Cabramatta Moon Festival

Though it takes about an hour to get from Central to Cabramatta via train, the trip is well worth it. Sue and I headed out today for the annual Moon Festival, which I understand is traditionally in Vietnam, a “mid-autumn celebration”.

Both physically and metaphorically, Cabramatta is “home” to many Australians with Vietnamese heritage, because it’s an area where many people settled, soon after they arrived here in the wake of the Vietnam war.… Read the rest “Cabramatta Moon Festival”

Cabramatta Food Walking Tour

Having lived in Surry Hills for almost eighteen years, I’d almost forgotten what it was like to have “normal shops”. Surry Hills is littered with restaurants, gourmet grocers, architects and the like. But if you needed to buy some fabric to knock up a frock (theoretically speaking), I think you would have to look further afield.… Read the rest “Cabramatta Food Walking Tour”