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Photos - Sydney East (continued)


Balmain

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Splashes of colour enliven shady Longview Street, Balmain.


Balmain

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Yes, it's finally conceding defeat, but we should remember that this house in Beattie Street, Balmain, was one of Sydney's earliest and weathered the storm for around 130 years.


Balmain

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Who holds the Sydney record for longest time in the same job? We didn't know, but assumed Terry Gordon came close. The plaque adorns the Painters and Dockers Union hall in Mort Street, Balmain.
Now we do know. Kevin Donaldson worked on Auburn Council garbage trucks for an amazing 54 years. But that's only part of it - he did the same run all that time!


Balmain

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The Orange Peel Café graces the corner of Beattie and Evans Streets, Balmain.


Balmain

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You can still buy typewriters from two shops in Darling Street, Balmain, between Arthur and Elliott Streets.
(Also see next photo)


Balmain

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You can still buy typewriters from two shops in Darling Street, Balmain, between Arthur and Elliott Streets.
(Also see previous photo)


Balmain

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Sydney's best place for holy communion is the Balmain Uniting Church in Darling Street. It's a church on Sunday and a café Monday to Saturday. You don't believe us? Then check inside for the weekday menus and Sunday's cross and stained glass.
(Also see next photo)


Balmain

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Balmain Uniting Church in Darling Street (Also see previous photo)


Banksia

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A sample of the many tiny houses in and around Gibbes Street, Banksia.


Banksia

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... but, even this narrow, they can sell for nearly half a million dollars in Gibbes Street, Banksia.


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