Monday, 28 February 2022

Marrickville, mural

This artwork is on the wall beside the travelators which link the ground floor of Marrickville Metro shopping centre to the first floor car park, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. A number of these flower murals in this location were painted in 2018 by Andrew Dennis from Studio Dennis.

Sunday, 27 February 2022

Waverley, Uniting War Memorial Hospital


The main entrance of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital, built in the Spanish Mission style, is located along Birrell Street in the eastern suburb of Waverley. The E. Vickery Memorial Building and grounds were gifted to the Methodist Church for use as a private hospital in 1919. The church added to the site by acquiring adjacent properties. The operating theatre wing was dedicated in memory of those from the district who lost their lives in World War One, including the boys of the 21st and 22nd Waverley-Woolhara Senior cadets. In 1977, the Methodist Church became part of the Uniting Church of Australia.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd SundayMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday, 26 February 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, pond

Sydney Park is a former brickworks which has been transformed into a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. These stepping stones allow walkers to cross a pond in the wetlands.

Friday, 25 February 2022

Monterey, beach

The clouds streak over Botany Bay and Lady Robinsons Beach, in the southern suburb of Monterey.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 24 February 2022

Surry Hills, shops

 
This is one of three attached shops with residences above, along Devonshire Street in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The building is home to a Yoga studio and a designer furniture office.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Surry Hills, shops

 
This is one of three attached shops with residences above, along Devonshire Street in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The building is now home to a support group service.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldPicture Perfect Party. 

Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Surry Hills, shops

This is one of three attached shops with residences above, along Devonshire Street in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The building is home to a Japanese Jazz restaurant.
Linked to: SouvenirsOur World TuesdayTuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday.

Monday, 21 February 2022

St Peters, mural

 
This mural of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier is on the side of a workshop along May Street, in the inner city suburb of St Peters. It was created by street artist Matt Scott, nicknamed Kamion.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 20 February 2022

Waverley, Uniting War Memorial Hospital

This cafe and gazebo are in the grounds of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital, located along Birrell Street in the eastern suburb of Waverley. The former home and grounds of the Vickery family were gifted to the Methodist Church for use as a private hospital in 1919. The church added to the site by acquiring adjacent properties. In 1977, the Methodist Church became part of the Uniting Church of Australia. 

Friday, 18 February 2022

South Coogee, Gordons Bay

 
Looking across Gordons Bay to Coogee and South Coogee at sunset, with golden light reflected in the rockpools in the eastern suburb of Clovelly.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 17 February 2022

George Street, Lunar Lanterns, Tiger

 Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. This year is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. These pairs of lunar lanterns are installed along George Street, opposite World Square, opposite Wilmot Street and opposite the Queen Victoria Building. The zodiac symbol of the Tiger can be characterised as enthusiastic, courageous, ambitious and a born leader.

Wednesday, 16 February 2022

George Street, Lunar Lanterns, Dog

Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. This year is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. This Dog lantern is installed opposite the Pavilion on George Building along George Street. The Zodiac symbol of the Dog is characterised as loyal and honest, amiable and kind, although not always good at communicating.

Tuesday, 15 February 2022

George Street, Lunar Lanterns, Pig

 Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. This year is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. This Pig lantern is installed opposite the Queen Victoria Building along George Street. The Zodiac symbol of the Pig is characterised as honourable, philanthropic, optimistic, incredibly focused to achieve great things.

Monday, 14 February 2022

Clovelly, mural

This fun mural is on the side of a shop on the corner of Clovelly Road and Mount Street, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. 
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 13 February 2022

Waverley, E. Vickery Memorial Building

 
The E. Vickery Memorial Building is a heritage listed building built in the Victorian style, located along Birrell Street in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It was built for Ebenezer Vickery, a merchant, manufacturer and philanthropist, who was a staunch Methodist. It is now part of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital campus and was the former home of the Vickery family, who gifted the home and grounds to the Methodist Church for use as a private hospital in 1919. The church added to the site by acquiring adjacent properties. In 1977, the Methodist Church became part of the Uniting Church of Australia.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd SundayMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday, 12 February 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, boardwalk

 
Sydney Park is a large inner city recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. It features a number of ponds and wetlands that attract many animals and birds. This boardwalk provides views of this pond in the south-east corner of the park.

Friday, 11 February 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, wetlands

Looking across a pond in Sydney Park, a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The former brickworks have been transformed into parkland and wetlands. Stormwater is collected and recycled from surrounding suburban streets to provide constant running water in the wetlands. Some of the ponds are currently covered in green plants. 

Thursday, 10 February 2022

George Street, Lunar Lanterns, Tiger

 
Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. This year is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. The City of Sydney invited young talent to create the artwork with a design competition. The colourful artworks of six designs are featured on street banners, bus shelters and billboards. This is one of two designs which have also been transformed into lunar lanterns and installed at the front of Sydney Town Hall along George Street. The zodiac symbol of the Tiger can be characterised as enthusiastic, courageous, ambitious and a born leader.

Wednesday, 9 February 2022

George Street, Lunar Lanterns, Horse

Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. This year is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. This Horse lantern is installed opposite the Queen Victoria Building along George Street. The Zodiac symbol of the Horse is characterised as animated, active and energetic.

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

George Street, Lunar Lanterns, Snake

Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. This year is the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese zodiac. This Snake lantern is installed outside the Queen Victoria Building on the corner of George Street and Druitt Street. It was created by Alexandra Sommer and Brad Clark and inspired by children's craft. The zodiac symbol of the Snake can be characterised as being sly or ruthless, however signifies wisdom and humour.

Monday, 7 February 2022

Surry Hills, mural

A colourful flower mural has been painted on the facade of this office building, on the corner of Riley Street and Devonshire Street, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. The Flower House was created in 2018 by artist Nic Green, aka Nico. His inspiration sprung from the work of local textile designer Lola Phillips, giving a nod to the area's history as a textile district.

Sunday, 6 February 2022

Waverley, L.E. King Building

The L.E. King Building, built in the Victorian style, is located along Birrell Street in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It is part of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital campus and now houses the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. The original hospital building was the former home of the Vickery family who gifted the home and grounds to the Methodist Church for use as a private hospital in 1919. The church added to the site by acquiring adjacent properties. In 1977, the Methodist Church became part of the Uniting Church of Australia.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd SundayKeep Calm and Carry On, Garden AffairFloral Friday Foto.

Saturday, 5 February 2022

Eveleigh, The Foundry

The Foundry is located along Central Avenue, in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. This 8-storey commercial office building with ground level retail was built in 2019 at the Australian Technology Park. The building takes its name from the foundry that was located at the former Eveleigh Railway Workshops on this site.

Friday, 4 February 2022

Clovelly, Gordons Bay


These swimmers are at Gordons Bay, viewed from the eastern suburb of Clovelly, looking towards Coogee. 
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 3 February 2022

Ramsgate Beach, baths

 
A picnic table and benches overlooking Ramsgate Beach Baths, the tidal pool in Botany Bay in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach. 
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 2 February 2022

Clovelly, Gordons Bay

A view of the Cliffbrook Parade walkway from Victory Street, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly. A pair of arriving surf rescue life guards stopped to chat to another pair who were departing after patrolling the beach. A group of divers can be seen heading down the walkway to dive from the rocks into the bay.

Tuesday, 1 February 2022

Dulwich Hill, substation (Theme Day: Power)


The heritage listed electricity substation No.238 is located along Ewart Street, in the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill.
Linked to: Theme DaySouvenirsOur World TuesdayTuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday.

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