You might recall a few months ago, I wrote about the widespread sadness in my part of Surry Hills / Redfern about the closure of our long-term bakery local, Baker’s Bun. Though I should stress, it wasn’t so much the loss of a local business, it … Continue reading Surry Hills Bakery
Though it’s been a few years since one of my “discarded” posts, I’ve been keeping an eye out for new and interesting stuff left in the back laneway of my apartment in Surry Hills. Sadly, there hasn’t been anything as “interesting” as some of the … Continue reading Discarded
If you’re a Sydney-sider and you’re told you’re going to “Christmas in July at The Carrington”, you immediately think of The Carrington Hotel in The Blue Mountains. Though my memory is a little sketchy, I remember once doing that. Indeed, it’s the first thing you’ll … Continue reading Christmas in July in Surry Hills
The last few weeks have been “super busy” with work-related trips to Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. Having spent so much time “on the road”, I’ve pretty much lost my normal “travel bug”. There’ll be more travel to come, but in the meantime, it’s been really … Continue reading Food and Views
Having spent a week in Hobart, I thought I’d share a few memorable photographs from my time there.
As I sat, sipping on a glass of wine at The Brick Factory, I received an instant message from Damien, asking where I was planning to have dinner tonight . “Spooky”, I replied, “I was just going through your email thinking exactly the same thing”. He … Continue reading New Sydney Hotel, Hobart
It’s over 18 months since the last time I visited Hobart. Sue and I visited during November 2013, around Melbourne Cup time when the weather was glorious. Though I was anticipating some rather bleak weather this time around (rain and perhaps snow are forecast) the … Continue reading Hobart at Night