Select things I saw five years ago

Taken from my photoblog Monthly Archives: June 2012.

Back in West Wollongong — 3

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Yesterday: revisiting South Sydney — 1

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Redfern Oval – home of the Bunnies.

School excursion

At the Old Catholic Cemetery, Wollongong.

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Kids! Looks as if music was involved.

Now that I am retired…Smile

Wollongong Harbour (Belmore Basin) – June 17 — 4

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What I saw in November 2013

Recycles from this blog.

Local–Crown Street Mall

Posted on November 1, 2013 by Neil

When I returned to Wollongong in 2010 after 30 years in Glebe/Paddington/Redfern/Surry Hills, Crown Street Mall looked like this:

Some found the “birdcage” a bit dark, and at night it could be a dangerous area.

So Council decided to dig it all up and start again. And for most of this year they have been digging – quite frankly an ugly process. In addition a whole new shopping complex  is arising at one end….

But yesterday the Mall temporarily reopened….

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There are those who think the Spotted Gums are not a good idea.  One of the main reasons for the redevelopment is clear in these next two. Note the cameras!

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My fourth Wollongong November–4–Mount Keira Road again

Posted on November 6, 2013 by Neil

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From the Illawarra Brewery on Thursday — 1

Posted on November 15, 2013 by Neil

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From The Illawarra Brewery on Thursday – 2 – gulls

Posted on November 16, 2013 by Neil

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In The Gong on Monday

Posted on November 19, 2013 by Neil

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Murals are popping up all over! The three-day mural festival in Wollongong, Wonderwalls, celebrates street art outside of the big city.

And Monday was just a touch wet!

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Christmas is coming

Posted on November 27, 2013 by Neil

… but the Christmas Bush is just a shade early this year.

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Those were taken this morning in West Wollongong.