Changes in Surry Hills and November done

Great to catch up with The Shakespeare Hotel and Sirdan yesterday. We both find the walk up Devonshire Street from Central Station rather more taxing than we did six years ago. And my, how Devonshire Street is changing, thanks to the Sydney Light Rail.


Surry Hills animation


There are deeper holes there now, and more of Devonshire Street is to be dug up in December. That last photo is looking up Devonshire from Chalmers Street. See ALTRAC confirm Ward Park compound moved and Surry Hills light rail work brought forward, Sydney light rail: All aboard for a new look Surry Hills and Transport Sydney Blog.

Well, averaging 41 views a day in November on this blog. Been hovering around that all year. The most viewed items in November have been:

  1. Home page / Archives 660 views in November 2016
  2. An unmitigated tragedy for the USA and the world 30
  3. All my posts 21
  4. Friday Australian poem: #NS6 – Mary Gilmore “Old Botany Bay” 20
  5. Tom Thumb Lagoon 17
  6. Restoration Australia: Keera Vale 16
  7. Ziggy’s House of Nomms 15
  8. We’re livin’ in the 70s – Wollongong High style 11
  9. A poem for Remembrance Day 9
  10. Rush of the “Isabella” 9
  11. Random Friday memory 17 – Caringbah 1965 9
  12. This post – thanks to Dion’s bus service! 8
  13. Rudderless: an excellent blind choice 7
  14. What was I up to in November 2011? Part 1 7
  15. Tangible link to the convict ship “Isabella” and the immigrant ship “Thames” 7
  16. Bicentenary of Dharawal massacre in Appin area 7
  17. What was I really up to in November 2000? 6
  18. Leonard Cohen 6
  19. Wollongong High’s centenary, my family history, WW1 6
  20. What was I up to in December 2000? 6