More than one Sydney suburb has a distinct Italian flavour. Haberfield is one. Five Dock, today’s destination, is another. The bus drives along busy Parramatta Road past Five Dock Auto, a Five Dock Dentist, Five Dock Tiles and Five Dock … 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
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
Harris Park has been called Little India. But it is more than that. A suburb of Parramatta, it is steeped in history, and if you enjoy Indian food, quite the place to visit. (Description of “Little India” further down this … Read the rest
I live in the Hornsby Shire and shop weekly at the Hornsby Shopping Centre and yet, a little research reveals that I scarcely know this Northern Suburb of Sydney.
The train line divides Hornsby into a Western and Eastern side. … Read the rest
Some call Hurstville in Sydney’s South, Sydney’s real Chinatown. Today, I’ll find out for myself if that’s an apt description.
Hurstville Railway Station
Expecting a sleepy little station, I’m surprised when the train pulls up at a busy, modern platform … Read the rest