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Playground for little kids or big kids?

Camperdown Memorial park children’s playground is in disrepair. From the pile of empty bottles outside the playground it looks as if there was a party in the playground. And a rowdy one at that. The lock on the gate is … Continue reading

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Green with envy, or goblin blood?

I stepped out of a bus in Newtown today to see the gutters of King Street running green. Should the Goblin Protection Agency be called? Or is someone just a little envious? Now the amount of water is consistent with … Continue reading

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Late night buskers

Walking through Newtown tonight there was a large crowd gathered around a band of buskers under the “I have a dream” mural in King st. Two on drums, two guitars and two saxophone players. Well done with a good feel … Continue reading

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Newtown IGA is no more… (2)

(Follow up to Newtown IGA is no more…) I visited the ‘new’ store tonight. The new opening hours sign is up, and the times are the same. The supermarket in Newtown was once a Franklins, but when Woolworths bought the … Continue reading

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Newtown IGA is no more…

Are you the sort of Newtownian that thinks at 11pm “I need some blah, better duck off to Newtown IGA” ? Well as of tonight that might be a thing of the past. In my jaunt off to Newtown IGA … Continue reading

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Bad Karma, No longer needed, Free to good home

If you were a Buddhist what would you put in a garage sale? This question intrigued me when I noticed that the Buddhist centre in Newtown was having a garage sale. Old scrolls or monk robes no longer needed? Small … Continue reading

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