From my archive — and a relief from the news of our day!
A productive month! And I will throw in another video from my miniscule YouTube channel.
A set from Wesley Mission Uniting Church, formerly Wollongong Methodist Church, in Crown Street. The WW1 Honour Roll did make me do a double-take!
Present Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery was Minister at the time. His life story is an interesting one. I like him.
People tend to think of Redfern as the area near the railway station, particularly “The Block”. Redfern is bigger than that. This post and the next continue to focus on East Redfern, with images 2008-2011 from my photo blog.
Glimpses of St Saviour’s Anglican Church:
Dunnies — presumably no longer in use.
In Baptist Street:
People tend to think of Redfern as the area near the railway station, particularly “The Block”. Redfern is bigger than that. This and the next three posts focus on East Redfern, with images 2008-2011 from my photo blog. But first, a map.
The walk which follows is from November 2018. It begins at the Surry Hills and Redfern border (Cleveland Street) and goes south down Bourke Street to the new development in the former industrial area around Philip Street. The walker actually goes quite close to Michael’s place — he is a block further east.
Now 2008 photos I took in Bourke Street:
NSW Taoist Centre, Evergreen Taoist Church and old people’s home in Bourke Street East Redfern. This was formerly the NSW Police Academy. It still houses the NSW Mounted Police:
A coffee shop that was well frequented c.2005 by Sydney High staff. I noted in the video a Sydney High student probably on his way home from school, by the way.
….from my mothballed Photo Blog. I’ll let them speak for themselves. They are all Wollongong, except the last one which is the Japanese Peace Garden in Sutherland.