Surry Hills 39: Parkham Street 1

Fifty years and more ago my friends and I used to run down this street on our way to Central from The Mine: run because we felt, with some reason, this was a dangerous place, apart from a desire to make it in time to catch the 3.25 to The Shire — which we sometimes did! No trees then, as I recall, and there was a very different smell…

Now look at it!

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Surry Hills 37: Sydney Boys High Moore Park, aka “The Mine”

Bit of an act of love, this post! As you will see from these entries The Mine and I go back a long way. In addition I spent the best part of the past 25 years working there, commencing with the Class of 1986 when they were in Year 11 in 1985, first as an English/History teacher, and in more recent years as ESL Support.

I have decided to post all The Mine pics on this one post…

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