Category Archives: Their tribes

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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A day in the life of a lad (by M.T.)

[There is one subgroup in Sydney that is almost unanimously hated – lads.  They are a distinguisable feature of Sydney, and yet many travellers who come to Sydney and Sydneysiders of a certain generation have no idea who these skinny … Continue reading

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Jews in Sydney

There’s a strange relationship between the general and the 45,000 Jewish Sydneysiders. On the one hand, people revere the Jewish generation that survived the Holocaust and the contribution of Jews to many facets of Sydney. But on the other hand there … Continue reading

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Star City: follow the White Rabbit

I swear some Sydneysiders live in Star City. The other day I went to see them. Spending money is not the issue here; the LIVES of these people are spent on machines. It’s curious to know how this tribe comes to be here. It goes … Continue reading

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Hedges.

Recently, a dentist in Roseville turned his front garden into a vegetable patch. It was almost scandalous, because he didn’t have a hedge, a magnolia tree or a lawn. He actually made use of his garden. It got me thinking; … Continue reading

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