Surry Hills 5

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Cleveland House, possibly the oldest house still standing in Sydney. The picture I borrowed some time back from James O’Brien, who has quite a few Surry Hills pictures on his blog. The picture link tells you more about the house and my connection to it, tenuous as it may be. 😉

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From James also I borrow this picture of Little Oxford Street, a truly hidden street as James explains. He has begun a series on Surry Hills streets.

The building at the end is Ground Zero, Dr Cassy Workman’s practice which M and I have attended on occasions — in fact at various locations going back to 1990, even earlier in my case. Not that either of us is part of her core business…

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Terraces in Riley Street not far from Devonshire Street. Been in one of those quite a few times as a friend of M’s lived there.

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Not sure where I found this one, but it is Buckingham Street, not far from where I live. One terrace in Buckingham Street is cheekily named “Buckingham Palace”.

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Cafe Niki in Bourke Street, one of the SBHS staff resting places. Part of this pic is the banner for New Lines from a Floating Life.

UPDATE

Unfortunately, by August 2008 Cafe Niki was closed…

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