Saturday, November 30, 2013

Rainy Sydney

Sydney has had a wet spell, "The harbour city has already collected more than 150 millimetres of rain this month, the wettest since June, and is closing in on double the amount for a typical November of 83.6 millimetres." Here is the crossing at Park and George, QVB in the background.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Manly rescue monument

In the background was a group having a farewell picnic.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Manly Yacht Club

On the east side of Manly cove, a solid building.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Manly stand up paddleboards

The latest craze is S.U.P, good idea for summer?

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Manly skiff

Not sure if this is a skiff? View from Manly Yacht Club.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Fountain in The Corso Manly

Lots of fun for kids, The Corso is one of the great pedestrian streets of Sydney.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

The Ivanhoe Hotel

One of the big 3 hotels in Manly - newly refurbished.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Morning has broken

At last, after a lot of rain a sunny morning at Newport Beach. Taken while I wait for my bus.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Brass plaque in Sydney

Footpath sign in Kings Cross. Along my usual lunch walk route on Tuesdays.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Palm Beach cafe

At the Boathouse Palm Beach, should have a Michelin hat it is that good!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Boathouse at Palm Beach

Coffee art and a superb view, a wonderful place on a sunny Sydney day, watch the seaplanes land.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Avalon Market Day 2013

Amidst rainy days on Saturday the clouds parted and there was a sunny warm day in Avalon. One of the biggest markets in Sydney. Here is Bronwyn Bishop MP, the local member for Mackellar, also the Speaker for the House of Representatives. She is buying a raffle ticket off a bikie.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Clowns in Sydney

The Moscow circus is at Warriewood in Sydney. This clown is riding atop a car.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Riders stop on red

Do you obey the traffic signals on a bike?

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Big Red X building

New building on corner Hunter and Elizabeth Streets.

Friday, November 15, 2013

The Sydney Institute

What does this place do? A think tank? In Phillip St.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Cactus in Sydney

Outside the Customs House building at Circular Quay.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

That old jacaranda tree

Not as good as Steffe's great series on his old tree in Sweden.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Funky secondhand clothes

A new lifeline shop in Avalon, and I'm going to bust some tags ...

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Fountain in Sydney

Close up of the El Alamein up the Cross.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013

Inspiration ideas

Sign in Manly Corso, not sure about distances to these destinations, the busker was singing 'Redemption Song' in the background.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Vintage Kombi

Lola the kombi in Manly

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Manly Beach Lifeguards

We call them surf life savers. A vibrant group watching out over some swimmers at the South end of the beach.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Melbourne Cup in Sydney 2013

Today at 3pm the nation stops to watch a horse race. The Melbourne Cup. First run in 1861 it is now run on the first Tuesday in November. Here in Martin Place crowds are trying to place a bet. For the record it was won by Fiorente - trained by famous Sydneysider Gai Waterhouse.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Sydney wedding car

Rolling down the hill, probably from the Cerrutti Chapel at St Patrick's Manly this bridge and groom looked radiant.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Little Manly Beach

Tucked away on the harbour side is a beach I have never visited before. A sunny Sydney swimming day.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Great Ocean Road

A recent trip to the Great Ocean Road along Victoria's 'Shipwreck Coast'.

Friday, November 1, 2013


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