Monday, April 14, 2014

Fat ship HMAS Canberra


The new Australian Navy ship - known as a Fat Ship. HMAS Canberra is the biggest warship the Royal Australian Navy has ever had. It is a Landing Helicopter Dock and is docked at Wooloomooloo. Happy Easter everyone I am on a break.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Big Sunday


Surf's up today, cyclone influence from Queensland? A bit gloomy- summer is over!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

That Jacaranda Tree


In Hyde Park I am going to keep an eye on this tree.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Martin Place early morning


Nice light on this day, one of my favorite parts of Sydney.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Niagara Cafe Gundagai


A classic Greek-owned country cafe.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Gundagai Post Office


Built in 1880 on Sheridan Street. About 4 hours south of Sydney and 5 miles from the Dog on the Tuckerbox!

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Rivareno Gelato Darlinghurst


Best gelato in Sydney? You can often find a queue outside this Crown Street shop. Gelato made on premises.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The whole tooth


Dental surgery off Crown Street. Cute name.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Ange Takats


The fabulous Australian singer Ange Takats in Yackandandah courthouse, singing about failed love in Minnesota. (to see the video on YouTube click here) She used to be a foreign correspondent in Bangkok. Part of the triangle theme for April - to see more click on the link at the City Daily Photo link.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Street fountain


At Taylors Square. (near the old Gilligan's Island)

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Beechworth Bakery


Just celebrating its 30th year, gotta try the Snicker-doodles.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Lonely telephone box


Telstra. Still servicing the bush, at Jugiong.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Kanga Bangers


yep, roo sausages. Tasty.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Main Street of Yackandandah


A parade after a big rain storm.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The man from Yackandandah


The first sight as I pulled into town was this smartly dressed rider.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Yackandandah


Today on my road trip I have arrived at the exotically named town of Yackandandah or simply Yack to the locals. An old gold town that is beautifully preserved.

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Great Australian Ute


Time for a road trip south of Sydney. Today I am heading off down the Hume Highway for a 8 hour drive, first stop is Yass after 4 hours. Here in the main street is the quintessential Aussie car - a Holden ute or utility. Note the red dust on the back and the roo bar on the front.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Maltese Cafe


310 Crown St is this long time cafe since 1952. There is a large Maltese community in Sydney.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sydney Liquor


Brighton Hotel on Oxford

Friday, March 21, 2014

Sydney Corner Pub


The Pub or Public House is a Sydney institution. Go inside and order a 'Schooner' (425ml) or 'Middy'(285ml) of 'New' (a popular lager style beer).