Category Archives: art

street art and decoration

On my walking (or running when I’m healthy) commuter route to work there have been a few recent additions to the streetscape. The two sculptures above have been installed by North Sydney Council. Each interesting in its own way. “What … Continue reading

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the perfect film

Easter Sunday. “…the perfect film…” said my partner, as we sat in Milk Bar dowwnstairs at the Dendy Theatre, Newtown. She had just polished off a delicious-looking apple & rhubarb crumble, which I declined her offer to share because I … Continue reading

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Just near where I work in Rat City is a technical college, now called Sydney Institute of Technology, but formerly Sydney Technical College. It has a lovely old brick and sandstone building, as well as some horrible newer ones. The … Continue reading

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I don’t know much about art, but . . .

My work organisation has moved into a new building, designed by a well-known architect. The less said about that, the better. The building isn’t finished and there’s swarms of trades people around the place trying to get it ready for … Continue reading

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The new Chinatown

I love this gate at the entrance to the children’s playground in Chatswood Park. It’s street art such as this that really enriches a community, I reckon. [gate at the entrance to the children’s play area in Chatswood Park] I … Continue reading

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return mail

I send quite a lot of postcards to my daughter, daiskmeliadorn, who is living in England for a few years. I reckon there’s something nice about reading “hard copy” (I read books myself, not an e-reader) and when you’ve got … Continue reading

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My Sunday challenge

It’s Sunday. My favourite time of the week is from 07:00 to 08:00 today. I have bought a fruit bun (or two, or more) from the Lindfield bakery, and I sit in the car with a coffee and a book … Continue reading

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