Tag: manly

  • Swedish National Day

    Swedish National Day

    A few months ago, a friend and former colleague sent me a “Thankyou/Swedish Care Package”, which consisted of some famous Swedish confectionary – Daim and Bilar – along with some yellow and blue balloons, and some Swedish flags (to be used at a Eurovision Party).… Read the rest

  • Over The Bridge

    Over The Bridge

    As we caught the L90 bus to Collaroy today, we travelled through the federal electorates of Warringah and Mackellar. Both have been safe Liberal seats for many years, but for possibly the first time, Warringah (held by Tony Abbott) could vote next weekend for an Independent, Zali Steggall.… Read the rest

  • Manly Saturday

    Manly Saturday

    I was running late, and so I paid a few extra dollars to catch the fast ferry. With only a few people on board, I couldn’t help but notice I was amongst a handful of middle aged nerdy blokes taking a close up look at one of the cruise ships at Sydney’s Circular Quay.… Read the rest

  • Manly Ferry

    Manly Ferry

    Is there anything as sublime as catching the Manly Ferry? It’s not too short that it feels like almost any commuter ferry. It’s not too long that you feel like you’ll never get there.… Read the rest

  • Circular Quay to Manly

    Circular Quay to Manly

    Manly really is seven miles from Sydney, and a thousand miles from care.

    I spent the afternoon with some friends at Manly’s 16-foot Skiff Club. A few drinks, a bite to eat, lots of good conversation.… Read the rest

  • Sydney Harbour

    As we caught the ferry back from an afternoon at Manly’s 16ft Skiff Club, we headed straight to the front of the vessel. I NEVER get sick of catching the Manly Ferry, though I’d imagine if I had to do it every day, it might get tiresome.… Read the rest

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