Kirribilli a suburb covering an area of half a square kilometre, has two functioning wharfs. A third, Beulah Street Wharf, is a known fishing spot. This is fitting as the name Kirribilli comes from the Aboriginal word “Kiarabilli” meaning good … Read the rest
Liverpool is a long way out. The distance puts people off. I have worked in Liverpool and often visited a friend who lived here but have never really explored the suburb. Today I’ll find out what more there is to … Read the rest
Regular readers will know that I am drawn to street art. Today I am off to St Peter’s where I know I will find street art and perhaps a whole lot more.
Chimney Stacks and Street Art
From the top … Read the rest
This week it is back to the Inner West of Sydney, to the suburb of Ashfield. My research has me on the lookout for parks, historic buildings and a cultural mix. I wonder what else I will find in this … Read the rest
The perfect way to get to Watson’s Bay is by ferry. However, because I made a mistake with the timetable, I am on a rather crowded bus, winding through the Eastern Suburbs of Double Bay, Rose Bay and Vaucluse. There … Read the rest
Narrabeen is far from my home and it will take me 2 hours, 2 trains and 2 buses to reach the beachside suburb for today’s exploratory walk. I am comfortable catching trains, less so when it comes to buses and … Read the rest
A friend tells me that Strathfield is “Little Korea”. My daughter says “people only go there to change trains or go to school”. Today I’ll find out who is right.
It is a cool, clear day. A few … Read the rest
I’m pretty excited about my excursion today. I am venturing to historic Windsor. Situated on the opposite end of the Hawkesbury River to where I live, it will take two hours to get there.
I have a good book to … Read the rest