Tag: darlinghurst

  • 9.00pm Friday in Sydney

    9.00pm Friday in Sydney

    Even on a Friday night, it can be hard to find somewhere to eat in Sydney after nine o’clock.

    This is not a new thing, but it seems to have worsened since COVID, with many restaurants closed.… Read the rest

  • Fresh Views

    Fresh Views

    There were two thirty-something guys walking down a street in Darlinghurst this morning. As I watched them walk, and then stop for a cuddle and a kiss, and then walk again, I remember once being like them.… Read the rest

  • Open for business

    Open for business

    After catching up with a mate last night at my “local” pub, I caught the bus to Darlinghurst for what I thought might have been the return of Harbour City Bears.… Read the rest

  • Big Friday Night

    Big Friday Night

    “You had a big night”, one of my friends said to me over lunch on the weekend, remarking that we’d corresponded a few times by messenger. “You were at The Bears, and then you were at Palms”, he said.… Read the rest

  • Sydney’s Lockout

    Sydney’s Lockout

    I got excited yesterday morning. I heard on the radio there were going to be a bunch of late night parties around Sydney to celebrate the end of the “lock-out”.

    The lock-out was introduced six years ago, in response to a series of alcohol-related violent attacks.… Read the rest

  • Thursday Night On oxford Street

    Thursday Night On oxford Street

    Though I know Jacaranda trees are considered a “pest” in many parts of Australia, because they’re an introduced species, I love them. Maybe it’s because I’m originally from the NSW North Coast, and nearby Grafton is considered the “Jacaranda Capital of Australia”?
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