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summer

After weeks and weeks of moist, cool, windy and wet so-so weather, this week finally real summer arrived. Here is, what I expect the sky to look like later on, today. 25 more words

Garden

Pointless Posts 

There is a small carpark at the end of our street which services a small local shop, a breakfast bar (chips, pies and bacon sandwiches for the early morning workers), an Asian supermarket, a Thai restaurant and nestled improbably in between all of them, a hairdressers. 600 more words

Writing

Bupa Aged Care Facility

Custom seats designed by Street Furniture Australia fix onto raised garden beds at the Bupa Aged Care Facility in Clemton Park.

The facility offers 144 beds, with courtyards to allow green fingers of landscape to wrap around the wings on the eastern side, and on the west a courtyard creates a tranquil garden. 79 more words

Street Furniture

If Street Furniture Could Talk

Street furniture probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of protected heritage. But our high streets and country lanes would be a poorer place without the milestones, lamp posts, horse troughs and bollards that collectively remind us of how very different from today our streets once were. 825 more words

Heritage

Lights Out!

On some of the old photographs of Middleton (and other towns), there are street lamps. Gas lamps. They are not lit of course! Imagining the cosy glow of the old gas lamps is a comforting thought these days. 408 more words

Gas Lamps

Robina Hospital QLD

Robina Hospital required custom tree grates that were designed in such a way as to prevent women wearing high heels from slipping and trapping their heels in the perforations. 26 more words

Street Furniture

Bedford Row water pump: A pretty piece of Georgian street furniture

Long before the likes of Thames Water pumped water directly into our houses, Londoners had to rely on outdoor, public pumps for our essential utility. While these days, we have the luxury of running water inside, many of the outdoor pumps – mostly out of use – remain as part of London’s street furniture. 244 more words

London