I have always wanted to visit Reverse Garbage but somehow never got there. It is located in the Addison Road Centre, which during my last discovery (of Marrickville), I realised is a blog post in its own right. Technically … 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
I’ve been to Auburn many times, and am looking forward to revisiting favourite places and discovering new ones. Read on and discover this multicultural Western Sydney suburb with me.
I start by exploring the little shops along Rawson Street. In … Read the rest
Today I’m off to Balmain. By ferry. I’ve cobbled together two walking guides and am looking forward to learning more about the history and architecture that awaits me.
A brief background. Situated on a small peninsula, water transport … Read the rest
My research has turned up a few surprises. Apart from the multicultural nature of Bankstown, I am looking for a WW ll bunker, a kiddie’s railway and a restaurant housed in train carriages.
Multiculturalism in Bankstown
A woman is carrying … Read the rest
Earlier this year, when I came to Blacktown for an Urban Theatre production, I passed an Ethiopian restaurant. That’s when I decided I had to find out more about Blacktown. And so here I am on the train feeling more … Read the rest
Bronte is next on my journey of discovery. A strange choice maybe, but I’ve discovered that Waverly Cemetery has a Bronte address. I’ve never been there and am keen to visit. I also want to see the sea again. And … Read the rest
Living on the northern outskirts of Sydney it will take me three hours, two trains and a ferry to reach Bundeena (on the South side), but as I’ve never been there, it is definitely worth the effort. I only hope … Read the rest
As the train approaches Cabramatta I start to have doubts about this project. My challenge is to visit, photograph and document how I experience one suburb every fortnight. Cabramatta is the first.
Why Cabramatta? Well, I’ve been there before and … Read the rest
Chippendale is my destination today. My rough itinerary includes art, recent history and a tasty meal. Only 0.7 square kilometres in area, Chippendale has become a trendy destination with its vibrant art scene and the newish Spice Alley. But more … Read the rest