Confusingly, when arriving at Brooklyn on the northern outskirts of Sydney by train, you alight at Hawkesbury River Station. The small Sydney suburb of Brooklyn is squeezed between the Ku-ring-gai National Park and the Hawkesbury River. It looks and feels … 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
Caringbah, Sydney wasn’t on my list of Sydney Suburbs to visit. Well, not until I learnt about their “Walk the Walls” street art project. Having a soft spot for Street Art in Sydney, I am exploring Caringbah today.
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Did you know that Walter Burley Griffin (who designed Canberra) also designed the Sydney suburb of Castlecrag? I’m embarrassed to say that this was news to me, although as a migrant, perhaps I am forgiven. So, Castlecrag is my destination … 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
I seldom venture to suburbs south of Sydney. Today I am traveling two hours each way to Cronulla. As I cross the river from my home on Dangar Island I am delighted to see a pod of dolphins. The early … Read the rest
It’s only a short walk from Hawkesbury River Station to the Brooklyn Wharf and the Dangar Island Ferry. I live on Dangar Island and it is high time to “discover” this unusual suburb through a visitor’s eyes. With a local’s … Read the rest
I have eaten and seen a play or two in Darlinghurst. I even worked there for six weeks but I still don’t really know the suburb. Where does it end and Surry Hills begin? Today I will find out. Darlinghurst … Read the rest
How the Sydney suburb of Dee Why got its name is unclear. No one really knows, but what I am going to find out today is more about this northern beach suburb of Sydney. My route will mostly follow the … Read the rest