NOT SO FAST

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    MyFrance

    Warren Fahey the folklorist and hero of SlowSydney is thinking of leaving our shores. This is sad, but he is conducting an interesting search for the perfect town within a few…

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    Why a Second Airport Makes Sense

    A big airport will be a huge benefit to Sydney’s Western Suburbs. Vic Kenslow explains. Successful cities are based around transportation hubs. Once it was ports, then…

    Fast Sydney

    Jane Hammond explains just why Sydney is so fast. We all know Sydney lacks enough transport infrastructure. But no one talks about the reason. In fact it’s…

    CITY: The Crane

      Michael Fitzjames: Colossal cranes like this bestrode the sea-lanes of the British Empire in its waning days, from Southhampton to Aden, Simonstown at Durban, Bombay, Trincomalee, Singapore,…

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    Auden in Sydney

    ‘Welcome to Sydney.’ ‘Thank you.’ ‘When did you begin writing poetry?’ ‘One Sunday afternoon in March 1922.’ ‘Why?’ ‘A friend suggested that I should.’ ‘Were you…

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    CITY: The High Line

    New York’s High Line Park, inspiration for the future of Glebe Island Bridge? We liked this week’s article by Kath O’Regan on the High Line, the…

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    GALLERY: Michele Mossop

    We are delighted to run our second gallery of Michele’s work. Regular readers will recall her spooky-but-beautiful Eastern Suburbs by Night exhibition of a few months…

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    Living in the city

    The recent $17 million sale of a ‘trophy penthouse’ in The Residence, an apartment tower facing Hyde Park, points to some dramatic changes in the city.…