Thursday, April 21, 2016

Sydney sign in yellow


Yep this is Sydney in case you had forgotton, in front of the convict designed St James Supreme Court.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Hanging out the washing


Martin Place this morning getting ready for a promotion for Kit and Ace. "Canadian technical cashmere experts Kit and Ace continue their pursuit for Australian domination with a new store opening in the heart of Sydney in Martin Place, which will be the brand’s first international tailor shop in the country. The 360 square metre retail space will offer more of the same classic tailoring and technical details Kit and Ace have become known for, but will feature a Technical Atelier, a workshop for up-and-coming local designers. Part tailor shop, part design lab, the Technical Atelier is a hub of innovation where Designers in Residence capture fresh trends and local input to create new styles."

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Knitted doric column


The Art Gallery is getting in on the knitting fad. What next - the Harbour Bridge?

Monday, April 11, 2016

View from airport lounge


Waiting at the airport with those iconic red tails. Still the safest - thanks Rain Man.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Dog driving truck.


Outside Roses cafe in Goulburn. Yep.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Yackandandah Street Parade


I love Yack, down here for the annual music festival. They kick off with a street parade, this year's theme - circus.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Queen in harbour


The Queen Elizabeth moored at the Overseas Passenger Terminal. Bound for Yorkey's Knob, then Rabaul, Cebu and Hong Kong. Friends were sailing.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Hunt for Red February


Submarine in Sydney Harbour, don't know which one - as it does not have markings. Australia has a Collins-class fleet. Looking to buy some new ones for about 1 billion each.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Eucalyptus Grandis


This tree can grow to be the tallest tree in the state. (85m). It is in my front yard and it needs a haircut. Some limbs are widowmakers. Who are your going to call ... tree loppers.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Chinese New Year Sydney 2016


Martin Place is setting up for the start of the celebrations tonight. Kung he fat choy.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Room with a view


Lighthouse keepers cottage Barrenjoey lighthouse.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The big sheep


This is one of the many 'Big' things that country towns erect to attract visitors. This ram is at Goulburn about 2 hours drive south of Sydney. Australia used to rely on wool exports, it was said 'we rode on the sheep's back'.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Morning mass at St Marys


Morning mass today, the christmas trees placed in rows created a fresh smell.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

P&O Ships in the harbour


The Pacific Pearl, Pacific Jewel and Pacific Dawn escorted new sister ships Pacific Eden and Pacific Aria into Sydney Harbour today. Here are three with the HMAS Canberra docked at Wooloomooloo.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Industrial Court NSW


The Industrial Relations Commission at 47 Bridge St. This is the Macquarie St side. The NSW Industrial Relations Commission is the court which hears matters relating to the workplace. Lovely old court, sold to developers for another hotel above it.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Picnikers at Hanging Rock


Look closely at these picnic people - notice anything strange? Hanging Rock is not in Sydney, but about 10 hours South. Worth a visit. It is a bit spooky.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wine country


At Pokolbin, in the Hunter region north of Sydney.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Beehive building Newcastle


The beehive building off Hunter St in Newcastle.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Kangaroos and Hot Air Balloon


Early morning in the Hunter Valley, about 2 hours drive north of Sydney.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Hawkesbury River Rail Bridge


The mighty Hawkesbury River is north of Sydney, it defines the northern boundary. This rail bridge was opened in 1946, replacing an earlier structure.