I spent some time on the weekend as a “tour guide” for some friends visiting from the US. On Saturday, I took them to “Wendy’s Secret Garden” https://jamesobrien.id.au/2018/04/22/wendys-secret-garden/ and the “Cartoon Walk”, both at Lavender Bay. If you’re ever visiting Sydney, or have visitors, they’re both highly recommended things to do. Catch a train or ferry, and then walk around past Luna Park.
“Oh look, there’s Wendy, doing the washing up…”, my friend Sue commented, as she pointed towards the upstairs window of the house Wendy Whiteley has lived in for almost fifty years. Downstairs, at the entrance to the house, a number of women had gathered to read the sign declaring the NSW Government had promised to keep the garden open to the public. “I still wouldn’t trust a NSW politician to keep that promise, when there’s always the possibility of “developer money”, I said to Sue.… Read the rest “Wendy’s Secret Garden”