Angela Brinn, the woman behind “Lady Garden Flowers” lives on Dangar Island but that doesn’t stop her going to Sydney Market to buy her flowers.
The Dangar Island Ferry is just pulling into the public wharf, as Angela walks sleepily … Read the rest
Toongabbie, a suburb in western Sydney, wasn’t a place I’d considered exploring. However, when a friend discovered a Sri Lankan community in Toongabbie, she suggested I take a look. So, here I am, on the train looking forward to exploring … Read the rest
This morning I head East to one of the most affluent suburbs of Sydney, Vaucluse. The forecast is for a hot day, and I’m looking forward to a coastal breeze as well as wide views across the harbour.
My bus … Read the rest
Perhaps you are asking “What is The Goods Line, Sydney?” Well, it’s a pedestrian and bicycle pathway in the centre of the city. The result of a creatively converted disused and unsightly rail corridor it is now a vibrant public … 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
The Coal Loader in Waverton is a place I know of but have never visited. One of the few disadvantages to living on the Hawkesbury River, is that once I’m home there’s little incentive to leave. This project to discover … 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
The word Woolloomooloo appears to derive from one of two Aboriginal words, one meaning place of plenty and the other meaning young black kangaroo. No matter the origin, it’s a difficult word to spell and in the past, has just … Read the rest