I’m going to Little Portugal, as Petersham is affectionately called and I can hardly wait for my Portuguese tart. My first stop will be Sweet Belem Cake Shop for coffee and a ‘pastel de nata’.
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I’ve been told that the Sydney suburb of Redfern, the long-time home to many Aboriginal people, has changed. I’ve been asked if Redfern is safe. It is a few years since I have been here and I have come to … Read the rest
The weather prediction is for showers. Hopefully they will be light. I am off to Rockdale. Another friend’s suggestion. Apparently, there’s an ethnic mix, an historic house and Balkan food. Let’s find out.
Rockdale is divided by … Read the rest
Regular readers will know that I am drawn to street art. Today I am off to St Peter’s where I know I will find street art and perhaps a whole lot more.
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A friend tells me that Strathfield is “Little Korea”. My daughter says “people only go there to change trains or go to school”. Today I’ll find out who is right.
It is a cool, clear day. A few … Read the rest
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.