A passion for travel and photography

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  • Coogee SLSC
  • Gordon's Bay
  • Stairway to Heaven
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  • Stockholm Palace
  • Burlington Arcade, Piccadilly
  • The Jubilee Line, Waterloo
  • Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • Temperate House


Ross Jones Memorial Pool, Coogee

DSC_7087_HDRThe Ross Jones Memorial Pool was built in 1947. It is located next to the Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) at Coogee Beach.

The National Trust has observed that the pool is significant due to the unique design, which includes concrete piers that extend above the wall resembling turrets at the top of a sandcastle. The pool has a long history of association with local swimming clubs and their members. The pool is used by the Coogee Penguins, a winter swimming club.

Coogee Surf Life Saving Club

Coogee SLSCCoogee Beach is a beautiful spot and it is sometimes hard to believe its only 15 minutes from the hustle and bustle of central Sydney.

Coogee Beach offers an almost holiday type of setting for swimming, sunbathing, picnics in the park, and Surf Life Saving. Coogee also offers plenty of other things to do at its many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.

The Coogee Surf Life Saving Club, which is located at the south end of Coogee beach, offers a real sense of community spirit. It is a great way to meet new people, support the community, keep fit or just have fun.

Gordon’s Bay

Gordon's BayA unique and protected aquatic reserve, Gordons Bay is one of Sydney’s most popular dive spots. Offering Sydney’s only underwater nature trail, the secluded bay is accessed via the coastal walk, located south of Clovelly Beach and north from Coogee Beach.

Protected by an offshore reef, the bay is a safe location to explore the beauty of this unique undersea world. View the magnificent marine life from above, snorkelling through the cool Read the rest of this page »

Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to HeavenSculpture by the Sea is staged along the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. The concept for Sculpture by the Sea was the culmination of many years thinking, where a new step in the thought process came up every year or so. Essentially the exhibition came from a desire to create a major, free to the public arts event for Sydney and this is one of the many pieces of art on display from the 2013 exhibition.

Dubai Spice Souk

DSC_5459Dubai Spice Souk or the Old Souk is a traditional market (or souk) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Spice Souk is located in eastern Dubai, in Deira and is adjacent to the Dubai Gold Souk. The Spice Souk, situated on Sikkat Al Khail Road, is in the locality of Al Ras. The souk comprises several narrow lanes which are lined with open and closed-roof stores. Read the rest of this page »

Stockholm Palace

Stockholm PalaceThe Stockholm Palace or the Royal Palace (Swedish: Stockholms slott or Kungliga slottet) is the official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch (the actual residence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia is at Drottningholm Palace). Stockholm Palace is located on Stadsholmen (“city island”), in Gamla Stan (the old town) in the capital, Stockholm. It neighbours the Riksdag building and Stockholm Cathedral.

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Burlington Arcade, Mayfair

Burlington Arcade, PiccadillyThe longest and most beautiful covered shopping street in Britain, the Burlington Arcade has been heralded as an historic and architectural masterpiece and a true luxury landmark in London ever since it was first unveiled to great acclaim in 1819. As one of Britain’s first shopping arcades, it has led the way in retail trends and remains a pioneer to this day.

The Jubilee Line, Waterloo

Waterloo tube station is a London Underground station located at Waterloo station. It is the busiest station on the network and is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and the Waterloo & City lines.

This particular shot is of the tunnel to the Jubilee line which looks very futuristic.

Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts, London“Australia” – Marking the first major survey of Australian art in the UK for 50 years, this exhibition spans more than 200 years from 1800 to the present day and seeks to uncover the fascinating social and cultural evolution of a nation through its art.

Temperate House

Opened in 1863, the Temperate House is the largest surviving Victorian glasshouse in the world. From August 2013, Kew is undertaking a vital five year restoration project, costing 34.3 million pounds. The project will restore the Temperate House and its surrounding landscape, and convert the adjoining Evolution House into a world class public engagement centre.


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