Posts Tagged ‘walking sydney’

Sam, Susan and Henry’s father is Gavin.

On the northern edge of Cherrybrook, abutting the bush, lies Gavin Place.

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Patricia Place

Posted: October 20, 2018 in Sydney Streets
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Robyn’s mum was Patricia.
We’d already walked her street, but we could hardly be expected to walk past another?!

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Bruce St, Ryde

Posted: October 7, 2018 in Sydney Streets
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Bruce is the husband of my sister, Elizabeth.

Behind Newport Beach there’s a considerable hill which rises up to Bilgola Plateau. Over the crest and down the hill towards Pittwater is Joanne Place.

So… after breakfast at Newport, by the time we walked down Joanne Place our legs were feeling it!

Pretty little street in a lovely area of Sydney.

Lynne Place, Hornsby

Posted: September 23, 2018 in Sydney Streets
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What to do? Go with the given name (Lynne St) or what Lynne is known by (Charlie Close near Wet ‘n Wild, Sydney or Charlie St at Middleton Grange). In the end we settled for Lynne St, Hornsby, which we walked with friends Tracie and Mal.

Like many streets with a given person’s name, Lynne St is pretty short, as evidenced by the panorama I took using the Google St view app.

It’s often not until you walk around streets that you realise where you are in relation to other locations you know well – like the Golf Driving Range at Thorneigh we could see (in the pic below.)

Cameron is one of nephews who is getting married to Eliza next week, so a good time to walk Cameron St. on a glorious winter morning.

Birchgrove is a fabulous suburb, so close to the city with a wide range of off-leash dog parks with harbour access. We could very easily downsize to here.

As we’ve found in previous years, a great variety of little pubs and cafes too.

 

We started with breakfast at The Coal Loader Cafe. in Balls Head Rd at Waverton, where we were a few weeks ago.
Beautiful spot – have to remember this as a venue for a 60th or similar.

From there we headed west, making our way around Balls Head Bay and Oyster Cove, around Berry Island Reserve and on towards Greenwich above the fuel tanks at Gore Cove, some of which have been removed, but some are still in use today, pumping fuel from here to Clyde near Parramatta.

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Coal Loader Cafe to Greenwich Rd

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Coal Loader Cafe. Lovely.

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Coal Loader Cafe

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Old wharf fallen into disrepair at Waverton below the Coal Loader Cafe

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Old street signs art installation below the Coal Loader Cafe

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Looking west towards Wondakiah Dr

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Tunnel under the old Coal Loader site

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Oyster Cove at the end of Wondakiah Dr at Waverton. Dense housing around, but lots of parkland maintained. Nice!

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Remnant of the old gasworks at Oyster Cove at the end of Wondakiah Dr at Waverton. Dense housing around, but lots of parkland maintained

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Berry Island – the point where land was filled to connect it to the mainland and make it no longer an island as such,

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Berry Island

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Berry Island

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Looking back towards the Coal Loader

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At the point off Berry Island

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Along the path between Berry Island and Greenwich

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Along the path between Berry Island and Greenwich

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Hollaway Park

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Hollaway Park, at the end of Vista St. Beautiful little park with a view

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Vista St Greenwich

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THE spot to watch the fireworks in Sydney! Greenwich Rd, above Gore Cove.