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THE NAKED CITY – A BRIEF HISTORY OF GAMBLING

Not everybody will agree with me but I find the rising Crown Casino tower at Barangaroo downright scary. Its bulging frame, which will eventually dominate everything within cooee, looms over the waterfront resembling a Godzilla or Transformer-like monster. Its architectural merits aside I have to say I find it incredibly menacing, even more so with […]

NAKED CITY – GUNS & POKIES!

Donald Trump’s reaction to the Florida school shooting, suggesting teachers now be armed in the classroom, must have sent raptures through the upper echelons of the National Rifle Association. Talk about the knee jerk wisdom of a ‘stable genius’. What it did demonstrate was Trump’s almost unflagging alignment with America’s most powerful lobby group, one […]

Naked City: Cathedral Street kaleidoscope

  Cathedral Street runs nearly the length of Woolloomooloo, one of Sydney’s most economically diverse suburbs. A stroll down the leafy tree-lined thoroughfare soon reveals everything that is good and not so good about the ‘Loo’. Start your journey at the corner of Riley and Cathedral and the site of the old Pips International night […]