There are three reasons to visit Emu Plains. I want to explore the Arms of Australia Inn Museum, visit the Penrith Regional Gallery and walk the other half of The Great River Walk as I walked the Penrith side when … Read the rest
When I heard about a new social enterprise in Fairfield, I made Fairfield my next suburb to explore. Having already planned to go today, I then discovered that it’s Ramadan. That could affect how my day pans out.
The Eastern… Read the rest
From where I live, it takes me two hours to reach Freshwater. But, a blog about suburban Sydney must include this and other beachside suburbs. To make the journey more pleasurable, I’ll get the ferry to Manly and walk through … Read the rest
When my friends told me that I could get there by ferry, Gladesville became my next suburban discovery. So here I am, on a sparkling Sydney morning, standing at the bow of a ferry leaving Circular Quay with the wind … Read the rest
I’ve been to Glebe a few times, always for a specific reason. Dinner with friends. The Saturday market. Today after a few weeks away, I’m looking forward to being a tourist again. As usual, I have a vague idea of … Read the rest
Granville, the site of the worst railway disaster in Australian history is my destination today. Feeling nervous, because not too long ago, bodies were found in the nearby Duck River, I step off the train at Clyde Station. And, I … Read the rest
Today I’m off to explore Gymea, the southern Sydney suburb whose name originates from the word used by local indigenous people for the Gymea Lily.
Stepping out of Gymea Station, I find myself in the Gymea shopping village. I’ll return … Read the rest
I almost didn’t visit Haberfield. You may well ask why. Well, research showed me that many food tours go there and every food blogger seems to have written about it.
However, a café (not mentioned in the food blogs) that … Read the rest