Tag Archives: Sydney

The northwest nexus: Castle Towers

The recent addition of the Northwest (NW) Metro has democratised travel to the region. Castle Hill is one of the main beneficiaries. The eponymous Metro stop sits adjacent to Castle Towers, a large shopping centre that is the Northwest’s drawcard. … Continue reading

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Field Journal

Well, the first thing I noticed about Auburn was the news agency in the train station. There was nothing remarkable about it; in fact, it could very well pass for your average Aussie newsstand. What particularly caught my gaze, in … Continue reading

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An anvil autumn’s night in Newtown

The dawn of autumn had just broken ground in Sydney when, early on a rainy night in Newtown, I climbed a narrow stairway into the unknown. I had been looking forward all day to this moment. Days ago, I saw … Continue reading

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Saturdays worth sacrificing

From unwitting places, art springs. This I fathomed early, once upon another lifetime. It came to me in the form of nothing more than a nuisance, a pesky mosquito that sucked the vigour out of me. It has everything to … Continue reading

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