Monday, October 31, 2011

At the racecourse

Tomorrow is the day a race stops the nation.
The Melbourne Cup means that every workplace will have a sweepstakes,
stop work and watch the big race about 3.00pm.
Good luck to all you punters!

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Entrance sign

The entrance to the Governor's residence. Yes we are still ruled by the crown. Comments?

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Green pastures

Friday Afternoon Sydney. Is there a better place to spend the arvo?

Friday, October 28, 2011

Governor's Residence

In the grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens is this stately mansion. Currently occupied by the Governor of NSW, Marie Bashir.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

New Gazebo

This is a new building in the gardens, is it a gazebo, a folly, a shelter; what do you call these things?

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Light on the Traveller's Club

In front of the MLC building is the Commercial Traveller's Club.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011


Can you hear the music, someone is calling.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Refugee from 'The Con'

Taking a rest in the Gardens, adjacent to the SYDNEY CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC, was this exhausted cellist.

Weekly Top SHOT

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Harbour vista from gardens

Looking through the greenery across to the north shore.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Last Wave

'The Last Wave' - Title of a great Sydney film by Peter Weir, this wave is outside the Museum of Sydney.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Sydney Jet Boat

On the east shore of the Quay these intrepid souls await a bone jarring ride.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Puzzle Board Martin Place

All the pieces fit, just like in life.

Part of Art and About.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

A contagion of cupcakes

These sinister people were about to hand out some treats to promote the release of the latest Hollywood blockbuster.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Occupy Martin Place

This is part of the global protest against greed. It is only a small group at the top of Martin Place outside the Reserve Bank.

Our World Tuesday

Monday, October 17, 2011

Sunny Domain

The Domain is a place for the people, it is good to see people enjoying the fine spring weather.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Sunny St Mary's

On a sunny day the cathedral is a fine site, was against the waste of money for the new spires but now not so sure.
Scenic Sunday

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Library Reflection

The new Surry Hills Library in Crown St.

Weekend reflections.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Man in his Stall

A street vendor in Martin Place. He seems to cater for everything, where are the cigarettes?

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Girl on a railing

Waiting in Martin Place.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Water Turtle

A water spewing turtle in Archibald Fountain. Is it a turtle or Tortise?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Sunrise kids

This group of school children have gathered outside the TV studio of Sunrise, a morning breakfast show.

Monday, October 10, 2011


In Martin Place this group of were trying to piece together a puzzle, part of the Art and About series.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Palm Beach Inclement Weather

It's been a rainy October.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Ferry and Opera House

A beautiful Friday afternoon before a storm brought more rain.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Hyde Park - 3 Favourites

My three favorites from the Hyde Park - Art & About.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Hyde Park - Photography Display

Part of Art and About these photos are always spectacular. My favorites tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Town Hall and Net

Part of Art and About is this net across George Street at Town Hall, lighting changes the colour at night. Created by American artist Janet Echelman who has created a giant steel net.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Mystery Insect

Mozzies are getting bigger.
Mystery Object - City Daily Photo - October Theme
Click here to view thumbnails for all participants

Monday, October 3, 2011

The Great North Walk - Waratah

Waratahs are the state flower of NSW. Great to see some in the wild.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Great North Walk - Umina Beach 2

Lion Island sits guarding the entrance of the Hawkesbury River and the edge of Sydney proper at Barrenjoey. Where you can just make out the lighthouse.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

The Great North Walk - Umina Beach

Looking back toward Pearl Beach and across the mouth of the Hawkesbury. I am always amazed by the expanse of bushland.