Sunday, September 30, 2012

Fun Run Sydney

Runners on Macquarie St outside the 'Con'

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Deutsche Bank Building 2

A look inside the forecourt of the Deutsche Bank building. 'Deutsche Bank Place is a 240m skyscraper in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is located at 126 Phillip Street (corner of Hunter Street) in the north-eastern end of the central business district, across the road from Chifley Tower. Construction began in 2002 and was completed in 2005. The building's architect is Norman Foster of Foster and Partners.' Wiki

Friday, September 28, 2012

Sailing on Sydney Harbour

A fisherman baits his hook while a boat sails by.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Etch Restaurant

On Bridge St in the Intercontinental Hotel is the entrance to this restaurant, sadly closed.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sandringham gardens

Wisteria is well out in Sydney, our spring officially starts on 1st September. I think it should be in line with the Northern Hemisphere on the solstice. Now it is really spring weather in Sydney.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Art and About Sydney

A beautiful spring day in Sydney. Lots of viewers in Hyde Park at lunchtime for the annual Art and About exhibition.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Australia Square lunchtime

A sunny lunch in the rear court of the square, just off Pitt St.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Bus tours around Sydney

Citysightseeing tours run bus tours around Sydney, with commentary. The buses are Metro Cammel Weymann built in Birmingham in the 1980s, sent to Hong Kong and brought to Australia in 2000. The top has been cut off.

Saturday, September 22, 2012


Kookaburra - what a great name - just like their laugh.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Shoes in Martin Place

These shoes represent pedestrians killed in Sydney. Fatality Free Friday

Thursday, September 20, 2012

EK Holden in Sydney

Here is a fabulous EK series Holden in Bathurst Street Sydney. EK models were powered by a 138 cubic inches (2,260 cc) inline six-cylinder engine, producing 75 brake horsepower (56 kW). Woah! The first Holden to have a fully Automatic gearbox the - Hydra-matic.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Kings Cross Art

Some blackboard graffiti on a temporary hoarding in Kings Cross.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Bistro Papillion 2

Another view of this charming bistro 98 Clarence Street Sydney. Business hours Monday | Lunch Tuesday - Friday | Lunch & Dinner Saturday | Dinner Sunday | Closed (02) 9262 2402

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Paddington Art

A sculpture in the back streets of Paddington. Sitting Pretty by Kevin Norton.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Sydney Party Balloons

A celebration in Hyde Park at lunchtime.

Friday, September 14, 2012

The Lighthorse Hotel Paddington

This geometric pattern caught my eye as I was passing this upmarket pub.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Post Box in Sydney

The Australia Post symbol looking at the Northern end of the Queen Victoria Building.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

View with a room

Overlooking Market Street is this handy lounge as you enter David Jones.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Beggar in the Rain

A sad sight on the footpath is a beggar in a kneeling position.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Man on a box

Hard to notice but this guy climbed onto a traffic box maybe to get a better view around him. A bit like Crocodile Dundee when he visits New York.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Commonwealth Bank Sculptures

Commonwealth Bank Sculptures on George Street. I tried to find out their sculptor but struck out. It was belting down with rain this day, they look like they are huddled.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Crossing in the rain

Rain in Sydney Pedestrian crossing - corner George Street and Market Street. Above is the monorail track. Soon to be taken down to the joy of many Sydneysiders.

Friday, September 7, 2012


Today is the end of Legacy week. Out in force are all the armed forces collecting for Legacy. Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering financially and socially after the incapacitation or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service. They currently care for 100,000 widows and 1,900 children and disabled dependants throughout Australia.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Bistro Papillion

On Clarence Street is the Bistro Papillion. Good spot for lunch.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Air Asia from Sydney

Islands north of Australia

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Best clouds

Looking out of the rear of an Airbus A330, through the tiny window at the clouds. Cabin Pressure button - wonder what it does?

Monday, September 3, 2012

Sydney International Airport Departure Lounge

Inside the Sydney International Airport Departure Lounge.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Sydney Airport

Inside Sydney Airport there is free internet.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Cutest dogs

Avalon Parade, woman with some cute dogs. Part of the City Daily Photo Theme for September -People watching. See others here.