Thursday, July 30, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
With the wind in our hair, we caught a rivercat into Circular Quay.
As many as 50,000 convicts transported to New South Wales from around the old
British Empire spent some time at the Barracks. Based at the Barracks, they
provided the labour and skills that built the colony. Later the old building was
a temporary home for thousands of female immigrants and infirm or destitute women.
By the turn of the 20th century its rooms and corridors echoed to the
sound of lawyers, clerks and a range of public servants working at a variety of
jobs from providing law courts to public services like the vaccine institute and
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
These holidays I have been trying to walk a bit more. (The body in its 40s needs a lot more attention and exercise!!)
I have been listening to Sufjan Stevens whilst striding around the district.
It leaves me feeling euphoric.
It is impossible to find an official music video for Sufjan (maybe there aren't any), but I found some videos posted on YouTube featuring an interview and set he did for a radio station.
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
Benni lives on our back deck.
He is the sweetest creature - I never thought a rabbit would have so much to offer.