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Silent Sunday: A farcical photo of a fruity folly

A farcical photo of a fruity folly: The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales. Only in Australia? Not so.

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A Postcard to Dorrigo

Driving from Armidale to Coff’s Harbour with my oldest daughter some years ago, I spot a sign for Dorrigo. The name sounds familiar. But why? We’re at the other end of the world, after all. In Australia. And not Sydney or Melbourne, but inland Australia. Driving along, we pass any number of waterfalls on the […]

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Captain Cook Whitianga, Mercury Bay, NZ

Silent Sunday: Captain Cook landing site in Whitianga, New Zealand (2003)

Captain Cook Whitianga – in 1769 Captain Cook landed here at Mercury Bay on the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand to watch the transit of Mercury. This photo was taken in 2003 with a non-digital camera.

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Silent Sunday: Kangaroos grazing in Glenbrook, NSW, Australia

Kangaroos grazing in Glenbrook, Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia.

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Colourful bus in Apia, Samoa

Silent Sunday: Colourful bus in Apia, Samoa

Colourful bus in Apia, capital of Samoa in the Pacific.

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Silent Retro Sunday: Luna Park seen from Sydney Harbour, 2001

Luna Park seen from Sydney Harbour, 2001

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Old Parliament House Canberra

Silent Sunday: Old Parliament House in Canberra

Old Parliament House Canberra

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