Let me take you on a walk through the suburb of Lidcombe in Sydney which has changed its name three times, each time in an effort to distinguish itself from the neighbouring cemetery. First known as Haslam’s Creek, it was … Read the rest
Liverpool is a long way out. The distance puts people off. I have worked in Liverpool and often visited a friend who lived here but have never really explored the suburb. Today I’ll find out what more there is to … Read the rest
It’s time I went out west again, so today I am alighting at Parramatta. It is the second oldest city in Australia and I’m expecting a pleasant walk with some history thrown in. Join me, as I explore the Sydney … Read the rest
The forecast temperature for Penrith in Sydney’s West is always a few degrees higher than in the rest of Sydney. Today is no exception – it is likely to reach 31o with an afternoon storm. Hopefully the forecast is … Read the rest
Toongabbie, a suburb in western Sydney, wasn’t a place I’d considered exploring. However, when a friend discovered a Sri Lankan community in Toongabbie, she suggested I take a look. So, here I am, on the train looking forward to exploring … 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
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