Overdue: my photo blog’s birthday — 2

By October 2008 I was beginning to experiment a little, and also finding no lack of subjects around inner Sydney, Redfern and Surry Hills. THIS blog, of course, took over in November 2008.

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Belvoir Theatre, Surry Hills, early morning

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My friend Sirdan 19 October 2008: “Sirdan and I again had Sunday lunch in our very favourite Chinese restaurant” – Chinese Whisper on Crown Street, no longer there.

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How can we complain? Here we are on Sunday 19 October 2008, and the weather is gorgeous, as you can see in Ward Park…

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Old Illawarra: mystery scans from my family archives

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Definitely the Wollongong coast from (probably) Sublime Point. But when? Around 1950?

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Near Kiama c. 1950?

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Could be Milton? Could be in Kiama/Shellharbour area? Between 1930 and 1950!

Could it be the backyard of the Headmaster’s house in Shellharbour c 1933?

One year ago — November 2008

First, this is just to prove that I have been nurturing the plants M put in last Thursday…

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… and then, it is amazing how the tree has grown lately…

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… as the neighbours go about their business…

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… and up the road…

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… yes, it is a bit overgrown around here, isn’t it?

Original photos by Neil Whitfield 2008

Tomorrow I’ll show you what it’s like now…