A touch of nostalgia — photos I took in October 2008

These come from the photoblog that I started after my friend Sirdan gave me his old digital camera! They are thus from 13 years ago!

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Central Station, Eddy Avenue — SGHS students heading for the trains. Now there are tram lines here!
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Hay and Pitt Street pedestrian crossing
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Jacaranda, East Redfern
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Ward Park, Surry Hills
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A Surry Hills lane
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Moore Park, Sydney Boys High on a cold spring day
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The English staff room, Sydney Boys High. The desk next to this sink was mine at one time!

Various lockdown hacks and escapes — 69 — revisiting old haunts October 2011

The third and last from ten years back — a train trip to Sydney and Surry Hills, Oxford Street and old friends.

Train sequences — people watching to pass the time

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Crown Street Surry Hills:

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On Oxford Street:

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Ray outside the Midnight Shift
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Sirdan and Ray, Midnight Shift

Various lockdown hacks and escapes — 68 — more photos from October 2011

10 October

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Mount Kembla from the house next-door to me.

12 October

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Sunrise from the Yum Yum Cafe, West Wollongong.

15 October

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From my window.

16 October

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Sunset — from my window.

25 October

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From my window.

30 October

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Sunrise from my balcony.

31 October

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Sunrise.

The next post will have highlights from the missing days, which include a trip to Sydney.

Various lockdown hacks and escapes — 67 — so many good photos in October 2011!

I have really enjoyed revisiting this archive, and may do more than one post from it. But first, stats for the last month: In September the blog averaged 44 visits a day. The most viewed posts in September were:

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What I saw in October 2011

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A collage of my photos from October 2011

Let’s go back to the first week of October 2011:

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Images of me 1968 – 2011

Now what I was seeing from my place here in West Wollongong, 2 October:

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On 3 October I posted Wollongong Hellenic Club – all you can eat Friday! Ah, memories of the lovely Sophia and her generous food! Sadly just a memory now…

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The best lamb shank ever!

5 October — Wollongong City Beach:

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6 October: lunch at the Five Islands Brewery:

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Windy day at City Beach:

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Then 7 October: Mount Keira Road 8.30 am Saturday. I was proud of these!

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