Friday, 27 May 2022

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, 26 May 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach, surf lifesaving club

The entrance to the gym at Wanda Surf Life Saving Club. Wanda Beach is one of the beaches in the southern suburb of Cronulla.

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach

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.

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Monterey, Botany Bay


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: SouvenirsTuesday TreasuresTravel TuesdayAll Seasons.

Monday, 23 May 2022

Surry Hills, mural

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 MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 22 May 2022

Waverley, statue

This marble statue and lamp stands in the grounds of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital, located along Birrell Street, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It is one of two statues which stand at the entrance of the E. Vickery Memorial Building, which was gifted to the Methodist Church for use as a private hospital in 1919.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayMy Sunday Snapshot.

Friday, 20 May 2022

Wolli Creek, Cooks River, sunset

 A sunset view of the Cooks River from the inner west suburb of Tempe, looking towards the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.

Thursday, 19 May 2022

North Bondi, cafe


This building is located on the corner of Brighton Boulevarde and Campbell Parade, in the eastern suburb of North Bondi. Built in the art deco style, it houses Cafe Bondi and residential flats. 

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Coogee, Dolphin Point

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.

Monday, 16 May 2022

North Bondi, beach

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.

Sunday, 15 May 2022

Rozelle, White Bay Power Station, amenities building

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.

Saturday, 14 May 2022

Wolli Creek, Cooks River

A view across the Cooks River at dusk from Tempe, looking towards the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 13 May 2022

Tempe, Cooks River, pontoon

A view of the pontoon on the Cooks River at dusk, in the inner west suburb of Tempe, looking towards the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Cronulla, Elouera Beach

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, SignsRuby TuesdayThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Cronulla, Elouera Beach

 An entrance to Elouera Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla. This view shows a lifeguard beach buggy parked near the lifeguard observation tower and a beach safety sign.

Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Arncliffe, house

 "Lourane" is a Victorian style cottage along Dowling Street, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. This heritage listed house was built in 1898 and has some Federation style aesthetics. 

Monday, 9 May 2022

Marrickville, mural

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 MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 8 May 2022

Matraville, Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, memorial

 
This cycling memorial is located in the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, in the eastern suburb of Matraville. The dedication reads: "In memory to all who went for a ride but never came home".
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday.

Saturday, 7 May 2022

Eveleigh, Yerrabingin House

 

Yerrabingin House is a community centre located along Davy Road, in the southern suburb of Eveleigh. This four storey building was built in 2018 and features the world’s first indigenous rooftop farm with edible native plants.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.


Friday, 6 May 2022

Bardwell Park, railway station, sunset

 Viewing the fiery sunset sky above the railway station, in the south western of Bardwell Park. This mesh security fencing has been installed along the pedestrian and road bridge above.
Linked to: Skywatch FridayPink Saturday

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach, surf lifesaving club

 
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, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Botanic Gardens, Rathborne Lodge


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.

Monday, 2 May 2022

Marrickville, mural


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 MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens.

Saturday, 30 April 2022

Botany Bay, cloud

The light from a single white cloud is reflected in Botany Bay, viewed from the foreshore of Lady Robinsons Beach in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 29 April 2022

Pyrmont, wharf, sunset

A sunset view across Johnstons Bay to the silos in Rozelle, near the Pirrama Park wharf, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday

Thursday, 28 April 2022

Pyrmont, Pirrama Park

 
  A couple enjoys a sunset view across Johnstons Bay to Rozelle, near the Pirrama Park wharf, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. Some of the benches around the bay have messages on them such as "A perfect place for a picnic".
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Vaucluse, Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage

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.

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Clovelly, pool

This sea water pool, viewed from Clovelly Beach at low tide, is located alongside the southern concrete promenade beside Clovelly Bay in the eastern suburb of Clovelly.
Linked to: Souvenirs, Tuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday.

Monday, 25 April 2022

Rockdale, mural

This mural is on the wall of this cafe, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The Welcome Swallow depicted is being used to promote the Swallow Coffee Traders cafe.

Sunday, 24 April 2022

Kogarah, church hall

This church hall stands beside St Paul's Anglican Church, located along Princes Highway in the southern suburb of Kogarah.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 23 April 2022

Thursday, 21 April 2022

Cronulla, Elouera Beach, tower

A lifeguard climbs the observation tower with a lifeguard beach buggy parked beside it at Elouera Beach, overlooking Bate Bay in the southern suburb of Cronulla.

Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Bronte Beach, sign

Looking past the safety sign at Bronte Beach from the walkway beside Bronte Park, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Bronte, house

"Bronte View" is a house built in the Victorian style which is located along St Thomas Street, in the eastern suburb of Bronte.

Monday, 18 April 2022

Concord West, mural


 This mural is on the side of a shop on the corner of Concord Road and Wilga Street, in the western suburb of Concord West.

Sunday, 17 April 2022

Kogarah, St Paul's Anglican Church

St Paul's Anglican Church is located along Princes Highway in the southern suburb of Kogarah. This heritage listed church was built in 1869 in the Victoria Free Gothic style.

Saturday, 16 April 2022

Pyrmont, apartments

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.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 15 April 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, pond

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.

Thursday, 14 April 2022

Wynyard railway station, photo

This enlarged photo hangs above a bank of escalators which descend from the York Street entrance of Wynyard railway stationThe 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".

Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, The Human Sundial

 '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.

Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, platform

This covered platform is located in the north east corner of Sydney Parka 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 TreasuresTravel Tuesday.

Monday, 11 April 2022

Surry Hills, mural

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. 

Sunday, 10 April 2022

Annandale, St Aidan’s Anglican Church


 St Aidan’s Anglican Church is located on the corner of Booth Street and Johnstone Street, in the inner west suburb of Annandale. 
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, InSPIREd Sunday.

Saturday, 9 April 2022

Tempe, Cooks River, pontoon

A view of the pontoon on the Cooks River at dusk, in the inner west suburb of Tempe, looking towards the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Weekend Reflection.

Friday, 8 April 2022

Pyrmont, Johnstons Bay, sunset

 
A sunset view across Johnstons Bay from the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. The pylons from the old wharf remain beside a new concrete jetty at Pirrama Park.
Linked to: Skywatch FridayPink Saturday.
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