Category Archives: Their suburbs

Front Yards

Sydneysiders, for at least some juicy part of their lives, are bored in the suburbs. This article, not to mention this whole blog, is probably proof of that (I really do hope this blog offers some sort of proof; to … Continue reading

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Coles: A History

[please note: erm, fine line between fact and fiction] Notice the globe in the old logo? Coles, like most evil things, began in Tasmania in 1910. Josef Coles was the son of a poor shopkeeper. As there was only one … Continue reading

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Potts Point / 2011

(Interviewer: H. Renwick, Photos: V. Kravchenko) Potts Point is a cosmopolitan suburb of inner-Sydney in close proximity to the harbour. Whilst relatively unknown to the general Sydneysider or the world at large, Potts Point boasts some of the finest examples … Continue reading

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Bondi / 2026

(Interviewer: H. Renwick, Photos: V. Kravchenko) Locally and internationally, Bondi is recognised as one of Sydney’s most iconic suburbs. Its culture has undoubtedly been greatly enriched by the presence of immigrants and tourists. Swedish nationals, Ella Ullmann and Maja Bergström, are … Continue reading

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Surry Hills / 2010

(Interviewer: H. Renwick, Photos: V. Kravchenko) Surry Hills, one of Sydney’s inner-city suburbs, engenders many misconceptions, or conceptions. Phaedra Wilson, who moved to Bourke Street just over three years ago, is loving life here. ‘It’s a ten minute walk to the … Continue reading

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Ferry

Sydneysiders wanna take a ride on a ferry, not on your disco stick. Obviously, I can’t speak for everyone … your disco stick clearly has some unspoken allure, and a love game would ensue … but that’s just a silly song, isn’t … Continue reading

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Strip Club Semantics: Kings Cross

Kings Cross has always had a dirty reputation. When I was a kid (sounding old now, but I’m young), it was like a forbidden fruit in a fruitbowl of city. But forbidden went out the window (adolescence) and Kings Cross … Continue reading

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The Psychochicken Disaster

I’ve never really understood why Sydney not only has chicken shops, but that we even have chains of chicken shops, with names like these. I mean, who wants to eat a psycho chicken anyway? I spoke to Mum about it the other … Continue reading

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