Sunday, June 30, 2013

Vietnam vet

Big crowd at this exhibit.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Eagle artwork

Back of the Huey chopper.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Hoodie man and Hat lady

Faces at the Avalon tattoo

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Chopper and dog

At the Avalon Tattoo - Vietnam era Huey Helicopter in background.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Eagle and Chopper

Tail of Huey chopper - at the Avalon Tattoo

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Army Cadets

At the Avalon Tattoo -future Australian army soldiers. Going on holidays today! Away for a few weeks - so if I don't respond you know why.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Army camouflage

At the Avalon Tattoo - every year for about 5 years this has been held in Dunbar Park. Just a note that I will be away for a few weeks so have posted lots of the Avalon Tattoo in advance - also apologies if I do not reply to comments.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Strange sky

Just on sunset over the water at Newport beach.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Dunbar Park Avalon

Going on a holiday and won't be able to check my blog for a few weeks. I have posted a series of photos taken on June 15 at the Avalon Tattoo, enjoy!

Friday, June 21, 2013

Newport Beach bus stop

Sorry another sunrise, waiting for my bus at Newport. Today is the shortest day for us antipodieans. Things can only get better!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Avalon Beach Surf Club

Now gone, a new club house is being built ... stay tuned. The paint scheme is courtesy of Baywatch, who were going to use this as their base, people power just like the Arab Spring moved them on.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Cafe with Courtyard

Zubi - even the name sounds funky. On a Sunday morning, out the back in the garden, bacon and egg broiche, funky young jazz band (with James Morrison's sons, newspapers... heaven.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Newport Community Centre

Modern design, well done Pittwater Council.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Building in the fog

Lots of foggy days lately. This is the Centrepoint tower emerging in the sky.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

End of the line

The last day of the Sydney monorail is June 30, 2013 I will shed a tear for a professional reason.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Bicycle in Sydney

View from above of this cyclist - with child in basket.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Citroen 2CV in Sydney

Spotted again this time in Newport. Love the number plate.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Rainy gutter in Sydney

These signs on the road are there to help tourists look right for traffic. It is so instinctive to look one way first, that first little step could be your last.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Minature Sydney

Vivid festival down near Walsh Bay, camera on miniature toy effect. Did it work?

Monday, June 10, 2013

Sydney Sandstone For Sale

The golden colours of the rock that Sydney is built on gives Sydney a warm feeling. The steps of the old Treasury.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

The Garden Palace Sydney

The gate to the Royal Botanic Gardens is stylised to reflect the garden palace. The Garden Palace was a large purpose-built exhibition building constructed to house the Sydney International Exhibition (1879)it burnt down in 1882.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Heritage Police Station

Former Police Station, 703 Bourke Street (designed by Walter Liberty Vernon) The ultimate lock-up and leave?

Friday, June 7, 2013

Gallipoli Mosque Auburn

Auburn is 'the loveliest town on the plain' named after a poem. Now very multicultural. The construction of the present mosque structure began in 1986. Its construction and external finishes were completed and officially opened on 28 November 1999, twenty years after the first opening. Auburn Gallipoli Mosque is the largest Mosque in Australia.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Swedish National Day

A Swedish Cider Tent at Taste of Sydney festival in March. Happy Sveriges nationaldag.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Conservatorium of Music Sydney

From the rose garden is the roofline of 'The Con" home to many aspiring musicians.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013

Night ferry on Sydney Harbour

On the free shuttle ferry on Vivid night, cool but great.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Rain leaf in Sydney

Rainy day Sunday in Sydney, is there anything longer than a cold wet Sunday? here is one of our London plane tree leafs, lonely in the rain. Was going to use this for my decay post.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Decay in Sydney

Between one of the busiest freeways into Sydney someone has made their home. Not sure it fits the theme of Decay but for other theme day entries click on the City Daily Photo link.