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Juanita Nielsen Walking Tour
“I never knew about the dossiers”, I told friends as we sat and enjoyed a beer at the iconic “Bourbon and Beefsteak” in Sydney’s Kings Cross last night.
We were chatting, relaxing and reflecting, having just been on a historical walking tour related to the 1975 death of 38-year old journalist, Juanita Nielsen. … Read the rest “Juanita Nielsen Walking Tour”
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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.… Read the rest “Recent Views”
Kings Cross Stories
Though there have been a few of these before-hand, focussing on the 50s, 60s and 70s, I’ve only only recently discovered “Kings Cross Stories”.
The event is described thus:
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Join iconic and ‘ordinary’ locals as they bring Kings Cross’ unique character to life with stories, live music and film. This special series produced by artist and performer, Vashti Hughes, will take us on a journey through the decades.
Two Delightful Hours
If you would have asked me yesterday if I was keen to attend a gallery opening in a Kings Cross car park, I would have definitely said no.
For the past week I’ve been pretty crook. I haven’t been sleeping well. I haven’t been eating well. I swear, I have the world’s biggest cold sore on my lip.… Read the rest “Two Delightful Hours”
Kings Cross Sydney
“How old do you think she is?” I was asked tonight by a friend and colleague. “At least seventy”, I said, “I often see her riding her gopher (scooter) around the streets of Surry Hills”. “At first she seemed apprehensive when she was driving it on major roads, but now she seems quite confident”, I added.… Read the rest “Kings Cross Sydney”
Sunday in The Cross
Sunday was such a great day.
After waking mid-morning, I dropped Sam a text message to make arrangements to head off to the Kings Cross Festival.
As I went last year and really enjoyed it, and as Sam lives locally, I suggested the festival asa fun excuse for us to catch up.… Read the rest “Sunday in The Cross”