• Rouse Hill Estate
    Historic Buildings

    Rouse Hill Estate

    Rouse Hill Estate is probably my favourite historic place in Sydney. It is run and cared for by Sydney Living Museums but is still closed at the moment due to the pandemic. Given this, I thought I’d share some photos…

  • Bligh Hero or Villian

    Bligh: Hero or Villain

    Bligh: Hero or Villain is an exhibition currently on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum. But who is Bligh? He is a part of Sydney’s colonial past but what is generally known about him really doesn’t cast him in…

  • Camden Park House Open Day 2019
    Historic Buildings

    Camden Park House

    Have you ever been to Camden Park House? It is open once a year on the third weekend of September. I have wanted to visit it every year since I heard of its existence, which was about four years ago.…

  • Peapes Menswear
    Historic Buildings

    Ghost Signs of Sydney

    My interest was certainly piqued when I saw an article from the Sydney Morning Herald one evening about a ghost sign that had been unexpectedly uncovered on the side of a building in George Street, Sydney. In the next week,…

  • Exhibitions

    Winterfest 2017

    At the beginning of July, Hawkesbury Showground Sydney plays host to a medieval fair called Winterfest. Running over the weekend from 10 am till 5 pm, this fair is suitable for the entire family and for a range of medieval…