay and the Pacific Ocean, in the eastern suburb of Coogee. The sign declares that surf craft are prohibited in the area to the right of the sign.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful ThursdayRuby Tuesday.

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Kurnell, sculpture

Looking across the shore of Botany Bay in the southern suburb of Kurnell. The large bronze sculpture on the rocks is 'The Eyes of the Land and the Sea', designed by Alison Page and Nik Lachacjzak. It was installed in 2020 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the encounter between Aboriginal Australians and the crew of the HMB Endeavour, commanded by James CookThe viewing platform on the shore is a former wharf for a passenger ferry service which operated between Kurnell and La Perouse from 1890 to 1974. 
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldPicture Perfect Party.

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Marrickville, sculpture

This sculpture of a bird made from recycled materials is located at the Addison Road Community Centre, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville.

Monday, 18 October 2021

Marrickville, food truck

 
This mural is painted on the back of a food truck located at the Addison Road Community Centre, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The image of an Ancient Egyptian is a suitable image for this Egyptian Street Food mobile eatery.

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Surry Hills, St Peter's Catholic Church


St Peter's Catholic Church is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The parish was established here in 1880 and this church was designed by architect Austin McKay and built in 1918 in the Inter War Romanesque style.

Saturday, 16 October 2021

Sans Souci, pontoon

 
A sunset view of boats arriving at a pontoon on Kogarah Bay connected to the Botany Bay Yacht Club wharf, at the end of Endeavour Street in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.

Friday, 15 October 2021

Sans Souci, sunset


This sunset view across the Georges River to Kogarah Bay, is from the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Brighton-Le-Sands, bank

The former Commonwealth Bank in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands. This art deco style building has now been redeveloped into a restaurant but this photo was taken when it was still a bank.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Kurnell, rocks

These rocks along the shore of Botany Bay are in the southern suburb of Kurnell. An oil tanker is moored at the long oil refinery wharf in the distance.

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Surry Hills, light rail stop

The Surry Hills Light Rail Stop is located along Devonshire Street, beside Eddie Ward Park, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It is part of the CBD and South East Light Rail Service, made up of the L2 Randwick Light Rail line and L3 Kingsford Light Rail line which run from Circular Quay.

Monday, 11 October 2021

Surry Hills, art

This artwork is on the back wall of The Colourful House of Surry Hills, a former warehouse along South Dowling Street beside Wimbo Park, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It was created in 2018 by street artist Thierry Noir. The warehouse was converted into a single private residence by businessman John Winning, owner of an appliances business. His close friend, American techno DJ Seth Troxler commissioned the artwork which covers the whole building. 

Sunday, 10 October 2021

Kogarah, statue


This statue is located outside Jubilee Stadium along Park Street, in the southern suburb of Kogarah. It commemorates rugby league player Reg Gasnier, who played for the St George Dragons from 1958 to 1967. The statue was dedicated in 2010 at the Sydney Football Stadium in Moore Park but due to the redevelopment of that stadium moved to Jubilee Stadium in 2019 for the duration. The St George Illawarra Dragons Walk of Fame is also located here.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday.

Saturday, 9 October 2021

Dolls Point, beach

 
Looking out across Lady Robinsons Beach to a couple of yachts on Botany Bay from the southern suburb of Dolls Point. The remnants of Dolls Point tidal bath can be seen here with the nets removed after shifting sands silted it up. 
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 8 October 2021

Pennant Hills, St Luke's Anglican Church

The former St Luke's Anglican Church is located along Pennant Hills Road in the northern suburb of Pennant Hills. It was built in 1909 in the Federation style and was considered to be the Church of England parish in Thornleigh. A new church was built beside it and this building became the church hall. In 2005 the church became St Therapon Greek Orthodox Church with this building remaining the church hall.

Thursday, 7 October 2021

Moore Park, light rail tunnel

A tram emerges from the Moore Park light rail tunnel, on the corner of South Dowling Street and Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Moore Park. The 500 metre tunnel runs underneath Moore Park for the CBD and South East Light Rail Service, made up of the L2 Randwick Light Rail line and L3 Kingsford Light Rail line which run from Circular Quay.

Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Surry Hills, shop

This corner shop with office space above is on the corner of Crown Street and Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. This Victorian style building is now used as a laundry and dry cleaner below and office space above.

Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Arncliffe house

'Coburra' is a heritage listed house located along Forest Road, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. Originally known as 'Goburra', it was completed in 1900 in the Federation style. The house was built for Theodore Williams, owner of the Reliance Knitting Company, a pioneer in the manufacture of knitted goods in Australia supplying the defence department with knitted goods for the Australian Imperial Force during World War 1.

Monday, 4 October 2021

Newtown, mural

 This mural is on the side wall of a residential garage, on the corner of King Lane and Holmwood Lane, in the inner city suburb of Newtown. 

Sunday, 3 October 2021

Pennant Hills, St Therapon Greek Orthodox Church

St Therapon Greek Orthodox Church is located along Pennant Hills Road in the northern suburb of Pennant Hills.  The building was formerly St Luke's Anglican Church and in 2005 became a Greek Orthodox Church.

Saturday, 2 October 2021

Rockdale, park

 This fountain is in the middle of Rockdale Park, located along West Botany Street between Bryant Street and Ador Avenue, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The park was upgraded in 2020 with a new bridge across the rebuilt water feature, landscaping, playgrounds and amenities building.
 Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons.

Friday, 1 October 2021

Royal Randwick Racecourse, sunset (Theme Day: Winners)

This sunset over Royal Randwick Racecourse is viewed from Alison Road in the eastern suburb of Randwick. The racecourse is a place for winners and losers of bets on horse races. 
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