I’m going to Summer Hill on the recommendation of a friend. Apparently, there’s a good place to lunch and grand old houses. Apart from that I have no idea what to expect. At Summer Hill Station, I have a vague … Read the rest
Having spent days exploring Surry Hills with my little grandson means that the streets and laneways of this inner-city Sydney suburb are quite familiar to me. While Surry Hills is gentrifying, there is an edgy feel to the place.
What… Read the rest
On my way to the Sydney suburb of Taren Point, I meet a friend at the station. He tells me that he used to sail south of Sydney near Taren Point at the St George Sailing club. My plan is … 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