Sydney Harbour Bridge

For someone who had no interest in Sydney, I have to admit, I really fell in love with the place… It’s a no matter where you turn there is something interesting, amusing, slightly shocking, cute, awful, amazing… it’s just that kind of place. I’ve heard a few people compare it unfavourably to New York… ThatContinue reading “Sydney Harbour Bridge”

The terror of the Australian White Ibis

When wildlife goes very very wrong… Pigeons, seagulls, sparrows, robins and other urbanised birds don’t strike me as out of place – but the urbanised ibis – it just seems wrong. They are native to northern Australia but were introduced to the southern part of the country in the 60s and 70s. This fellow isContinue reading “The terror of the Australian White Ibis”

Sin City

Actually… I just love the way this shot turned out… Darlinghurst Road in Kings Cross, Sydney. I’ve grown weary of vanishing point shots – all those piers jutting out into the water (for godssakes, never pierce he horizon!) But then I saw this – why it’s all the deadly sins your gramma warned you aboutContinue reading “Sin City”

One Night in Sydney

Proper travel advisers undoubtedly cringe when they read my travelogues and commentary. I just seem to do it all wrong and get amazing results. Of course I make the necessary bookings and comply with enforced regulations – I mean the thoroughly well planned and well thought out stuff – the lists of things you areContinue reading “One Night in Sydney”