This safety sign indicates an entrance to Wanda Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla. A lifeguard has just arrived in the beach buggy and chats to another lifeguard on duty in the observation tower.
A view of Monterey Baths, the netted swimming enclosure in Botany Bay along Lady Robinsons Beach, in the southern suburb of Monterey. This was taken a couple of months ago after Sydney experienced torrential rain and flooding in some parts. The Georges River and Cooks River empty into Botany Bay and the silt which washed into the bay. This was taken a couple of days after the rain stopped and the rolling waves were still noticeably brown, Linked to: Souvenirs, Tuesday Treasures, Travel Tuesday, All Seasons.
This mural is on the side of a shop on the corner of Crown Street and Foveaux Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It features former Australian Rules footballer Adam Goodes, who played for the Sydney Swans and was twice awarded the Brownlow Medal, the game's most prestigious award. The mural was painted in 2020 by Hamish McBride, Laura Paige, Megan Hales, Jacqueline Butterworth and Kailin Hegel. Linked to: Monday Mural, Blue Monday, Through My Lens.
Looking across the northern part of Coogee Beach to Dunningham Park and the doorway to Giles Baths at Dolphin Point, in the eastern suburb of Coogee. It's late autumn but we're still having some warm beach days.
Looking across the beach to Biddigal Reserve and apartments to Ben Buckler, in the eastern suburb of North Bondi. Some colourful murals decorate the walls behind Wally Weekes Pool, the seawater pool which is currently empty.
This amenities building in the Federation style, is located along Robert Street in the inner city suburb of Rozelle. It is part of the heritage listed White Bay Power Station, which is currently being redeveloped. Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday.
A view of Bate Bay and the Pacific Ocean from the pathway beside Elouera Life Saving Club. Elouera Beach is one of the beaches in the southern suburb of Cronulla. Linked to: Signs, Signs, Ruby Tuesday, Thankful Thursday.
This artwork is on the wall of a former warehouse, which is now part of the Marrickville Metro shopping centre, along Smidmore Street in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The artwork byGeorgia Hillspans the full facade, revealing a larger message "You’re Here, I'm Here Too". The awnings feature the names of the cafes and restaurants. The other half can be seen here. Linked to: Monday Mural, Blue Monday, Through My Lens.
Viewing the fiery sunset sky above the railway station, in the south western ofBardwell Park. This mesh security fencing has been installed along the pedestrian and road bridge above. Linked to: Skywatch Friday, Pink Saturday.
A view of Bate Bay and the Pacific Ocean from the pathway beside Wanda Surf Life Saving Club. Wanda Beach is one of the beaches in the southern suburb of Cronulla. Linked to: Signs, Signs, Thankful Thursday.
Rathborne Lodge is a sandstone cottage built in 1856 as a residence for the Governor’s gardener. It was restored in 1999 and was named for Jack and Cliffina Rathborne who cherished the gardens and left a substantial gift for its restoration. It is now a meeting. conference and function venue.
This artwork is on the wall of a former warehouse, which is now part of the Marrickville Metro shopping centre, along Smidmore Street in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The artwork by Georgia Hill spans the full facade, revealing a larger message "You’re Here, I'm Here Too". The awnings feature the names of the cafes and restaurants. The other half can be seen here. Linked to: Monday Mural, Blue Monday, Through My Lens.
The Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage is located along Old South Head Road, in the eastern suburb of Vaucluse. This cottage was designed by James Barnett and built in 1881 as the keeper’s residence of the nearby Macquarie Lighthouse circa 1818.
A view across Johnstons Bay in the inner west suburb of Pyrmont at dusk. The Elizabeth is an apartment building in the former office block for CSR Limited beside new apartment blocks along the foreshore and the Anzac Bridge.
These clouds hang above a pond in Sydney Park, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. Much of the pond is covered in vegetation at the moment and there is only a small gap to view reflections on the water.
This enlarged photo hangs above a bank of escalators which descend from the York Street entrance of Wynyard railway station. The photo from the State Archives of New South Wales, was taken at the same location on 24th February 1948. This photo is located where an advertisement would have been installed originally. It also acts as a sign, since the wall originally featured a hand painted message reminding people on the escalators to "stand on the left please".
'The Human Sundial' is located in the north west corner of Sydney Park, a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The 'figure of eight' is called an analemma, a diagram showing the position of the sun in the sky. If you stand on today's date and face the mancer stones with the sun behind you, the position of your shadow on the hour stones will tell you the Australian Eastern Standard Time. During Daylight Saving, from early October to late March, add an hour for Eastern Summer Time.
This covered platform is located in the north east corner of Sydney Park, a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The platform is a combined bench and table which is ideal for picnics. Linked to: Souvenirs,Tuesday Treasures, Travel Tuesday.
This mural is painted on the side wall of a clinic located along South Dowling Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It was painted in 2018 by street artist Thierry Noir, who has also created The Colourful House of Surry Hills, located on the opposite side of the light rail line.