Thursday, 31 March 2022

Cronulla, Elouera Beach, tower

 
A lifeguard climbs the observation tower as a surfer arrives at Elouera Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla. The beach is closed to swimmers due to dangerous surf but the surfers were still out there.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Tuesday, 29 March 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach, tower and buggy

This lifeguard beach buggy is parked near the lifeguard observation tower at Wanda Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla.

Monday, 28 March 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach, art

This artwork on a ceramic tile is located on the floor of the Wanda Surf Lifesaving Club at Wanda Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla. It features three surf rescue life guards patrolling the beach in their life saving caps and speedos, colloquially known as budgie smugglers. 
Linked to: Monday Mural, Blue MondayRuby Tuesday, Through My Lens.

Sunday, 27 March 2022

Waverley, St Clare's College


This St Clare's College building is located along Church Street, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. This Catholic school was established in 1884 when the Waverley Franciscan Friars brought six Poor Clare Sisters from the Newry and Keady convents in Ireland to educate the girls in the Franciscan district of Waverley.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayInSPIREd SundayMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday, 26 March 2022

Wolli Creek, Cooks River


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

Friday, 25 March 2022

Wolli Creek, Cooks River

The sun sets behind the southern suburb of Wolli Creek, viewed from Tempe Recreational Park. This boat on the Cooks River has come loose from its mooring and drifted after the recent rain deluge in Sydney which caused serious flooding. To see a photo of the sunset a short time earlier, you can see the photo I featured last week by clicking here.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday

Thursday, 24 March 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach

Looking across the sand dunes to the lifeguard observation tower at Wanda Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla. The sand dunes leading down to the beach are fenced off and the sign requests that people keep out to protect the vegetation which keeps them stable. The sign on the tower advises that the beach is closed to swimmers due to the dangerous surf.

Wednesday, 23 March 2022

Cronulla, Wanda Beach, sand dunes

 
Looking across the sand dunes to the lifeguard observation tower at Wanda Beach, in the southern suburb of Cronulla. Beyond is Greenhills Beach and further around Bate Bay is Boat Harbour. 
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the World, Picture Perfect Party.

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

King Street Wharf, sculpture

This contemporary sculpture is located at the end of King Street Wharf, near Barangaroo. The building on the left is Barangaroo House and the office building behind it is Westpac Place.
Linked to: SouvenirsRuby Tuesday, Tuesday TreasuresTravel Tuesday.

Monday, 21 March 2022

Marrickville, mural

 
This mural is painted on the wall of one of the buildings at the Addison Road Community Centre, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue Monday, Through My Lens.

Sunday, 20 March 2022

Waverley, statue

This marble statue stands in the grounds of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital, located along Birrell Street, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It stands in front 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 SundayInSPIREd SundayMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday, 19 March 2022

Circular Quay, ferry

This River Class ferry​ is moored at a Circular Quay ferry wharf, with the Bennelong Apartments in the background. The ferry began operating in 2021 and was named after Ethel Turner, an English-born Australian novelist and children's literature writer. The vessel behind it is the Borrowdale, a First Fleet Class ferry in service since 1985.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 18 March 2022

Wolli Creek, Cooks River

The sun sets behind the southern suburb of Wolli Creek, viewed from Tempe Recreational Park. This boat on the Cooks River has come loose from its mooring and drifted after the recent rain deluge in Sydney which caused serious flooding. 
Linked to: Skywatch Friday

Thursday, 17 March 2022

Reiby Place, Patchwork of Light

"Patchwork of Light" is an artwork which was installed on the side of a building along Reiby Place in 2013. It consists of an array of ten brightly coloured light boxes emblazoned with figures and phrases in the Sydney indigenous language and English bringing Aboriginal, European, political and sporting histories to life. It was created by Lara Schnitger and was developed with Wiradjuri/Yuin elder Aunty Bronwyn Penrith, whose journey has been dedicated to reclaiming the culture of and respect for Aboriginal women.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Guildford, fire station

This fire station is located along Guildford Road, in the western suburb of Guildford. It was designed by William Mc Niven, architect to the Board of Fire Commissioners and built in 1928 in the Inter War style.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldPicture Perfect Party.

Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Monterey, groyne

This rock groyne is located on Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Monterey. It is one of the sea walls along Lady Robinson Beach that have been built to protect the sandy foreshore. Sydney has just experienced it's wettest start of the year on record with torrential rain over sixteen consecutive days causing flooding in some parts. The Georges River and Cooks River empty into Botany Bay and the silt which washed into the bay turned it brown. This was taken a couple of days after the rain stopped and the rolling waves were still noticeably brown.

Monday, 14 March 2022

Alexandria, art

This artwork is on the side of a warehouse along Bowden Street, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. It was created in 2015 by Sydney-based graffiti artist Elliott Routledge also known as Numskull.

Sunday, 13 March 2022

Waverley, statue

This marble statue stands in the grounds of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital, located along Birrell Street, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It stands in the garden in  front of the E. Vickery Memorial Building, which was gifted to the Methodist Church for use as a private hospital in 1919.

Saturday, 12 March 2022

Camperdown, University of Sydney, New Law School Building

 The New Law School Building is located along Eastern Avenue in the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. It was and designed by architectural firm Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp and completed in 2009. It features a double skin curtain wall, cavity facade system with operable louvres which change according to the position of the sun to regulate the interior temperature.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 11 March 2022

Alexandria, Sydney Park, pond

 
Sydney Park is a former brickworks which has been transformed into a large recreational area with wetlands, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The stepping stones allow walkers to cross this pond.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday, Weekend ReflectionsGarden AffairFloral Friday Foto.

Thursday, 10 March 2022

Pyrmont, Johnstons Bay, bench

 
  A sunset view across Johnstons Bay to the western pylon of the Anzac Bridge and industrial silos at Glebe Island at Rozelle from Pirrama Park, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. Some of the benches around the bay have messages on them such as "A place they called Pirrama", the name used by the indigenous inhabitants, the Gadigalmeaning 'rocking stone'
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 9 March 2022

Maroubra, surf shop


This surf shop at Maroubra Beach is located along Marine Parade, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. The building was formerly a tram shelter at the Maroubra Bay Tram Terminus for tram services which ran from the city from 1921 to 1961.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the World, Picture Perfect Party.

Tuesday, 8 March 2022

Arncliffe, public school


Arncliffe Public School is located along the Princes Highway, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. It was established in 1861 as the West Botany School. The name was changed to Arncliffe Public School in 1885 with heritage listed buildings such as this one constructed in the early twentieth century.

Monday, 7 March 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.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayThrough My LensPink SaturdayFloral Friday FotoGarden Affair. 

Sunday, 6 March 2022

Waverley, statue

This marble statue stands in the grounds of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital, located along Birrell Street, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. It stands in front 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 Sunday, InSPIREd Sunday, My Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday, 5 March 2022

George Street, QVB light rail stop

Looking south down George Street on a rainy night from the QVB light rail stop, between the Queen Victoria Building and Hilton Hotel.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 4 March 2022

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Ramsgate Beach, groyne


This rock groyne is located on Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach. It is one of the sea walls along Lady Robinson Beach that have been built to protect the sandy foreshore. A marker and light sits at the end of the groyne and a sign warns of the danger and for people to keep off the rock wall.
Linked to: Signs, SignsThankful Thursday.

Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Bronte, bay


A couple of swimmers in the calm waters of Bronte Baths, at the southern end of Bronte Beach, watch the rough surf pound the rocks in Nelson Bay in the eastern suburb of Bronte.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldPicture Perfect Party.

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Surry Hills, Prince Alfred Park, rainbow walkway (Theme Day: Solitude)

 
A solitary man walks along the rainbow walkway in Prince Alfred Park, in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. It was installed in 2021 as a reminder both for how far the LGBTQI+ community has come and how far it has to go. The building behind it is Inner Sydney High School which opened in 2021 on the former site of Cleveland Street High School.
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