Tuesday, 9 February 2016
Monday, 8 February 2016
Sunday, 7 February 2016
Saturday, 6 February 2016
This harbour pool was renamed from Redleaf Pool to Murray Rose, after the three times Olympic swimming champion of the 1950s. Rose lived nearby and learned to swim here.
Read more here.
Friday, 5 February 2016
1. Named as such when a Mrs Busby gave an Aboriginal seven shillings compensation for fishing rights, or for a catch of fish;
2. A nurse, employed by Captain Piper, lost a purse containing 'seven shillings' on the beach.
To find out more about this beach, and a tale about Captain Piper, after whom the suburb is named, click here.
Thursday, 4 February 2016
One of the myriad swimming enclosures in the more gentle waters of Sydney Harbour. Sydney is renowned for its surf beaches, but for those who prefer a gentler swimming experience, there's plenty of options available. The vast picnic and play areas make it popular with families and school groups.
Wednesday, 3 February 2016
I love this pool. It's true rock pool, which was constructed in 1932 by the local council as an unemployment relief scheme.
See more here. And here. And here, where you can see it looking like a washing machine.