Tag: Sydney

  • The Longest Queue

    The Longest Queue

    “You’re so dodgy” my friend said to me when I told her how I’d once jumped the queue to get into the Marigold in Sydney’s Chinatown. “If you go up the escalator, there’s a goods lift which takes you to the kitchen area, and you just walk through”, I told her.… Read the rest

  • Why you should get up early

    Why you should get up early

    If you live in Sydney, or you’re visiting Sydney, here’s why you should get up early and visit Circular Quay.

    Circular Quay offers the harbour, the bridge, the Opera House and so much more.… Read the rest

  • Back on the beers

    Back on the beers

    There’s a pub at Taylor Square in Sydney called “The Oxford” which I’ve visited on many, many occasions. Back in the 90s, it was a gay pub and it was always packed to the rafters.… Read the rest

  • Life Right Now

    Life Right Now

    Some of the best views to be found in Sydney are at train stations.

    View from the station at Circular Quay in Sydney.
    View from Milson’s Point Station, Sydney

    I’d forgotten how wonderful it is to cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and to get on and off at Milson’s Point Station.… Read the rest

  • New Year’s Day

    New Year’s Day

    “How was your week?”, my cousin Matthew asked me at Ballina Airport this afternoon. “Pretty relaxing, considering I was working most days”, I told him. Since arriving home on Christmas Day I’ve been pretty much connected to my phone and computer most days.… Read the rest

  • Random Sydney Driver

    Random Sydney Driver

    “Can I take your picture? I’ll laminate it and put it on my car”, the man said to me, as I stopped and looked at his “unique” vehicle. I’ve reached the point in life where I’m more likely to say, “Sure, why not?”,… Read the rest

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