Recent Views

Though it can sometimes be cold, wet and miserable in Sydney during winter, it can also be totally awesome. And yesterday, in the midst of our visit to the NAIDOC Week Arts Festival, I took a brief walk out in the sunshine. I sat down, I closed my eyes, and just enjoyed the awesomeness of a clear winter day.

And as I opened my eyes, I noticed there was a new bar and restaurant at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.… Read the rest “Recent Views”

The higher view of Vivid in Sydney

Most years when my friend Sue and I visit Vivid, it’s either cold, or wet, or overly crowded (or usually all three at the same time). But tonight was different: the weather was fine (in fact, warm enough to take our jackets off), and things weren’t overly crowded.

Cahill Expressway View of Sydney's Vivid Festival
Cahill Expressway View of Sydney’s Vivid Festival
Photographic Crowd at Vivid
Photographic Crowd at Vivid
A festival of light for Hare Krishna devotees
A festival of light for Hare Krishna devotees
Vivid Festival in Sydney

Oh, and we did the “VIP Tour”.… Read the rest “The higher view of Vivid in Sydney”

Circular Quay, Sydney, views at dawn

Having woken early, and knowing the weather would be fine this weekend, I caught a train to Circular Quay ahead of sunrise. There weren’t too many people around. Just a handful of early morning walkers, and a couple of other people with an interest in photography.

When I arrived, one photographer (with a tripod) had already staked a place on the top level of the Overseas Passenger Terminal. As I left, another was on his way.… Read the rest “Circular Quay, Sydney, views at dawn”