Shared with Philip Costello and his then partner. Philip is now married to Timothy Klinger and they live in New York.
Here’s a recycle. While M and I no longer live together, much remains of what we began 27 years ago!
Redfern Visions 11: George Street
This is the second-last of the set from my walk yesterday. I mentioned I lived in George Street for a year. It has changed, especially on the other side of the road, with quite a bit of new development and some more in train, but what I have concentrated on are the things that have not changed much since 1990-1991 when M and I lived here.
And here are some more related memories.
Redfern Visions 26: East Redfern 4
Now we are back near Cleveland and Elizabeth Streets, going towards the Surry Hills Shopping Village (aka Redfern Mall) through the back streets.
This is Morehead Street, which I first got to know way back in 1985 when two of my first gay friends from The Britannia Hotel lived there – Philip and Dean. They were much younger than I was – 21 and 19 respectively — but took me, a neophyte, under their wing, as it were. Later, in 1990, M and I were to take a room at Philip’s place in George St Redfern, our first joint address.
Facebook does it for me again…
… Facebook has delivered both as “friends” in the past few days! One lives in New York, and the other in East Timor – and bemedalled as well though I am not sure what that is about. And here they are as I first knew them, pretty much.
Both have stories to tell and both I greatly admire and recall with real warmth. Good to see that they have got on so well these days.
Twenty and more years ago
M in China pre-1989
M in Sydney 1990