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Departing NSW Minister for roads warns of extremism … in Newtown

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My name is Duncan Gay and for the past six years I have served as the NSW Minister for Roads … and I have a grave warning. I am off to retirement, thanks to that ball breaking cunning-as-a-dunny-rat Gladys Berejiklian … Continue reading

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Rooves in the CBD

Rooves of Sydney CBD

I find what’s happening on the rooves in Sydney’s CBD very curious. Maybe it’s just because I can’t see what’s happening on the roof – but that’s not to say something fascinating ISN’T happening there. I have seen some rooves … Continue reading

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A side note to the new year

  Sorry for not writing much recently. Aside from being very busy and important, in and out of meetings, I moved temporarily to a house with no internet and became smitten with a German. But I don’t want to give … Continue reading

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Refreshing perspectives on poison: Camden Chan

  With the release of Camden’s new video, Too Pretty For Punk (see below), I asked Camden Chan this week if he ever considers poisoning people. ‘The list of people is endless, family included,’ he responded. Camden Chan and I … Continue reading

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Underground Cinema

[Photos courtesy of Vladimir Kravchenko] ‘THE FRISK SEARCH WENT TERRIBLY WRONG’ An evening event always gets me feeling a bit rambunctious. But let’s face scientific facts – cinema just doesn’t have the dressing up or excitement that it did back in the old … Continue reading

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‘I’m sorry …’

Has anyone heard that song by Paris Hilton ‘Sorry, it was just a drunk text’ ? Well look, there is a reason why I haven’t made many posts recently on sydneysiderblog.com … but it is not because I’ve been busy drunk … Continue reading

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Vladimir

Sydneysider Vladimir in many ways reminds me of my asian dad – needless to say, he is a photographer. He has a keen eye (keen as a blackbird among twenty snowy mountains) for any photo opportunity. The good news is that, … Continue reading

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The Dictionary of Sydney

Can I just say that The Dictionary of Sydney is really neat.

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Sydney of Yesteryear

This is a look-back on a typical Sydney week in the 1960s. Charming yet a little disturbing. How much has changed? The private school uniforms haven’t – surprise surprise! Even though trains here are called ‘electric trains’, the transport portrayed … Continue reading

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Sydney Sushi

Sydneysiders love efficient trains I feel like bringing up Sydney sushi. Maybe this is an asian instinct of mine. And yes, we all know sushi is Japanese specifically (Japanese probably stole it from the Chinese, as per usual) but asians of the future aren’t … Continue reading

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