Friday, 31 December 2021

Thursday, 30 December 2021

Marrickville, Christmas Tree

 
This artistic upcycled bicycle Christmas Tree is located outside Marrickville Metro shopping centre, along Smidmore Street in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The colourful fixture features spraypainted old bikes which have been assembled into a Christmas Tree. The awnings feature the names of the cafes and restaurants here.

Wednesday, 29 December 2021

Queen Victoria Building, Christmas Lights

The Druitt Street facade of the Queen Victoria Building features this Christmas light installation made up of more than 7000 bulbs.

Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Queen Victoria Building, Christmas Tree

 
This giant Christmas tree is three storeys high and stands in the central atrium of the Queen Victoria Building, below the stained-glass dome.

Monday, 27 December 2021

St Mary's Cathedral, The Lights of Christmas

"The Lights of Christmasis an annual light projection show on the façade of St Mary's Cathedral, this year from 9th December until Christmas night 25th December. These images include native bush flowers, a cockatoo, a bee hive and a cockatoo.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens, InSPIREd Sunday.

Sunday, 26 December 2021

St Mary's Cathedral, The Lights of Christmas

"The Lights of Christmasis an annual light projection show on the façade of St Mary's Cathedral, this year from 9th December until Christmas night 25th December. This is part of an animation of the nativity story.

Saturday, 25 December 2021

St Mary's Cathedral, The Lights of Christmas

"The Lights of Christmasis an annual light projection show on the façade of St Mary's Cathedral, this year from 9th December until Christmas night 25th December. This view is from Cathedral Square, beside Cook and Philip Park. Merry Christmas!

Friday, 24 December 2021

Ramsgate Beach, Christmas Tree

 This Christmas Tree is located in the pedestrian mall, on the corner of Alfred Street and Ramsgate Road, in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 23 December 2021

Surry Hills, warehouse

This former warehouse is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It was originally built around 1950 as a two level mechanic garage and later converted to a printing warehouse. It was refurbished in 2020 and converted into a creative commercial office warehouse space but the ghost sign remains on the facade for the "Return to Nature Warehouse".

Wednesday, 22 December 2021

Surry Hills, Shannon Court

 
This is the entrance to a public housing estate along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. Shannon Court was built in 1953.

Tuesday, 21 December 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, 20 December 2021

Surry Hills, mural

This mural is on the side of a shop along Crown Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The terrace house is set back from the street so the mural is along the whole front yard. It recreates a detail of "The Garden of Earthly Delights", the modern title given to a triptych oil painting on oak panel painted by the Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch, between 1490 and 1510. It has been housed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, Spain since 1939.

Sunday, 19 December 2021

Surry Hills, Society of Friends Meeting House

 
The Society of Friends Meeting House is located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. This heritage listed building was designed by architect Alfred Allen Junior, who was a member of the Society, and built in 1903 in the Federation Free Classical style. The Religious Society of Friends is a group with Christian roots that began in England in the 1650s with members called "Friends" or "Quakers".
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, InSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 18 December 2021

Bronte, baths

Some rough waves crashing into Bronte Baths this week, which are located at the southern end of Bronte Beach, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Friday, 17 December 2021

Ramsgate Beach, sign

A cloudy day over the entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach, near a rock groyne in Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 16 December 2021

Wolli Creek, sign


This gateway sign is located in Cahill Park beside the Cooks River, in the southern suburb of Wolli Creek. The City of Rockdale local government area merged with the City of Botany Bay in 2016, to form the Bayside Council. The logo features a boat and the sign emulates a boat sail, The sign also includes an acknowledgement of the traditional owners of the land, the Bidjigal. Wolli Creek flows into Cooks River which flows into Botany Bay.
Linked to: Signs, Signs, Thankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Bronte, beach

Some rough waves rolling into Nelson Bay and Bronte Beach this week, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Surry Hills, shops

These shops with residences above are located along Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills.

Monday, 13 December 2021

Surry Hills, mural

 
This mural is on the side of this bakery and cake shop on the corner of Bourke Street and Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. Bourke Street Bakery opened in 2004 and has now successfully expanded to twelve locations in Sydney. In 2019, they also opened Bourke Street Bakery NYC, a bakery cafe in New York City.

Sunday, 12 December 2021

Concord West, Masonic Hall

 
This Masonic Hall or Freemasons Lodge is located along Concord Road, in the western suburb of Concord West. This heritage listed building was built in 1927 in the Inter-War Classical Revival style.

Saturday, 11 December 2021

Sydney Olympic Park, ferry wharf

Sydney Olympic Park ferry wharf is located along the Parramatta River, in the western suburb of Wentworth Point. The original ferry wharf opened in 1997 to service the Sydney Olympic Park precinct for the 2000 Summer Olympics. This pontoon extension was built in 2015. Sydney RiverCats are a class of catamarans operated by Sydney Ferries on the Parramatta River, which provide a regular service here Circular Quay to Parramatta.

Friday, 10 December 2021

South Coogee, Gordons Bay

The sun sets behind Coogee and South Coogee as the waves roll into Gordons Bay, viewed from the eastern suburb of Clovelly.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 9 December 2021

Ramsgate Beach, sign

 

An entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach from Cook Park, near a rock groyne in Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Ramsgate BeachRamsgate Beach is located 16 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district, which can be seen in the distance. Ramsgate Baths can be seen close by on the left, with Port Botany on the right.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Surry Hills, playground

This children's playground is located in the middle of Shannon Reserve, along Crown Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The chimney stack rises above a former industrial building now converted to apartments.

Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Monday, 6 December 2021

Surry Hills, art

This curious artwork is on the garage roller door at the back of a terrace house along Parkham Lane, beside Wimbo Park, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It was created in 2020 in the colours of the Australian Aboriginal flag. 
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayRuby Tuesday, Through My Lens.

Sunday, 5 December 2021

Auburn, St John's Catholic Primary School

 St John's Catholic Primary School is located on the corner of Alice Street and Queen Street, in the western suburb of Auburn. The original Catholic Church was built on this site in 1893 but later demolished to build this school. The Alphonsus Memorial Building was built in 1930 in the Inter War style.
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