Surry Hills Update

In 2007, I wrote on this blog “Surry Hills must be the only place outside the former Soviet Union where people queue for bread.” In the time since, the very popular Bourke Street Bakery has expanded, with a number of other venues across Sydney. Though it’s only a short walk from where I live, I …

Wimbo Park Revisited

Out of the blue this week, I received some comments on a blog post I made back into 2010 about Wimbo Park. Wimbo Park is lovely little park at the end of Devonshire Street, Surry Hills opposite the semi-famous Bourke Street Bakery, and not far from where I live. It’s a lovely space to sit …

Wimbo Park and Centennial Park

Although it’s a little cold, wet and windy outside right now, it was a really beautiful day in Sydney. And so I set out mid-afternoon for what I’d planned as a brief walk to the nearby coffee shop to read the paper and have a bite to eat. Somehow that brief walk morphed into an …