A holiday Monday, we finished off walking around Balmain East. What an eclectic mix of old and new, architecturally designed glass and steel and flaking weatherboard, big and tiny, light and dark, loved and tendered and falling into disrepair.

As this area was historically “working man’s territory”, I don’t think there’s a better example of asset rich, cash poor anywhere else in Sydney; residents sitting on millions of dollars of real estate, without the means to renovate and take advantage of views and location.


  1. […] parking, we walked to the base of the ANZAC Bridge where we had walked some weeks ago  and walked around the water’s edge to the bridge, completing that bit of the […]


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