Can’t Evict an Idea

Occupy Sydney during 2011-12 defined their points with recycled cardboard boxes on Martin Place, a pedestrian area in downtown Sydney.   On this rainy day, I watched while police systematically dismantled the cardboard box barricades and the Occupy Sydney team responded by hastily shifting position, moving their cardboard space definers to confound the police.  Continue reading “Can’t Evict an Idea”

Brisbane Municipal Swimming Baths founded 1889

Australian swimmers have trained here for more than a century.  Olympians, almost champions and recreational swimmers. The municipal baths were opened by the mayor of Brisbane, James Hipwood.  A Brisbane history website reports that the city’s residents welcomed refreshing swim or shower.  The pool was filled and drained daily.

Sydney Botanic Gardens

Met marvelous painter Charlotte Thodey at the pyramid that houses tropical plants in Sydney’s botanical  gardens.  Weird chattering flying foxes shelter in the botanic garden trees, considered a nuisance by some. Heliconias, orchids of miniscule to generous size, rubber trees, ferns, jasmine displayed in several glassed spaces. The gardens extend to the harbour area, aContinue reading “Sydney Botanic Gardens”

Melbourne in the State of Victoria

Through countryside that resembles eastern Oregon or northern California without the mountains, I rode the CountryLink train South, South West from Sydney to Melbourne, an all-day ride.  Only sour moment was receiving a packet of imitation espresso powder and a cup of hot water when I expected brewed coffee at least. After 10 days inContinue reading “Melbourne in the State of Victoria”

Congee Beach to Bondi Beach

Last week of January, 2012, I hopped on a bus to Congee Beach and walked up the coast line on a really nicely constructed walking path that skirts the coast for 6 KM up to Bondi Beach. The point north of Congee is notable for a metal and concrete memorial to the Australians killed inContinue reading “Congee Beach to Bondi Beach”

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